Caramelised sugars and caramel colours are used for adding taste and/or colour to a wide range of food products. For more information on caramelised sugars and caramel colours, see here.
Caramelised sugars and caramel colours can be used in several beverage applications.
Caramelised sugars are added to coffee to boost and enrich the coffee aroma & appearance:
coffee aroma is more balanced
colour is intensified
lower quality coffee beans are upgraded
undesired flavour notes are masked
The use of caramelised sugars reduces the costs by coffee replacement. A wide range of coffee applications are targeted like instant coffee, coffee mixes (cappuccino, 3 in 1), roast & ground coffee, cereal coffee, ready to drink coffee, coffee pads & cups, etc.
Caramelised sugars are added to tea to reduce the costs and to boost and enrich the taste:
Several applications are possible such as black tea, milk tea, ice tea, etc. Additionally, by adding caramelised sugars a reduction in costs is obtained.
Caramelised sugars are added to cocoa drinks to boost and enrich the cocoa flavour:
adding bitterness and roasted notes
bringing balance and body
intensifying chocolate or cocoa taste
delivering warm red-brown colour
They can be used in a wide range of applications like (instant) hot chocolate drinks, chocolate milk, malt cocoa based drinks, etc. By adding caramelised sugars a reduction in costs is also obtained.