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Pure sugars, syrups and treacles offer benefits far beyond sweetening. They perform vital manufacturing functions that are often overlooked, from stabilising medicines to feeding the yeast in bread. Here, we explore some of sugar’s most important functions and explain why so many of the products we rely on from day to day would be defunct […]
Being a long-standing family business, perhaps we hold dear our closest employees and partners, always with an eye looking to the long term good of the business. So, it is with much sadness we pay tribute to the extremely talented and gifted freelance photographer, Colin Peacock, who has sadly died from a short but sudden […]
Dairy products, which are worth £9.2 billion per year in the UK alone, rely on sugar for a multitude of functions, including enhancing taste, developing mouthfeel and extending shelf life. Here, we examine the important and varied functions that sugar performs in four main dairy products. Why is sugar in milk? When many consumers browse […]
Bulk syrup created from pure sugars underpins industrial food and beverage production, ranging from soft drinks and beers, through many types of baking and confectionery, to sauces, marinades and ice creams. As a leading bulk syrup producer, we understand that food and beverage producers depend on reliable and high-quality sugar products. All our bulk syrups […]
As the number of UK adults receiving their first coronavirus vaccine dose continues to grow, over 28 million at last count, we explain the vital role sugar plays in keeping these vaccines effective. A spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down. The UK aims to have offered all adults a first dose […]
This blog is the latest instalment in our series focusing on sugar applications from across the globe. With Easter fast approaching and retailers now stocking their shelves with a variety of chocolates, we explore how sugars are used in three of the world’s most influential chocolate markets. Hollow chocolate eggs are popular Easter presents to […]