Molasses is a viscous by-product of the production of sugar from sugar cane and sugar beet. Up to the sixteenth century this by-product was perceived to be worthless, and thus discarded.

Molasses contains approx. 50% sugar, however, based on the presence of a variety of other substances in unprocessed status, it cannot be consumed by human beings. Molasses is used as an ingredient for food, but it is also often used as a raw material for industrial fermentation. Examples are: (baking) yeast, citric acid, lysine, bio ethanol, and alcohol for consumption. Maaskade Bevrachters is the transport expert in the field of:

  • Sugar beet molasses
  • Cane molasses
  • Vinasse