Molasses is the thick, dark to light brown syrup that results after sugar has been removed through the crystallization process from raw sugar. It has variety of uses, and is utilized in the feeding of livestock & poultry, as bacteriology cultivation in aquatic industry, in brawnier of alcoholic beverages, in production of organic fertilizer, and as additives in concrete, foundry and casting industries.
Sugarcane Molasses is a dark brown, viscous syrup that is a valuable byproduct from sugar production. For the production of cane sugar, the sugar cane juice is thickened and combined with sugar crystals. The sugar cane that is used for the production of Rapunzel molasses comes from controlled organic cultivation in Paraguay.
Molasses has a very strong, intrinsic flavor. It tastes slightly bitter with a hint of licorice. Molasses is great for distinct-flavored foods such as lebkuchen, wholemeal pastries or flavorful sauces. It can also be used as sweetener in muesli and in apple sauce, but also for teas, juices and water.
Sugarcane molasses can also be used for the production of rum. For that purpose, a mixture consisting of molasses, sugar cane juice and water, the so-called mash, is prepared. The mash is fermented until an alcohol concentration of 4 % to 5 % has formed. Next, the mixture is distilled and matured in oak barrels for some time.