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Sugar beet molasses is a by-product of the processing of sugar beets into sugar. It is utilized as a raw material for producing ethanol, citric acid, bakery and feeding yeast and as an additive for animal feed. It is a dark brown substance of syrupy consistency with a very specific smell, it has a sweet taste with a slight bitter tinge. It is completely soluble in hot and cold water.

Our company delivers sugar beet molasses which is in conformity with GOST R 52304-2005 requirements.

According to GOST R 52304-2005 the quality of sugar beet molasses meets the following requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physical and chemical features:

Criteria

Value

Dry matter, %, minimum

75.0

Polarization degree, %, minimum

44.0

Reducing matter, %, maximum

1.0

Total fermentable sugars, %, minimum

46.0

Calcium salts in conversion on CaO, %, maximum

1.5

pH

6.5-8.0

 

Allowable level of toxic elements, pesticides and radionuclides:

Substance denomination

Allowable level, mg/kg

(for radionuclides — Bq/kg), maximum

Toxic elements:

– lead

– arsenic

– cadmium

– hydrargyrum

 

1,0

1,0

0,2

0,03

Pesticides:

— hexachlorocyclohexane (alpha-, beta-, gamma- isomers)

— DDT and its metabolites

 

0,005

0,005

Radionuclides:

— cesium-137

— strontium-90

 

140

100

 

Microbiological features:

Aerobic mesophilic and facultative anaerobic count, CFU/G, maximum

Yeast, CFU/G, maximum

Fungus, CFU/G, maximum

1 х 10 4

50

50