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Our food and nutrition specialists have extensive experience in the food industry, government, and consulting, and recognised expertise in dietary exposure and safety evaluation, food science, nutrition and regulatory support.

Cornelius Group

corneliusFounded in 1935, Cornelius are a European distributor of speciality chemicals with operations in UK, Eire, France, Poland, Russia and Scandinavia and sourcing offices in China and India. Cornelius Group plc represents innovative suppliers from around the globe which means we are able to offer a vast array of specialist raw materials to support your product development in the Cosmetics and Personal Care, Food and Beverage, Industrial and Pharmaceutical markets.



IntertekFor more than 127 years, companies around the world have depended on Intertek to ensure the quality and safety of their products, processes and systems.

We go beyond testing, inspecting and certifying products; we help customers improve performance, gain efficiencies in manufacturing and logistics, overcome market constraints, and reduce risk. We’ve earned a reputation for helping our customers increase the value of their products, gain competitive advantage, and develop trusted brands. Through our services we help our clients to minimise the adverse health and environmental impact of their products and processes for the benefit of society as a whole.

Intertek is the industry leader with more than 33,000 people in 1,000 locations in over 100 countries. Whether your business is local or global, we can ensure your products meet quality, health, environmental, safety, and social accountability standards for virtually any market around the world. We hold extensive global accreditations, recognitions, and agreements, and our knowledge of and expertise in overcoming regulatory, market, and supply chain hurdles is unrivalled.


Logo for UnivarUnivar is a leading global chemical distributor.  Univar’s strong sales and marketing teams complement chemical producers and create value for customers. The company provides technical expertise in application development, excellence in logistics support, and outstanding customer service to help its partners grow their business.

Univar Europe, Middle East and Africa serves customers from all industries across the spectrum, from pharmaceutical and food right through to coatings and chemicals.


  • We offer customers the broadest range of products from leading producersUnivar personnel at work across Europe, Middle East and Africa as well as in the United States and Canada. Our experienced local sales and technical teams tied with our strong European distribution network, ensure we provide differentiated and value-added solutions to our customers’ requirements – whatever their size or level of complexity.
  • Through long-term partnerships Univar has the knowledge and capability to improve execution efficiency as well as reduce costs and complexity of our customers’ and suppliers’ supply chains.
  • Safety is the first priority and the most important aspect of work at Univar. We pursue continuous improvement in the health, safety and sustainability profile of our company and those with whom we do business.
  • In today’s world of continuous industry evolution, we understand the need to provide more than just products. We strive for new thinking, creativity and new business opportunities.

Unbar Rothon

Logo for UnbarThe company was originally founded in 1921 as ‘Underwood & Barker’, supplying in the ‘UNBAR’ brand name. Felix Rothon purchased the company in 1948 and moved the operation to Billericay in Essex. The company focussed on serving the food industry, building a considerable knowledge in the formulation and application of ingredient systems for any food product.

The company was renamed in 1976 to Unbar Rothon by combining the “Unbar” brand with the family name ‘Rothon’. Our sister company, World of Spice was launched to supply the food service sector with the finest quality products.

Today, Unbar Rothon is directed and managed by the next generations, with support from a dedicated team of sales, manufacturing, quality and development personnel. Together we continue a proud tradition of delivering ‘Quality and Economy’ for our customers.

Tate & Lyle

Logo for Tate and LyleTate & Lyle is a global provider of distinctive, high quality ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries.

Through our large-scale, efficient manufacturing plants, we use innovative technology to turn raw materials into distinctive, high quality ingredients for our customers. These ingredients add taste, texture, nutrition and increased functionality to products that millions of people around the world use or consume every day.

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Our vision is to be the leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions.

Our structure

Tate & Lyle operates through two global business units: Speciality Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients.

Our industry

Tate & Lyle operates primarily in two industries: corn wet milling and high-intensity sweeteners.


Logo for TasteTechTasteTech was established in November 1992 by Roger Sinton to develop microencapsulation techniques. We quickly became pioneers in this field and today we are widely respected by our customers for our specialist expertise and service delivery.

We have gone from strength to strength and work with some of the most famous brands in the UK and world markets. In December 2008 we were successful in achieving British Retail Consortium (BRC) grade A status for our Quality Management Systems and Processes and continue to hold this very high standard today, this is in addition to holding both ISO14001 and ISO9001 certifications.

We are a specialist manufacturer of controlled release flavourings and ingredients. Founded in 1992, we continue to be a creative pioneer in the field of encapsulation technology to provide solutions to manufacturers worldwide. Our products can be used in a wide range of applications and help to overcome many manufacturing difficulties, as well as improve quality, reduce cost and add value. We have an outstanding reputation for flexibility, quality and innovative thinking, which keeps us at the very forefront of our industry.


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ROHA Caleb UK Ltd are one of Europe’s premier food colour suppliers, specialising in Natural and Artificial Food Colours, supplying to many well known multi-nationals in all sectors of the food and pharmaceutical industries.





ROHA Caleb UK Ltd are the UK’s leading quality food colour supplier with:

  • Product range and quality matched to customers needs of the food and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Technical support to both application and sample requests.
  • Reputation for efficient and friendly service before and after sales.
  • Product availability for timely delivery from stock.
  • Competitiveness of pricing.


