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Permitted Natural Colour (INS 150a)

Also Known As : Plain Caramel


Usage Tips

  1. Permitted Natural Colour (INS 150a) can be used as a brown colouring agent in food and drink products like biscuits, doughnuts, crisps, soy sauce and fruit sauce.
  2. It can also be used as an emulsifier in soft drinks.

Common names and forms

  1. Caramel Color (E 150a)
  2. Colour (E150a)
  3. Colouring Agent (E150a)
  4. Natural Colour (INS 150a)
  5. Natural Colourings (E 150a)
  6. Synthetic Food Colour (150a)


Permitted Natural Colour (INS 150a) is a dark brown food color produced by heat treatment of sucrose. It is a food additive approved by the European Union and is denoted by INS150a under International Numbering System.

Selection Guide

Check for the "Use by" date on the packaging of Permitted Natural Colour (INS 150a)

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