Sugar, white, crystal

last updated : 2011/01/01
Code Description Ind. price Ship. weight Ship. vol.
FBAFSUGAWH04
SUGAR, white, 1kg CH 2,00 1kg 1,22L Add

General information

White sugar, purified and crystallised, from sugar cane or sugar beet.

The quality of the sugar is determined by the saccharose content.  This is measured through the polarisation process.

Specifications vary with national regulations.  Here below, we give our most commonly used specifications.

Refer to HQ when offered specifications are different from our standard specifications.  It will need to be approved by a food specialist.

Importation of food is always subject to acceptance from the national authorities, based on their national specifications; check these before purchasing.

Impact on the local, national, or regional market availability and prices should be carefully looked at before purchasing large quantities.

Specifications

For all aspects of the product, unless described otherwise here below, the standard of Codex Alimentarius last edition applies, including the packaging.

-      Product must be fit for human consumption and be of sound, fair and marketable quality.

 

WHITE SUGAR

Polarisation

Min. 99.7 degrees.

Moisture

Max. 0.1%

Invert. Sugar

Max 0.04%

Ash

Max. 0.04%

Colour

Max. 60 Icumsa units

Analysis of contaminants must state that the sugar is "fit for human consumption".

 

Packing

Bags of 50kg net maximum: New woven polypropylene 120g/bag with an inner lining of minimum 50microns.

Bags of 25kg net maximum: New woven polypropylene 60g/bag with an inner lining of minimum 50microns.

Or new woven PEHD polyethylene 66g/m², coated with PEBD with total weight 135g/m².

Or new jute bags 305g/m² with an inner lining of minimum 50microns.

As per indicated in EN1086, and specifications as per EN766 and EN277.