Mexican Estandar Sugar
Light to dark brown in color, this sugar can be used in a variety of food applications.
Cargill's Mexican Estandar Sugar is obtained by a similar process used to produce raw sugar from sugar cane, applying variants in the phases of clarification and centrifugation to acquire the product quality desired. The product is light to dark brown in color with a sucrose content of no less than 99.40%.
Jams, jellies, meats, chewing gum, dairy products, condiments, pickles, bakery products, cereals, and candies.
Representative Chemical and Physical Data
|Sulfite (SO2)||< 10 ppm|
|Odor||Characteristic of product|
|Mesophilic Bacteria||20 cfu/10g max|
|Yeast||<10 cfu/10g max|
|Mold||<10 cfu/10g max|
Above parameters cover bulk, bags, and supersacks. Granulated Sugar is available in bulk rail and truck, 50-pound bags, and 2000-pound supersacks.
The following typical information may be of use in answering questions regarding ingredients in Cargill's Mexican Estandar Sugar. Unless specified otherwise, all values are reported on a commercial or "as is" basis.
|Calories||375 cal/*100 g|
|Fats (lipids)||0.0 g/100 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||99.5 g/100 g|
|Sodium||7.5 mg/100 g|
* 1 cal (Nutritional calorie) = 1 kcal (energy unit)
g = gram, mg = milligram, IU = international units, ND = non-detectable
Estandar Sugar is available in bulk rail, 50 lb. bags, and 1 metric ton supersacks. Supersacks will come stretch-wrapped with the supplier's lot number identified.
- GRAS Affirmation: CFR 21 184.1854
- Labeling: Sucrose/Sugar
- FDR: B.18.001
- Labeling: Sugar
Shelf Life and Storage
Controlled environment and conditions enhance the performance of this product in storage. A cool, dry environment is the recommended storage condition for Granulated Sugar. Sugar stored for extended periods (over 24 months) should be evaluated periodically for fitness of use.
Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.