Bulk ingredients for confectionery makers

Confectionery manufacturing transforms basic ingredients like sugar, cocoa, and fruits into a wide range of sweet treats, combining traditional techniques with modern technology to cater to diverse global tastes.

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Confectionary shelf.
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Confectionery and sweets manufacturing

Confectionery manufacturing ranges from chocolates and candy to biscuits and gums with flavour profiles most often pointing to chocolate or fruity flavourings, and have traditionally involved a lot of sugar. With a shift in consumer attitude towards healthy and vegan alternatives, the importance of formulation and how much processing goes into production has never been greater.

Confectionery Manufacturing Ingredients

Confectionery ingredients like sugar, sweeteners, flavourings, and colour are pivotal in crafting a variety of sweet treats, each lending distinct textures and tastes that cater to the impulsive consumer seeking out their daily sugar fix.

Tapioca Starch Native

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Maltodextrin DE19

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Maltodextrin Potato DE 18-20

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Stevia

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Dextrose Monohydrate Crystalline

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Citric Acid Monohydrate

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Maltitol Crystalline

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Citric Acid Anhydrous

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Wheat Starch Native

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Xanthan Gum 200 Amylase Free

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Corn Starch Native

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Xanthan Gum 80 Amylase Free

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Glucose Syrup 42DE (Confectionary Grade)

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Maltitol Syrup

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Confectionery  Styles

Selection of chocolates.
Chocolate

Chocolate, a beloved delicacy enjoyed worldwide, is made from the seeds of the cacao tree. The basic formulation of chocolate has remained largely unchanged in 4000 years, and whether used in cooking, as a confectionery, or simply enjoyed on its own, chocolate holds a special place in the hearts and taste buds of people across the globe.

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Snack Bars

Snack bars offer a convenient and often nutritious option for on-the-go eating, combining ingredients like nuts, fruits, grains, and sometimes chocolate or yogurt coatings, to provide a quick snack or much needed energy boost.

Nutritional sweets poured onto a table.
Nutritional Sweets

Nutritional sweets blend health-conscious ingredients or supplements such as vitamins with natural sweeteners, to cater for a range of consumer use-cases such as vitamin gummies, energy tablets or macronutrient fortified chews. Products in the Sports Confectionery and Sports Nutrition space continue to draw closer.

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Sweets and Sugar Confectionary

Sweets, while delighting the senses with their rich variety of flavours and textures, often offer little in the way of nutritional value, serving more as a treat for the palate than a source of sustenance. Their allure lies in the joy and comfort they bring, despite being high in sugar and calories and low in essential nutrients.

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Bakers Confectionary

Baker’s confectionery includes a wide range of products like cakes, cookies and pastries that combine flour, sugar, and fats in various proportions and flavours. These treats are celebrated as much for their textures as their appearance, such as that found with airy light sponge cakes to the crispness of biscuits.

Our Sectors

Food & Drink

With over 70 years of heritage within the food industry, we deliver quality assured ingredients through a fully traceable supply chain. Allowing you to focus on the next innovations in taste and texture.

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Pharmaceutical

Evolving consumer demands require undivided attention in an industry centred on the well being of consumers. A safe and efficient supply chain allows you to focus on delivering the solutions needed.

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Personal Care

From cosmetics to skincare, consumers more than ever are seeking to minimise synthetic ingredients from their daily routines through functional, plant-based solutions without compromising performance.

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Animal Nutrition

Owners of domestic pets and livestock are passionate about the health and well being of their animals. We support you in sourcing the most suitable quality and clean label ingredients for pet-food and feed formulations.

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