Types Of Caramel Colours

Caramel colour or caramel colouring is a water-soluble food colouring. It is prepared by controlled heat treatment of food-grade carbohydrates, with or without chemical compounds, in a process called caramelization. Caramel Colour is Yellowish Brown to Blackish Brown Colour produced by heating food grade carbohydrates like Corn Syrup or Sugar in a controlled environment in the presence of alkalis.

caramel colour having Four classes as below :

  • E150a – Class I: Plain Caramel Colour
  • E150b – Class II: Caustic Sulfite Process Caramel Colour
  • E150c – Class III: Ammonia Process Caramel Colour
  • E150d – Class IV: Sulfite Ammonia Process Caramel Colour
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