Logo for IngredionIngredion are a global ingredient solutions company built on a rich legacy of exceptional performance and market-leading innovation. Our geographic footprint and diverse organization give us the capability to deliver solutions on a global scale and the agility to meet the needs of local markets.

We make it our business to understand industry trends and our customers’ challenges. They trust us to anticipate and deliver the consistently high-quality products and innovative solutions they need.

Each day, we live our Company Values—Safety, Quality, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Innovation—so that we may create enduring, mutual value for our customers, business associates, communities, colleagues and shareholders.


Logo for McCormickSince 1889, McCormick has been the Company to turn to for flavor expertise. Today the world relies on our treasured consumer brands, trusted ingredients and culinary know-how.

Consumers, retail outlets, food manufacturers and food service businesses all depend on our spices, seasonings and flavorings. McCormick is so prevalent throughout the food industry that it’s very likely you enjoy the taste of McCormick every day.


Committed to meeting consumer demands of the 21st century and beyond, LLogo for LycoRedycoRed develops a range of ingredients to provide functional and nutritional ingredient solutions.

Building on its extensive carotenoids portfolio, the company produces natural lycopene, lutein and beta carotene designed for food fortification, dietary supplements and food coloring.

LycoRed is a global vitamin premix & mineral premix supplier and work closely with our customers by creating innovative nutrition solutions to market in a very short time.

Kudos Blends

Logo for Kudos BlendsKudos Blends provides bakers with technically driven raising agents that optimise the quality, texture, taste and shelf life of baked products.

Combining chemistry with baking, Kudos Blends is leading the international development of alternative raising agents for industrial bakeries and pre-mix manufacturers around the world.

Founded in 1999 with the vision to provide continuous innovation in the baking industry, Kudos Blends has since grown into an influential global supplier, building a strong reputation for technical excellence, practical application of solutions and a passion for helping customers to solve their baking challenges.

Ashland Specialty Ingredients

International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) is now part of Ashland Inc.

Logo for Ashland and ISPIn more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, nutrition, personal care, pharmaceutical, tissue and towel, and water treatment.


Logo for GivaudanGivaudan is the global leader in the fragrance and flavour industry, offering its products to global, regional and local food, beverage, consumer goods and fragrance companies.

Our Flavour Division has four business units: Beverages, Dairy, Savoury and Sweet Goods. The Fragrance Division has three business units: Fine Fragrances, Consumer Products and Fragrance Ingredients.

Headquartered in Vernier Switzerland, Givaudan holds a 25% market share in an industry which is valued overall at around CHF 17 billion. We have been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since June 2000 and are one of the country’s 30 largest companies in terms of market capitalisation.

Forum Products

Logo for Forum TechnologiesForum Products Limited specialises in the supply of ingredients and finished products to the life science industries.

The company started in 1981 and in 2008 the ownership of the company moved into the hands of the management team.

The operations of the company are conducted from our Head Office in Redhill, UK and from our international offices in Ireland and India.

Fibrisol Service Ltd

Logo for FibrisolFibrisol, through its international links and active membership of UK bodies, is at the cutting edge of development and legislative matters. Our dedicated Technical and QA teams ensure that we can offer a quality guarantee which is second to none.

As you would expect from a quality conscious company, Fibrisol is registered to ISO9001 and BRC standards.

Royal DSM

Logo for Royal DSMRoyal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials.

By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders.

DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials.

DSM’s 22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of around €9 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext.

DuPont Danisco

Logo for Dupont DaniscoDuPont Danisco has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.

The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.


Logo for ColorconColorcon is a world leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated coatings and other excipients for the pharmaceutical and dietary/food/nutritional supplement industries.

Our best-in-class products and pharmaceutical technologies are complemented by our value-added services which support all phases of solid oral dose design and development.


Logo for CargillCargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services.

Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 140,000 people in 65 countries.

We help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and are committed to sharing our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges.


Logo for CSMCSM is the leading player in its sectors worldwide; the largest supplier of bakery products and a leading player in natural food preservation, green chemicals and biopolymers.

CSM’s market position is driven by a powerful ambition: driving its customer’s success.

PQ Corporation

Logo for PQ CorpPQ Corporation is a leading worldwide producer of specialty inorganic performance chemicals and catalysts.

PQ traces its beginnings to a family soap and candle business started in Philadelphia by Joseph Elkington in 1831.

The company began producing and selling “silicate of soda” or sodium silicate in 1861 to replace rosin in soap formulations. Today, PQ is the world’s largest producer of soluble silicates.


Logo for RSSLRSSL is an independent global leader at the forefront of scientific analysis, consultancy, product development and training, serving the food, drink, pharmaceutical, healthcare, biopharmaceutical and consumer goods industries.

We apply leading edge science with passion and uncompromising integrity to exceed expectations and deliver enhanced value to our clients. At RSSL we offer an integrated, flexible approach coupled with an unrivalled scientific expertise.


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BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. We offer intelligent system solutions and sophisticated products to most industries.

Sales to customers in the UK and Ireland in 2011 totalled about £2.8 billion. Following the acquisition of Equateq, Cognis, Ciba, and Sorex, BASF companies now employ nearly 2000 people in the UK and Ireland.

We have UK sites manufacturing construction chemicals, pest control solutions; polyurethane systems, industrial coatings, pigments and products that enhance industrial processing in various industries.