Mexican Refined Sugar
For use in many applications from pharmaceuticals to food and beverage products.
Cargill's Mexican Refined Granulated Sugar, a food grade product, is obtained by submitting raw sugar derived from sugar cane to a process of refining. The sugar is washed and dried to produce a white crystalline product with a sucrose content of no less than 99.90%.
Pharmaceuticals, jams, jellies, meats, chewing gum, dairy products, condiments, pickles, bakery products, cereals, liquid sugar, powdered sugar, candies, and powdered drink mixes.
Representative Chemical and Physical Data
(insoluble or suspended matter)
|Sulfite (SO2)||< 10 ppm|
|Odor||Free of foreign odors|
|Mesophilic Bacteria||20 cfu/10g max|
|Yeast||<10 cfu/10g max|
|Mold||<10 cfu/10g max|
The following typical information may be of use in answering questions regarding ingredients in refined granulated sugar. Unless specified otherwise, all values are reported on a commercial or "as is" basis.
|Calories||400 cal/*100 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||99.9 g/100 g|
|Ethereal Extract||0.0 mg/100 g|
|Sodium||9.93 mg/100 g|
* 1 cal (Nutritional calorie) = 1 kcal (energy unit)
g = gram, mg = milligram, IU = international units, ND = non-detectable
Refined 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.