Food & Beverage

Innovative food and beverage ingredients, formulations and services

The Food and Beverage Industry Business Line is a leading food ingredients distributor and global provider of Market Expansion Services for business partners in the beverage, dairy, confectionery, bakery, processed food and food service industries.

Our teams of food technologists and scientists, nutritionists and innovation centers work closely with our manufacturing customers in the food and beverage industry. We qualify, register, stock, market and distribute a comprehensive range of food ingredients and additives for the highly diverse and growing range of applications in packaged foods and beverages.

Products | Services

Choose your market segment and explore our innovative ingredients and formulations:

Beverage & Dairy

Beverage & Dairy

Our areas of expertise include hydrocolloids, fruit and vegetable juice concentrates, acidulants, inclusions, natural colours, proteins, sweeteners, starches and polyols, chocolate and cocoa.

We offer the following products:

  • Hydrocolloids (Pectin, carrageenan, gellan gum, xanthan gum, LBG, CMCs and blends)
  • Fruit and vegetable juice concentrates and preparations
  • Lactic acid and fermentation derivatives
  • Chocolate and cocoa
  • Freeze dried fruits
  • Natural colours
  • Proteins (dairy and plant-based)
  • Starches and polyols


  • Hydrocolloids
  • Natural colours
  • Fruit and vegetable juice concentrates
  • Cocoa
  • Soluble fibres and proteins
  • Polyols
  • Preservatives
  • Weighting agents
  • Beverage whiteners and foamers
  • Fortification


  • Stabilising systems
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Fruit preps
  • Chocolate and cocoa
  • Milk proteins
  • Whipping agents
  • Lactic acid
  • Natural preservation
  • Free flow agents
  • Inclusions
  • Natural colours
  • Fortification

Confectionery & Bakery

Confectionery & Bakery

Our areas of expertise include a range of specialty ingredients that are customised to meet the needs of the confectionery and bakery industries.

We offer the following products:

  • Emulsifiers, stabilisers and hydrocolloids
  • Starches (native and modified): Potato, corn, tapioca and wheat
  • Maltodextrin
  • Sweetener/polyols: Sorbitol, maltitol, erythritol, polydextrose and xylitol
  • Vegetable proteins: Soy, pea, potato/sweet potato, corn, sunflower and flaxseed meal
  • Flours: Almond, chickpea, barley, oat, coconut and sunflower
  • Chocolate (couverture and compound), cocoa powder/butter/liquor

Health and wellbeing:                   

  • Soluble and insoluble fibres
  • Proteins
  • Sugar replacers
  • Dairy free

Texture improvement/stability:

  • Lecithin
  • PGPR
  • Monoglycerides and diglycerides
  • SSL

Shelf-life extension:                       

  • Antioxidants (singles and blends)
  • Anti-microbials
  • CMC (Carboxy Methyl Cellulose)
  • STS (Sodium Tri Stearate)
  • Food acids/preservatives


Processed Food & Food Service

Processed Food & Food Service

Unlock your businesses potential in the processed foods and food service category with DKSH’s team of product experts in:

Plant-based foods:

  • Methylcellulose
  • Texturized vegetable protein
  • Plant protein
  • Starch
  • Guar gum
  • Carrageenan


  • Potato starch
  • Plant protein
  • Maltodextrin
  • Shelf-life extension solutions
  • Sodium lactate


  • Natural colours
  • Xanthan gum
  • Carrageenan
  • Dextrose
  • Maltodextrin
  • Fruit juice concentrates

Baby food:

  • Starches
  • Prebiotics
  • Vitamin fortification
  • Plant proteins
  • Free flow additives
  • Natural colours
  • Hydrocolloid systems

Pet food:

  • Chickpeas
  • Potato protein
  • Locust Bean Gum
  • Vitamin fortification
  • Starch

Please note: Some product categories may only be available in selected markets. Contact us to find out more.

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