Chocolate & confectionery

At Brenntag Food & Nutrition we know that a perfectly balanced sweetness profile, quality flavors and memorable textures are of very high importance to the Chocolate & Confectionery market. When it comes to the enjoyment of small delicacies all aspects have to be flawless to delight the consumer. That is why our specialists are driven by the passion to find the perfect ingredients and formulations for your products to attract all the senses.

The experts in our 28 Food Application and Development Centers all over the world work on market trends such as subtle flavor fusions and individual customization to make your products unique and stand out from the crowd. The ever-increasing consumer demand for sugar alternatives is another exciting field of application in the area of Chocolate & Confectionary.

Bowls of candy
Raw materials and additives for all kinds of sweets

In the mood for sweets

Belonging to “mood food” Chocolate & Confectioneries can enhance mental wellbeing of the customer. People like to reward themselves with goodies and to make others happy with a sweet present. But sweet does not necessarily mean calories, since there is a whole segment of sugar-free products like mouth fresheners, lozenges and chewing gum with a huge variety of flavors to be discovered. To replace sugar without the loss of taste or consistency is one of our goals.

Be it children or adults, premium pralines or colorful wine gum: The general public loves Chocolate & Confectionery. Brenntag Food & Nutrition accompanies you to a realm of new taste experiences so that your products land on top of the shelf. We provide your traditional as well as innovative products with a wide portfolio of high-quality ingredients and offer solutions for customized formulations.

  • Food design
    • flavourings, natural flavourings, extracts
    • synthetic and natural colours
    • foodstuffs with flavouring and colouring properties
    • other
  • Food ingredients
    • malt extracts
    • gelatin hydrolysates / collagen protein hydrolysates
    • cocoa and chocolate
    • functional flours
    • malt flours
    • seeds and grains
    • sodium chlorides and other salts
    • dried egg products
    • fat powders
    • gelatins, various gel strength
  • Food technology
    • plant and animal proteins
    • emulsifiers
    • phosphates
    • starches: native, functional native, modified
    • thickeners and gelling agents
    • other
  • Nutritional ingredients
    • aminoacids and sport nutrition ingredients
    • fibers
    • sugars and sugar substitutes
    • minerals: calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium
    • nutraceuticals
    • poliols
    • high intensity sweeteners
  • Food safety and shelf life
    • preservatives
    • acids and their salts
    • antioxidants
    • stabilizers and acidity regulators
    • other
  • Processing agents
    • enzymes for baking industry
    • enzymes for food supplements
    • carriers and solvents
    • anti-caking agents
    • glazing agents
    • anti-foaming agent
    • raising agents
    • drinking, industrial and waste water treatment agents
    • chemicals for cleaning and disinfection (lub chemicals for cleaning and disinfecting devices)
    • other

Exclusive Distributor of Cargill Cocoa powders

Since 2018 we are the exclusive distributor of Cargill products in Central and Eastern Europe. Cargill offers a wide range of standard and specialty cocoa and chocolate additives for use in the baking, confectionery and dairy industries worldwide. The company's range includes high-quality Gerkens® cocoa powders, chocolate, coatings, fillings, cocoa liqueurs and cocoa butters.

Thanks to many years of experience in the field of food technology, Cargill provides its customers with support in the development of new recipes and products. Cargill's processing plants in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Côte d'Ivoire, France, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, Netherlands, United Kingdom and the Unated States of America operate to the highest food safety standards. Cargill manages the supply chain from the sourcing of the beans to the delivery of the cocoa and chocolate-based products to the customer. For more information, visit Cargill Cocoa Chocolate

Get in contact

Contact our Chocolate & Confectionery experts and discuss with them

  • how to combine sweet and spicy flavors
  • how to boost your fruit flavor with the right ingredient
  • or how to replace sugar without the loss of taste.