Caustic sulphite caramel
Sulphite ammonia caramel
colourings, which range from dark brown to black, are made by controlled
heat treatment of sugar beet or sugar cane (with or without the presence
of alkalis or acids) but as it is possible to use sugar from maize starch
which may come from a Genetically Modified crop. The caramel group of
colours are the most widely used group of colours, comprising some 98%
of all colours used.
them they can be found in beer, brown bread, buns, chocolate, biscuits,
brandy, chocolate flavoured flour based confectionery, coatings, decorations,
fillings and toppings, crisps, dessert mixes, doughnuts, fish and shellfish
spreads, frozen desserts, glucose tablets, gravy browning, ice cream,
jams, milk desserts, pancakes, pickles, sauces and dressings, soft drinks
particularly cola drinks, stouts, sweets, vinegar, whisky and wines.
recommended for consumption by children.