Demerara Sugar

Colour MIN. 1800 - MAX. 4500 Icumsa
Polarization MIN. 99.0 % Degree Polarization (0Z)
Moisture MAX. 0.10 % by weight
Conductivity Ash MAX. 0.80% by weight
Invert Sugar MAX. 0.80 % by weight
Average Size 0.70 - 1.20 mm.
Target M.A. 0.50 - 1.50 mm.
Sediments MAX. 0.10% by weight
Arsenic MAX. 1 mg/kg
Lead MAX. 1 mg/kg
Copper MAX. 2 mg/kg
Pesticide NONE
Sulphur Doixide NONE
Pathogenic Bacteria NONE
Coli-form Bacteria MAX. 3 CFU/10 GM
E. Coli NONE
Yeast & Mold MAX. 10 CFU/10 GM

     This is a type of cane sugar with a fairly large grain and a pale amber color. It has a pleasant toffee flavor and can be used in place of brown sugar.

     Demerara sugar is a type of unrefined sugar with a large grain and a pale to golden yellow color. It is suitable for a number of cooking and baking projects, and tends to be very popular as a sweetener for tea and coffee. Many grocers stock demerara sugar along with other specialty sugars, often in small packages for consumers who simply want to experiment with it. It is also ubiquitous in coffee houses, often in single serving packets along with other sweeteners.