Manufacturer and supplier of natural flavour ingredients to the food and beverage industry

Lionel Hitchen is an independent, family owned manufacturer and supplier of an extensive range of flavour ingredients to the food and beverage industry.

With nature as our inspiration, we are driven by an absolute passion for creating innovative flavour ingredients for our customers. This passion is matched by our dedication to outstanding quality and authentic taste.

Products and Services

From our manufacturing base in the UK, we supply our products all around the world. Since the business was founded, we have established a reputation for the high specification of our products, our flexibility, technical expertise and the creation of tailored and bespoke products to meet the needs of our customers.

Our Creative Solutions team works closely with customers to develop innovative, authentic flavour ingredients designed to provide the consumer with a memorable taste experience in application.

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Citrus Specialities

Capturing the authentic aroma and flavour of the world’s finest citrus oils.

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Herb & Spice Extracts

Choose from our extensive portfolio of natural herb and spice extracts.

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Naturally fabulous flavours created with unique, in-house manufactured ingredients.

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Creative Solutions

Turning ideas into commercial success for your business.

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Accreditations and Certifications 

It is the policy of Lionel Hitchen Limited to provide professional and responsive service to all of our customers at all times and to provide safe and legal products and services of the highest possible standards of performance, reliability and specified quality.

All of our product are suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

We operate a strict policy to exclude nuts and sesame seeds from our facilities to give our customers assurance regarding allergen controls.

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Inspired Global Flavours

Creating innovation in taste


Naturally Fabulous Flavour Ingredients