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We have arrived once again on our ‘around the world’ series. This time we have landed in the wild west of Texas. The second largest state in the US, famous for its cowboy boots, being the live music capital of the United States and of course, its delicious BBQ cuisine. Welcome to Texas Texas BBQ […]
As is the case with most pharmaceutical products, sugar plays a vital role in the manufacturing process of medicated confectionary and health supplements. From improving the taste of medicinal syrups to extending the shelf-life of vitamin tablets, sugar is crucial to adding flavour, texture and preservative qualities What do these products do? Medicated confectionary is […]
From hot cross buns, carrot cake and simnel cake, to the iconic chocolate egg, spring has sprung, and Easter baking and confectionary is upon us. As Ragus continue to manufacture a variety of high-quality crystalline sugars, syrups and custom formulations, our customers producing food, beverages or pharmaceuticals will continue to require our services. This blog will […]
There are many reasons why manufacturers might opt to reformulate their product recipes, whether it be a response to costs, supply chain failures, or consumer feedback. And as a versatile product with a range of functional properties, pure sugar products can perform a key role in facilitating the formulation of foods and beverages. What is […]
Soft brown light sugar and dark soft brown sugar are worldwide products that most people have in their kitchen cupboard. They are applied as an ingredient when baking, creating cocktails and even cooking savoury dishes and sauces. Brown sugar, light and dark are manufactured to create a variety of products. From demerara to muscovado. So […]
Here at Ragus, we manufacture molasses and black treacle for the food industry. One of the questions that our in-house experts are often asked is: what is the difference is between the two? Both black treacle and molasses are by-products of the sugar refining process. They are not as interchangeable as many believe, but rather […]