Sugar beet molasses
Sugar beet molasses (French mélasse) is one of the most valuable by-products of beet sugar production; it is a thick, nontransparent liquid with brown or dark brown color, with sweet smell and taste and a bitterish savor.
Sugar beet molasses is used for nutrition of farm animals. It contains 20-25% water, about 9% nitrogen compounds which are mainly amines, 58-60% carbohydrates which are mainly sugar and 7-10% ash. It is used for increasing palatability of fibrous and concentrated feed. Molasses is added in many types of mixed feed. It is a binding element for pelleted feed. 1 kg of molasses contains 0.7-0.9 of feed units, about 540 g of sugar, 60 g of digestible protein, 3.2 g of calcium, 0.2 g of phosphorus and other elements. It is the only vegetable origin feed which does not contain fiber. It is also used for secondary production of sugar, for production of alcohol, candy, sugar dye, wines sweetening, rum, liquors, yeast and other products. It is a valuable raw material for biotechnological production such as lactic, butyric, gluconic, citric, oxalic, acetic and other acids. It is also used for the metal industry.
Quality of Sugar Beet Molasses under the State Standard R 52304-2005
|Total Sugar||min 46.0%|
|Sugar Direct Polarisation||min 44.0%|
|pH||from 6.5 to 8.5|
Terms of delivery
The delivery is done by trucks, railway or sea transport on the terms EXW, FCA, CPT, DAP, FOB (Incoterms 2020).