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We provide a wide range of specialty ingredients for the food and beverage industry. These include flavour enhancers, sugar alternatives, enzymes, proteins and peptides.

Our team of experts can help you create the best food and beverage products in the market by linking you with specialty ingredients that deliver the right balance of taste and texture. 

Whether you’re producing boutique products or catering to the mass market, we can supply products in different volumes to suit your needs. We know certifications are important and have products that meet food requirements such as halal, kosher and organic.

Whether you're starting out in the food and beverage industry, or are part of a multinational food company, we're here to help.

Sweeteners

  • Erythritol
    A sweetener manufactured from natural products (dextrose derived from non-GMO corn), with 60-70% of the sweetness of sugar. An organic product is also available (registered Australian Certified Organic).

    Industry use and applications
    Provides good synergy with Stevia to enhance the flavour profile in food and beverage applications.
    • Chocolate
    • Confectionery
    • Baked products
    • Ice cream
    • Nutritional bars
    • Sugar-free coatings
    • Table-top sweetener

    Key properties
    Organic, non-GMO, Kosher and Halal certified, with a low glycemic index. A substitute for sugar, it has a lower calorific value and approximately 60-70% of the sweetness. Has a Food Standards Australia New Zealand energy factor of 1 kJ/g in terms of a low-calorie sweetener.

    Packaging
    25kg bag.
  • Isomalt
    A premium bulk sweetener with a pure, natural taste and physiological benefits such as calorie-reduction, tooth friendliness and suitability for diabetics. It provides significant body and smooth mouthfeel. Unlike other sweeteners, isomalt exhibits no cooling effect in the mouth.

    Industry use and applications
    • Chocolate
    • Confectionery
    • Baked products
    • Nutritional bars
    • Sugar-free coatings

    Key properties
    Non-GMO, Kosher and Halal certified, with a low glycemic index. A substitute for sugar, it has a lower calorific value and approximately 50% of the sweetness.

    Packaging
    25kg bag.
  • Maltitol
    A sweet product manufactured from the natural product tapioca starch, and used as a substitute for sugar in many applications. Of all the sugar polyols (sweeteners), maltitol is the closest to sugar, both chemically and physically. We stock both crystalline and liquid maltitol.

    Industry use and applications
    • Chocolate
    • Confectionery chews
    • Baked products
    • Chewing gum
    • Nutritional bars
    • Sugar-free coatings
    • Table-top sweetener

    Key properties
    Non-GMO, Kosher and Halal certified, with a low glycemic index. A common substitute for sugar, it has a lower calorific value and approximately 90% of the sweetness.

    Packaging
    • Crystalline maltitol (powdered): 20kg cartons
    • Maltitol syrup (liquid): 275kg drums, 1250kg intermediate bulk containers
  • Polydextrose
    A versatile polysaccharide manufactured from natural products and often described as a soluble dietary fibre. The ACME grade we stock in Australia has a very low level of sugar (less than 2%) and can be used in “no added sugar” products.

    Industry use and applications
    Mainly used in food formulations as a bulking agent to maintain mouthfeel, texture and volume in combination with intense sweeteners. Its humectant qualities (ability to preserve moisture) can also improve product shelf life.
    • Chocolate
    • Confectionery
    • Baked products
    • Ice cream
    • Nutritional bars
    • Savoury applications

    Key properties
    Non-GMO, Kosher and Halal certified, with a low glycemic index. A source of soluble dietary fibre by Food Standards Australia New Zealand standards.

    Available grades
    • ACME Grade
    • Standard Food Grade

    Packaging
    20kg or 25kg bags, depending on the grade.
  • Sorbitol powder
    One of the most popular sugar polyols (sweeteners) used in pharmaceutical, food and confectionery markets around the world.

    Industry use and applications
    Pharmaceutical: Sorbitol is an ideal carrier in formulations to improve taste and mouthfeel. It also acts as a shelf life extender.

    Food and confectionery: Used as a sweetener with a reduced calorie intake compared to sugar.

    Key properties
    Manufactured from glucose derived from starch. It is 60% as sweet as sugar and has a noticeable cooling effect in products consumed.

    Available grades
    • BP grade in 10 and 50 Mesh
    • Food Grade
    • Industrial Grade

    Packaging
    20kg or 25kg cartons, depending on the grade.
  • Stevia
    A natural sweetener derived from the leaf of the Stevia rebaudiana plant, it can be up to 300 times sweeter than sugar and has virtually no calories. Suitable for use in “sugar free” formulations. Also available as an organic product (registered Australian Certified Organic).

