GlucoseA common industry ingredient, glucose is a simple sugar. Often utilised in sport nutrition thanks to its energy-inducing qualities, it’s also a common sweetener in wider food and beverage production.
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We are leading UK suppliers and distributors of bulk glucose to industry
Glucose is a monosaccharide, the simplest of carbohydrates. It is often referred to in relation to human metabolism as blood sugar, providing muscles with energy. Glucose has the appearance of a white powder as a solid and a clear, colourless liquid in solution.
At Rigest, we are leading glucose suppliers to companies across the UK. The solid powder version of glucose is delivered in liquid form available in 1000L bulk containers.
Glucose’s uses: food and drink sweetener, energy-booster
As well as being found in beverages, some companies have created glucose tablets to provide consumers looking for an instant boost of energy a suitable option. Glucose tablets can also be used by those with diabetes to help regulate sugar levels if insulin intake is too high.
- Food additives: As a sweetener in bakery good cereals and snacks. Glucose however, is less sweet than table sugar.
- Sports drinks: Glucose is used as a sweetener and energy booster in sports and energy/hypotonic beverages (those which replace fluids lost through sweating).
- Beverage ingredients: Can be found in carbonated soft drinks, juices, syrups.
Rigest: leading suppliers & distributors of powder & liquid glucose in the UK
Founded in 1993, we’ve become the trusted wholesale and bulk supplier of glucose and other food ingredients for clients across the food and drink industry. Rest assured of fast, reliable and efficient delivery.
With leading distribution capabilities, we can reach you quickly, reliably and efficiently, wherever you are in the UK.
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- Glucose has the appearance of a clear colourless liquid
- Glucose is sweet in taste, but not as sweet as table sugar.
- Other names:
- Glucose, Blood sugar, Dextrose, Corn sugar, D-Glucose, Grape sugar
Available in the following sizes.