Caramel Color is the world’s most widely used food colorant. It is used largely to impart color in numerous foods and beverages including colas, soy sauce, seasonings, breads, pet foods, cereals, etc. It is also used in some cosmetic and non-food applications.
Caramel Color is not a flavor but simply a coloring agent. When Caramel Color is used at the usual low concentrations required in most food coloring applications, it generally has no significant effect on the flavor profile of the finished product.
Caramel Color, is the dark-brown liquid or solid resulting from the carefully controlled heat treatment of food grade carbohydrate. Certain food-grade acids, alkalis and salts may be employed to assist the caramelization of the carbohydrate.
The term “caramel” is often used to describe confections and flavors made from caramelized sugar. The term “Caramel Color” only describes the color additive. All our caramel Colors have undergone full regulatory review and are safely used throughout the world.
Caramel Color does not have an “ingredient list” because it is a single color additive, and Yugen Chemicals Caramel Colors are 100% Caramel Color.
TYPES OF CARAMEL COLOUR :
Yugen Chemicals Pvt Ltd offers all four classes of Caramel Color, i.e Class I,Class II, Class III, Class IV. It is used in production of Seasoning, Soft Drinks, Breakfast Bars, Eye Shadow, Cough Syrup and many more areas. We offer certified organic, allergen and glutten free caramel color to our customers.
Class I is plain,caustic,spirit caramel where no ammonia or sulfite components can be used. Widely used in whiskey and high proof alcohols. Class II is caustic sulfite caramel which can be prepared in the presence of sulfite compounds but no ammonium. Widely used in cognac,sherry and some vinegars. Class III is ammonia, baker’s, confectioner’s, beer caramel which can be prepared in the presence of ammonium compounds but no sulfite compounds. Widely used in beer, sauces and confectionary. Class IV is sulfite ammonia caramel, acid proof, soft drink caramel which can be prepared both in the presence of sulfite and ammonium compounds. Widely used in acidic environments such as soft drinks.