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Present Day

2023-11-01T08:39:41+00:00Categories: Timeline|

Today, in conjunction with our distributors, Lionel Hitchen supplies Naturally Fabulous Flavour Ingredients to over 50 countries around the world.

Business expands to Vietnam

2023-05-09T08:52:05+01:00Categories: Timeline|

Dating as far back as 1840 Behn Meyer has evolved into a specialty supplier for a wide variety of industries.   Their history is one of persistence, partnership, and innovation with a continued focus on building lasting relationships with their customers and suppliers.

Business expands to Malaysia

2023-05-09T08:53:30+01:00Categories: Timeline|

Headquartered in Malaysia, with over 20 years of experience and operations in 7 Southeast Asian countries, ITS Nutriscience is a leading distributor specialising in providing specialty food and nutraceutical ingredient solutions for the food, beverage and healthcare industries.

The colours of autumn flavours

2022-09-23T12:16:35+01:00Categories: Bakery, Beverage, Confectionery, Flavourings, Food Trends|Tags: , , , |

It's time to say welcome to autumn! Where the season of colour, nostalgia, comfort food and autumn flavours begin. Familiar and comforting tastes remain extremely popular, and brands are developing products to meet consumer demand for nostalgia, indulgence, excitement and innovation. The autumn palette is warm, rich, earthy and golden. It extends from the red

Lionel Hitchen wins the Central South Business Award 2022 for “International Business of the Year”

2023-05-09T08:54:35+01:00Categories: Timeline, Uncategorised|

The award acknowledges that Lionel Hitchen is a growing international business, with the majority of our sales going to markets outside the UK. In addition, Lionel Hitchen was awarded the highly commended award for 'Employer of the Year'. This recognition is a testament to our company culture, our WCM programme, our employee benefits package, and

Ukraine-Russia Crisis Update

2023-06-30T12:15:27+01:00Categories: Industry News|

As a result of the horrific events unfolding in Ukraine and the needless suffering of the Ukrainian people, Lionel Hitchen has taken the decision to suspend all commercial activities with Russia. We can reassure our customers that the business is taking every reasonable step to maintain continuity of supply to our customers given the

Lionel Hitchen Ltd – Coronavirus Statement

2022-07-08T14:52:17+01:00Categories: Industry News|

Coronavirus Statement Update July 2021  The COVID-19 pandemic has presented businesses and communities with innumerable challenges on a global basis over the last 18 months and, sadly, the direct and indirect consequences continue to cause disruption. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our employees, suppliers and customers for their continued support

It’s National Doughnut Week!

2021-07-16T09:38:40+01:00Categories: Flavourings, Food Trends, Industry News, Uncategorised|

Did you know that the original National Doughnut Week was founded back in 1992 by Christopher Freeman who, after watching Michael Buerk’s crisis report on the Ethiopian famine, wanted to use his skills and encourage the baking industry to help children in need. Almost 30 years on, National Doughnut Week has raised almost £1million