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In the third blog of our heritage series, we explain Ragus’ intrinsic relationship with golden syrup by exploring some key examples of the Eastick family’s innovations with the golden elixir. From the invention of golden syrup in 1883 through to today’s state-of-the-art industrial production, innovation has formed a crucial part of Ragus’ rich sugar heritage. […]
With the twelve days of Christmas truly upon us at last, we’ve explored how different sugars in Christmas puddings give distinct results. What is a traditional Christmas pudding? To be classed as a pudding, a cake must be cooked by being steamed in a basin on a hob. Eating the Christmas variety of this can […]
With just over a week until Christmas day, this blog focuses on the applications of pure sugar products in festive foods and beverages, explaining the qualities they offer industrial and artisanal producers. The blog centres on three key markets – bakery, sauces and alcoholic beverages – with each application from these markets requiring highly specific […]
Between now and the new year, we will be focusing on Ragus’ rich sugar heritage, retelling some of the stories that have shaped who we are today. This first blog of the series explores the role Martineaus sugar refinery played in our storied legacy. The growth of sugar refineries in the UK, nineteenth century Sugar […]
Contrary to popular belief, festive food and beverage products are usually manufactured well in advance of the Christmas season. In this blog, we explain why this is the case and which pure sugars are most popular for these purposes. Seasonal Christmas products are manufactured well in advance By the time we reach December, the […]
Established in 1928 by Charles Eastick, the inventor of golden syrup, Ragus today is a leading bulk sugar supplier across the globe, with key customer bases in the UK and Europe. So, in this blog, we will explain how we deliver added value throughout each tier of our sugar supply chains. Responsible organisations recognise that […]