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Caramel Color

Cas No.: 8028-89-5 HS Code.: 3203001 E No.: E150d Product Alias: --

Categories: Colour Retention Agents

Caramel color or caramel coloring is a water-soluble food coloring. It is made by heat treatment of carbohydrates, in general in the presence of acids, alkalis, or salts, in a process called caramelization. It is more fully oxidized than caramel candy, and has an odor of burnt sugar and a somewhat bitter taste. Its color ranges from pale yellow to amber to dark brown. You can find premium suppliers that supply Caramel Color on OKFoodAdd, the biggest online marketplace for food additive industry. The listed suppliers and prices are validated by native professional sourcing team members from China. You can send inquiries with confidence and get prompt responses. Caramel color is one of the oldest and most widely used food colorings, and is found in many commercially produced foods and beverages.

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Standard:Food Grade, Package: -- , Appearance: Black brown liquid or powder with special caramel ...





Standard:GB8817, Package: -- , Appearance: dark brown,thick liquid





E 0.1%1CM (610nm) absorbance




Particle size(100mesh)

90% Pass through

PH value (1% solution)


Light Proof


Ammoniacal nitrogen(as NH3)


Sulfur dioxide(as So2)


Total nitrogen(as N)


Total sulfur(as S)


4-Methyl imidazole

≤200 mg/kg

Arsenic (as As)

≤1.0 mg/kg

Lead( as Pb)

≤2.0 mg/kg

Heavy metals( as Pb)

≤25 mg/kg

Mercury(as Hg)

≤0.1 mg/kg

Standard plate count






Applications & Uses

Caramel color or caramel coloring is a water-soluble food coloring.

Meat & Poultry Additives, Beverage Additives, Confectionery Additives


Storage & Handling Precautions


Caramel Color should be kept at room temperature in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging. Moisture should be avoided.

Handling Precaution:

Handling of Caramel Color should only be performed by those who are well trained and familiar with chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.


Quality Control

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QAre you manufacturer of Caramel Color?

No, OKFoodAdd does not manufacture Caramel Color. We have firm relationships with manufacturers and suppliers of Caramel Color in China and our QC team will be glad to help you audit or inspect the manufacturers.

QDo you have Caramel Color in stock?

After we receive your inquiry, your personal purchase agent will contact the manufacturers soon and make sure Caramel Color is available to ship.

QWhat is the lead time for Caramel Color?

If your required quantity is within the inventory limit, your order will be able to be shipped in one week; if the quantity is large, your purchase agent will negotiate prices and estimated delivery time with the manufacturer on your behalf.

QWhat is the MOQ of Caramel Color?

According to different food ingredients and different manufacturers, the MOQ varies. Please consult online customer service or your personal purchase agent for more details.

QWhat is the price of Caramel Color?

The prices you see in the product detail page are valid prices. Since the price of Caramel Color fluctuates often, we recommend you confirm the prices with your personal purchase agent before placing orders.

QDo you provide free samples of Caramel Color?

Yes, we provide free samples of Caramel Color. Please send inquiry to us or consult your personal purchase agent for more details.

QWhat kind of payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment methods including T/T, O/A, D/P, D/A, Credit, etc. Please consult your personal purchase agent for more details.

QHow long do you need to reply to my inquiry on Caramel Color?

Normally, it takes 24 hours at most (except holidays).

QHow do I contact my personal purchase agent?

You can find the contact information in dashboard of your account center.

QIs the information of suppliers listed on OKFoodAdd reliable?

Yes, we guarantee the information is real and valid. We can also provide factory audit service for all suppliers listed on OKFooddAdd.

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