Caramelized sugars, specific for cocoa drinks

Royal Buisman’s caramelized sugars enhance the taste and flavor of cocoa drinks in a cost-efficient way.

The holy grail for cocoa-drink producers is a rich, creamy feel with intense chocolate and cocoa flavors, without acidic tones. Royal Buisman’s caramelized sugars enrich and intensify the flavor profile of alkalized and natural cacao powders. They boost the chocolate flavor and create unique, complex flavor profiles, from a creamy chocolate to an intense cacao flavor. They can also replace some of the cacao, without compromising the original sensory qualities. Ingredient reductions of up to 30% are possible, reducing process variables such as time and temperature and delivering significant cost savings.

The benefits of Royal Buisman’s natural caramelized sugars include:

  • enhanced cocoa flavor
  • enhanced chocolate flavor
  • warmer red/brown color tones
  • less acidity, enhanced bitter tones
  • intensified taste, rich creaminess and mouthfeel
  • natural, e-number free, clean-label

The caramelized sugars, delivered in powder form, can be easily integrated in the production process and are suitable for instant cocoa drinks and chocolate milk as well as malt-based cocoa specialties. As the products consist of 100% pure caramelized sugars, low dosages are possible.

The sugars have been produced according to an authentic manufacturing process in an open system: the sugars are heated, evaporating all moisture in the sugar. The subsequent caramelization reaction takes place under ‘dry’ conditions - unique in the production of caramelized sugar – resulting in flavor compounds that perfectly complement the flavors in cocoa.

The success of brands and products starts with creating a difference. In cooperation with their clients, the experts of Royal Buisman develop a distinctive flavor, color or texture and, in doing so, work on the signature of products and brands.