    Industry use and applications
    Works particularly well with sugar and erythritol.
    • Chocolate
    • Confectionery
    • Baked products
    • Ice cream
    • Nutritional bars
    • Sugar-free coatings
    • Table-top sweetener

    Key properties
    Organic, non-GMO, Kosher and Halal certified, with a low glycemic index. A common substitute for sugar, it has a lower calorific value and approximately 200 to 300 times the sweetness. Stevia glycosides are easy to work with and extremely heat, photo and pH stable under a wide range of processing and storage conditions.

    Available grades
    • Rebaudioside A 97%
    • Rebaudioside A 60%
    • Steviol Glycoside 95%
    • Other grades available on request

    Packaging
    5kg and 25kg cartons.

Collagen peptide

  • Collagen peptide
    One of the highest quality collagens available in Australia. Containing amino acids, the peptides are extracted from fish scales to form a high quality powder. A common ingredient in cosmetics, food and complementary healthcare products. Research suggests that ingestion of collagen may have beneficial effects on bone mineral density, skin, nails and hair.

    Industry use and applications
    • Nutritional bars
    • Beverages
    • Protein blends
    • Meal replacement products
    • Shampoos and conditioners
    • Cosmetics

    Key properties
    A marine-sourced product with 94% protein. Collagen peptides dissolve clear in cold water, do not gel, and present a neutral taste and odour. They have a similar composition to gelatine and can bind and stabilise products while forming a base for health foods.

    Packaging
    10kg carton.

Flavour enhancers

  • Hydrolysed corn protein (Amiflex)
    One of the best clean label flavour enhancers available in Australia. Made from natural products, it is used in savoury applications and can replace MSG or ribotide. Also able to be used in combination with yeast extracts.

    Industry use and applications Used as a partial or total MSG replacement, usually in soup, gravies and seasonings. Carries a clean label with no additive number. Can be labelled in ingredients lists as hydrolysed corn protein. If being used on flavour blends it can be described simply as “flavours”. Also suitable in products labelled “No added MSG”.

    Key properties
    Gluten free with very low salt content (4-5%) compared to hydrolysed vegetable proteins (typically 43%). Has a strong umami (high natural MSG content as glutamic acid at 25%, HVPs are typically 6%) and flavour (67% free amino acids compared to HVPs which are typically 23%). Good synergy with yeast extracts.

    Packaging
    10kg
  • Hydrolysed vegetable protein[A1] s (HVPs)
  • Ribotide
    A popular blend of IMP and GMP, stocked in Australia. Often used in combination with MSG to achieve the strongest possible flavour-enhancing effect.

    Industry use and applications
    A "nature identical" ingredient extensively used in soups, snacks, sauces, stocks and a number of other savoury products. Often used in flavour rounding to mask flavours and unpleasant aftertaste, or to take the edge off sharply acidic or bitter tastes.

    Key properties
    Non-GMO, Kosher and Halal certified, and suitable for vegan diets. A free-flowing white crystal approved by the FSANZ, FDA, EU and JECFA.

    Packaging
    25kg polythene-lined carton.
  • Yeast extract
    Adds a natural tasting, ripening, rich aftertaste, home-cooked and umami flavour to soups, cheese snacks, noodles and sauces.

    Packaging
    1 kg x 10 bags in a carton.

Enzymes

  • Enzymes
    Often used as a processing aid in manufacturing or in the creation of new products. Generally used by industries such as dairy, meat, wine, sugar milling, brewing, chemical, complimentary healthcare and animal nutrition.

    Industry use and applications
    • Dietary supplements: Pharmaceutical grade enzymes to maximise body health
    • Food processing: Starch processing in sugar milling, unique flavour creation in the dairy and food industries, and for clarification of fruit juice and wine
    • Animal nutrition: Feed grade enzymes to enhance nutrition uptake
    • Chemical/industrial: Detergents and cleaning products

    Key properties
    Enzymes bind to molecules, accelerate reaction times and are selective. Enzyme reactions can improve quality, alter flavour, increase solubility, breakdown waste or unwanted components, and promote greater availability of components for nutrition. Our enzymes available for customers in Australia and New Zealand are non-GMO.
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