Roast malt liquid with dark color and bland roast flavor

Character: Bland roast flavor

Color: Dark color

Scent: Roast malt, burnt toast, coffee

A hot water extract of roasted barley (Hordeum vulgare) malt, concentrated by vacuum evaporation.

The product is manufactured according to the standards specified by the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety

  • Natural
  • Kosher
  • Clean Label
  • Vegan
  • Halal

Ingredient Name: Roasted Malt Extract

Functions: Base Malt, Food Coloring

Ingredient Origin: Natural Origin, Plant Origin

Labeling Claims: Additive-free, BSE-free, Clean Label, GMO-free, Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Natural, Non-Toxic, Soy-free, Sustainable, TSE-free, Vegan

Certifications & Compliance: BRC Certified, EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) Certified, EU Compliant, FDA Compliant, FEMA Compliant, Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS), Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan

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Identification & Functionality

Country of Origin
Ingredient Name
Food Ingredients Functions
Water, Barley Malt

Malted Barley, Water, -contains no additives.

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

For use in brewing and bakery, confectionary; ice cream; soups sauces and ready meals and Soft Drinks


Physical Form
Consistent characteristic; mild roast; burnt toast or coffee-like; free from fermented, strong or off flavours.
Characteristic roasted malt; burnt toast, coffee-like; free from fermented & foreign odours.
Dark brown/black viscous liquid, free from extraneous matter.
Analytical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (Centipoise)max. 2000/gUKAS Accredited Method
Density (at 20°C)1.180 - 1.210Aw
Haze - Turbidity (EBC 0.5% w/v soln)max. 4micron
pH (10% W/V Soln)3 - 4
Color (EBC A430 Nm (10mm Cell))12000 - 14000
Solids (Infrared Moisture Analyser)max. 45
Gluten (ELISA)max. 20
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Osmophillic Yeastmax. 20/gUKAS Accredited Method
Yeast And Mold Countmax. 20/gUKAS Accredited Method
Acetobactermax. 5/gUKAS Accredited Laboratory
Lactobacillus Sp.max. 5/gUKAS Accredited Laboratory
Clostridia Sp.max. 5/gUKAS Accredited Method
SalmonellaND/ 25gUKAS Accredited Method
Staphylococcus Aureusmax. 10/gUKAS Accredited Method
Coliformmax. 5/gUKAS Accredited Method
Escherichia Colimax. 5/gUKAS Accredited Method
Enterobacteriaceaemax. 5/gUKAS Accredited Method
TVC100/gUKAS Accredited Method
Nutritional Information
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Protein (N x 6.25)2.1/100g
Carbohydrate as Sugars4.45/100g
Carbohydrate as Polysaccharides34.9/100g
Total Fatmax. 0.5/100g
Monounsaturated Fatty Acidsmax. 0.1/100g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acidsmax. 0.1/100g
Saturated Fatty Acidsmax. 0.1/100g
Trans Fatty Acidsmax. 0.1/100g
Dietary Fibremax. 0.5/100g
Sodiummax. 10mg/100g
Gluten, barley proteinmax. 20ppm
Heavy Metals
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Arsenicmax. 0.03ppm
Cadmiummax. 0.01ppm
Mercurymax. 0.01ppm
Leadmax. 0.01ppm
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Aflatoxin B1/B2max. 0.1ppb
Aflatoxin G1/G2max. 0.1ppb
Vomitoxin DONmax. 20ppb
Ochratoxin Amax. 0.5ppb
PesticidesNone Found
SO2max. 10ppm
NDMAmax. 5ppb
3-MCPDmax. 0.5ppm

Regulatory & Compliance

Quality Standards
Food Safety Information
  • Manufactured in accordance with the United Kingdom Food Safety Act 1990. and in compliance with the EU General Food Law EC 178/2002.
  • In the United States of America, the products are considered to be Food Substances affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) under the FDA reference 21CFR 184.1445-57, 915.45

EU Food Information Regulation No. 1169/2011 (FIR) and Food Information for Consumers Regulation (FIC) 

Product free from category Yes No Product free from category Yes No
Barley, rye, wheat, oats and their
hybridized strains and products of
  Nuts* see declaration  
Gluten   Peanuts (oils and derivatives)  
Seeds (sunflower, rapeseed, cotton,)
their oils and derivatives
  Sesame seeds and derivatives  
Lupin ; oils and derivatives   Milk and milk derivatives  
Mustard and derivatives   Egg and egg derivatives  
Celery; Celeriac and derivatives   Soya and soya derivatives  
Fish, Crustaceans, and derivatives   Maize and maize derivatives  
Molluscs and derivatives   Sulphites  
Dietary information     Registered    
Suitable for vegans   Vegan Society    
Halal requirements   Halal Food Council of Europe  
Kosher   Pareve non-Passover-KLBD  
  • Free from nuts declaration: Absolute absence of all nut and nut products, including oils and sources of vegetable protein containing derivatives of nuts in the product.
  • Free from foreign contaminants: The raw material passes over magnets and the product passes through a 1.00mm sieve prior to packaging.
  • Genetically modified Organisms: With regard to the Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 and (EC) No. 1830/2003 of the European Parliament our products are GMO free therefore do not require any GM- labeling.
  • Nano Technology and Irradiation- regarding Directive 1999/3/EC and Directive 1999/2/EC on Irradiation and EFSA guidance Notes on application of Nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain our products raw materials and process aids have not been subject to Irradiation or Nano Technology.
  • Gluten Free: Batch analysis ensures compliance with the requirements for the declaration of “Gluten Free” less than 20ppm suitable for coeliac within the EU and USA. Please consult local legislation for acceptability within other countries.


Pesticide Residue and Toxins

Free from Contaminants & Pesticides (<Maximum Residue Limit) as defined by:-

  • EU REGULATION (EC) NO 1881/2006 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 19 December 2006 on setting maximum levels for certain contaminants in foodstuffs.
  • EU REGULATION (EC) NO 396/2005 on MRLs of pesticides with amendments

Packaging materials comply with the following regulations: -

  • Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.
  • Regulation (EC) No 2023/2006 of 22 December 2006 on good manufacturing practice for materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
  • Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 of 14 January 2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
  • Code of Federal Regulation 21 177 1520 – polyolefin resin

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life/Storage

Small Pack - Unopened

  • 12 months maximum ambient temperature 5-25°C.

- After Opening

  • Avoid ingress of air, reseal package with valve or cap.
  • Dispense by tilting on side and allow internal bag to collapse.
  • Product must be stored at a temperature below 5°C.
  • Use within 4 weeks.

Intermediate Bulk Containers
- Unopened

  • 12 months maximum ambient temperature 5-25°C.

- After Opening

  • Avoid ingress of air, reseal package with valve.
  • Dispense on side allowing internal liner to collapse.
  • Product must be stored at a temperature below 5°C.
  • Use within 4 weeks (one week at ambient)