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Plain Caramel Colour CAS 8028-89-5

Molecular Formula: C7H10O2

Formula Weight: 0

ZSpharmac: Plain Caramel Colour Supplier

Product Name: Plain Caramel Colour
CAS No: 8028-89-5
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Plain Caramel Colour
Other Names:CARAMEL
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Reddish Brown
EINECS No.:232-435-9
Provide:Plain Caramel Colour MSDS;
Plain Caramel Colour COA

What is Plain Caramel Colour?

Caramel, also known as sauce color, occupies an important position in the food coloring market and is currently the most popular food additive used in the food industry. It is widely used in condiment, food, beverage, medicine and other industries. Plain Caramel Colour is made of high-quality sucrose, glucose or other starch sugar as the main raw material, and is made of natural pigments with special formula and technology. The pigment has the characteristics of good water solubility, strong tinting strength, stable properties, safety and non-toxicity, etc. It is currently the most used food coloring and the most widely used one. Plain Caramel Colour can increase the sensory properties of food and improve the commercial value of food. Therefore, the application of Plain Caramel Colour in the industry will become more and more extensive. In industry, it is also used in cosmetics.

Plain Caramel Colour Property

Color ratio and hue
As a colorant, Plain Caramel Colour is of course the most important indicator of color intensity (EBC unit). my country stipulates that EBC and 0.1% caramel solution (W/V) use a spectrophotometer at a wavelength of 610nm to pass a ratio of 1cm The light absorption value measured by the color dish is proportional, the larger the light absorption value (A), the darker the color, EBC=(A×20000)/0.076. While the colour intensity of a caramel colour is important, so is its hue, and the hue index is an important measure of the Plain Caramel Colour’s hue and its redness characteristics.

Plain Sugar Shades are colloidal in nature and all have a small cost, which can be favorable or negative, depending on the approach of manufacturing as well as the pH of the food made use of. Treatment should be taken when selecting, otherwise it will impact the effect of use. For example, the acid-resistant colloidal pigment made use of in cola beverages must be adversely charged, and also the isoelectric point ought to be less than 1.5. caramel coloring. From a microbiological viewpoint, Level Sugar Colour is an extremely stable item, with a service life of 12 months as germs can not make it through in sugar colour.

The pH value of Plain Caramel Colour is an important sign in the application, and also the pH worth of caramel differs from type to kind. If the pH of the sugar is > 5.0, it is very easy to infect microorganisms. If the pH is < 2.5, it will resinize quickly. The lower the pH, the faster this adjustment. Acid-resistant sugar ought to have a pH of 2.8 to 3.3, with approximately 2.9 to 3.0. This sugar is primarily utilized in the beverage sector. Sugar with an isoelectric cost of 4.5 to 5.0 is included in beer and soy sauce. Since it does not alter the pH of the tool as well as follows the chargeability of the service, the solubility rises. The pH of sugar is normally figured out by the resources process and can be readjusted according to different requirements.

Factories are focusing on reducing the viscosity of caramel, thereby expanding its use. Some Plain Caramel Colours have the same solids content and specific gravity as other caramels, but have low viscosity, high fluidity, good stability, and uniform coloration, and are used in the bakery industry. Caramel used in baking mainly requires good fluidity, easy to mix with flour evenly, and does not require high color ratio. Therefore, during processing, the production process must be determined according to its use. According to reports, with the prolongation of heating time, the color ratio of Plain Caramel Colour increases, but high temperature tends to cause macromolecular substances to polymerize, the viscosity increases, and the fluidity decreases.

Application of Plain Caramel Colour

Application of Plain Caramel Colour in Food Industry
Plain Caramel Colour is a food additive with the widest application range and the largest number of applications. Generally speaking, it can be used in soy sauce, vinegar, beer, rice wine, pickles, soy products, canned food, biscuits, candy, instant noodles, soup, Baked goods, flue-cured tobacco and cough syrup, etc.

1. Application in soft drinks
Soft drinks are the field with the largest amount of caramel color in the world. The original concentration of Plain Caramel Color is used. Generally, less than 4g of caramel is used per 3L of beverages. When applied to cola beverages, the amount is doubled. Since it adds only 1cal per liter of beverage, it is the color of choice in diet drink processing. In addition, there is a caramel color used in root beer, a non-alcoholic beverage flavored with oils of sassafras and wintergreen, which contributes to the top foam and attractive red color. In carbonated beverages, Plain Caramel Colour acts as an emulsifier and prevents aromas from separating out.

2. Application in ethanol beverages
Plain Caramel Colour can be used in beer, whisky, wine, rum and liqueurs, most commonly those that are stable in high alcohol content.

A consideration for applications in alcoholic beverages is the charge of the chosen Plain Caramel Colour. Beer contains positively charged proteins, and if negatively charged caramel is added, it will aggregate into larger particles, forming precipitates, resulting in turbidity. Therefore, in beer, caramel with positive charge and stable to beer should be used. In addition, ginger beer concentrates generally contain ethanol, so it is required that the caramel color used is not only positively charged, but must also be resistant to ethanol concentrations, otherwise precipitation will occur. Adding a small amount of water can usually reverse the sedimentation, but excessive additions must be avoided as this may cause cloudiness in the ginger beer extract.

In order to improve the stability of Plain Caramel Colour in liqueurs (especially creamy liqueurs), Plain Caramel Colour and ethanol must be premixed before adding other ingredients. When using dairy products as excipients, the sterilization temperature must be controlled , to prevent the butterfat from burning, otherwise, the caramelized butterfat particles will float and give the impression of caramel spoilage.

