Malt Extract RB1500/45


    A hot water extract of roasted barley (Hordeum Vulgare) malt, conditioned within our brewery prior to concentration by vacuum evaporation

    AppearanceBrown viscous liquid, free from extraneous matter.
    Legal NameMalt extract or roast malt extract - when other cereals present
    Malt extract (contains Barley) or Barley Malt Extract - if no other cereals present.
    DefinitionMalt Extract - foodstuff with colouring properties
    Ingredients DeclarationRoasted malted barley, water, - contains no additives.
    Allergen informationsWheat & Wheat Derivatives
    Barley & Barley Derivatives


    Colour16500 to 17500nm EBC A430 (10mm cell)
    FlavourConsistent characteristic, fermented, mild roast malt flavour and free from off flavours
    OdourVery mild roasted malt, mocha, fermented and free from foreign odours
    Bulk Density1.175 to 1.218
    (10% w/v solution)
    3.0 to 4.0
    CadmiumMax 0.01 ppm
    ArsenicMax 0.01 ppm
    LeadMax 0.01 ppm
    ViscosityMax 2500 Centipoise
    Solids40 to 48% dry weight (3 hours 105°C)
    MercuryMax 0.01 ppm
    Iron (Fe)12.5ppm
    TurbidityMax 4.0 EBC 0.5% w/v solution
    AlcoholMax 0.05 ABV
    Hue IndexMin 3.5
    BitternessMax 100 BU A275nm
    StorageStore in ambient temperature 5-25°C; After Opening avoid ingress of air, reseal package with valve or cap. Dispense on side allowing internal bag to collapse, product must be stored at a temperature below 5°C and used within 4 weeks of opening (1 week if stored at ambient)
    Packaging23kg, bulk container
    Shelf life12 Months if storage conditions observed.


    Total Viable CountMax 100 /g
    YeastsMax 20 /g
    MouldsMax 20 /g
    Staphylococcus aureusMax 4 /g
    Bacterial EndotoxinMax 4 /g
    SalmonellaNot detected in 25g
    Clostridium (CSR) SporesMax 4 /g
    Escherichia ColiMax 4 /g
    Lactobacillus SporesMax 4 /g
    AcetobacterMax 4 /g
    Osmophillic YeastMax 20 /g
    (Residues & Toxins)
    Aflatoxin B1/B2: Max 2ppb
    Aflatoxin G1/G2: Max 2ppb
    Vomitoxin DON: Max 20ppb
    Ochratoxin A: Max 5ppb
    3-MCPD: Max 0.5ppm
    Pesticides: None Found
    Sulphur Dioxide: Max 10ppm
    NDMA: Max 5ppb

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Fri 15 April 2011 (530)

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