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Soft drinks

Colouring and enhancing shades

The colour of soft drinks can be standardized by caramel in order to obtain beautiful golden shades

Applications sodas
  • Caramel colours
    • Caramel colours E150a have "Red/Brown" shades
    • Caramel colours E150d have "Brown/Grey" shades with low 4-MEI versions < 10ppm
  • Burnt sugars
    • Burnt sugars bring both colour and taste
    • Stable in soft drinks
    • Clean labelling: "Caramel" if they bring taste to the finished product (for more information, refer to EUTECA decision-tree)
    • Colouring power: from 5000 to 15000 EBC
The art and science of caramelization