3. Other
Soy sauce can be preserved with up to 15% salt, so salt-stabilized caramel coloring is required to give soy sauce products a naturally fermented color.

Caramel coloring can also be used to add appeal to the look of baked goods. Liquid and powdered caramel colorings at full or double strength are available to compensate for insufficient and uneven coloring power in specialty breads, “topped” cakes and cookie preparations.

Positively charged caramel coloring can play a stable role in malt vinegar; while in the production of apple cider vinegar and distilled vinegar, its performance is unstable.

Application of Plain Caramel Colour in Cosmetics

1.Plain Caramel Colour is a natural pigment ingredient used in skin care and cosmetic products to improve the appearance of products by imparting caramel, brown tones. Caramel color has been used for years to improve the color of makeup and skin care products. It is often found in products such as shampoos, tanning products, makeup and many other skin and hair care products.

Plain Caramel Colour Development trend

1. Varieties are developing towards diversification With the continuous progress and innovation of the production technology of Plain Caramel Colour, the colours of Plain Caramel Colour at different concentrations will be more abundant, and the varieties will be more diversified. A variety of products with different colors have been derived, so that the market share of caramel color in the field of food color has gradually expanded.

2. The scope of application continues to expand After my country’s entry into the WTO, the rapid development of the food industry has provided a broad field for the application of caramel pigments. In the future development of Plain Caramel Colour, a very important task is to continuously expand the application range while maintaining stable production.

3. To develop in the direction of standardization and scale To make the domestic market better and bigger, the Plain Caramel Colour products in our country must be standardized so that food processing manufacturers can use them. At the same time, the international market should be developed. The world’s food coloring demand is large, especially the consumption of natural caramel coloring is increasing at a rate of 3% to 5% every year. The promotion of my country’s high-quality natural caramel coloring to all countries in the world will enable my country’s colorant industry to develop faster in the international competition.

4. The gradual transition to green food additive Plain Caramel Colour is also a development trend to use green raw materials and green production processes in production. Under the background that the whole society pays more and more attention to environmental protection and physical health, through the efforts of various manufacturers and research institutions, caramel coloring will be able to gradually become a green food additive in the future.

Research and Development Status and Prospects of Plain Caramel Colour

Development status and existing problems

In the past ten years, the field of Plain Caramel Colour has made great progress, especially in terms of production varieties, production processes, relevant standardization documents and regulations. At present, the production of caramel color in China is quite large, and there is still a lot of room for further development. According to incomplete statistics, the annual output of Plain Caramel Colour in China is about 20,000 tons, and the output of several large domestic companies accounts for a large part. However, there are still many manufacturers with small scale and single product, hovering among small scale, low quality and high loss, with insignificant economic benefits and poor anti-risk ability. The realization of large-scale production of caramel coloring, the creation of economies of scale, and the elimination of some small factories and workshops is the future development trend. At present, the global trade volume of Plain Caramel Colour is about 100 million US dollars, and the domestic trade volume is about 100 million yuan. The demand for caramel color in the market is basically stable, with an annual growth rate of about 2% to 3%. With the continuous improvement of caramel color production technology, the expansion of caramel market and the growth of green food, the production and sales of Plain Caramel Color will gradually increase.

In addition, Plain Caramel Colour is also constantly introducing new technologies to realize the upgrading of products. At present, the main new technologies adopted in China are: ① Microcapsule technology. This technique is a technique of embedding and curing the core with substances that can form the capsule wall or membrane. The encapsulated particles can avoid the influence of light, heat, oxygen and other environmental factors, are relatively stable, can prolong the storage period, and are convenient for application. After using the microcapsule technology, Plain Caramel Colour can be dispersed in the oil phase, which solves many problems in the food industry and drives the processing and production of seasonings and convenience foods. ②Membrane separation and ultrafiltration technology. Membrane separation technology is a molecular-level separation technology that does not produce phase changes during the separation process. It can be used for water treatment, raw material treatment, and caramel color purification or concentration in caramel production to achieve the purpose of improving product quality. Ultrafiltration technology is a kind of membrane separation, which uses ultrafiltration membrane to remove 4-methylimidazole and THI present in ammonia caramel.

Although Plain Caramel Colour has made some progress, there are also some technical and equipment problems. The main problems are: the stability of caramel, that is, the phenomenon of lipidation and fluidity during the shelf life, which has not been effectively solved. Another problem is the color and flavor of caramel. At present, the red index of domestic ammonia caramel is generally below 5, and the color is dark brown. It is annoying to use in food, and the market is eager for red caramel. The flavor problem is the strange smell caused by the production of iron equipment and the abuse of oil foot defoaming in some domestic caramel products. These bad smells have a certain impact on the food flavor. In response to this situation, there are currently flavored caramel products abroad, such as products with certain amino acids added to caramel, or special caramel with chocolate and cream smells.

About Products:
If you need CARAMEL, a cosmetic raw material, please contact our service staff directly, we will provide you with high-quality products at the best price.
As an experienced CARAMEL manufacturer and supplier, ZSpharmac will provide CARAMEL raw materials to customers all over the world for a long time.
Over the years, the company has been adhering to the spirit of “integrity management, strict quality control, and customer first”, and has won unanimous praise from domestic and foreign customers.

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


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* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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