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Glycerine (Food Grade)

Glycerine, also known as glycerin and glycerol, is a popular ingredient that acts as a sweetener, humectant and preservative.


A sugar alcohol compound holding the chemical formula C3H8O3, glycerine is a colourless and odourless liquid. It has a viscous structure and a sweet taste. As a food additive, glycerine is labelled as E number E422.

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Food Additives

• As a sweetener
• Stabilizes ingredients and prevents them from separating
• Helps to preserve foods by preventing drying
• Solvent for food colouring and flavours
• Softening agent in sweets, cakes, and meat/cheese casings

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We are leading UK suppliers and distributors of food-grade glycerine, a key food and drink additive. Bulk sizes available with fast UK distribution.

Please note: We are unable to sell chemicals to members of the public.


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