Experts in food ingredients

Established in 1986, Porter Foods is one of the UK’s major ingredients suppliers and our reputation has been built on a consistent dedication to service and quality.
We source our ingredients from a global portfolio of suppliers, from high volume goods to niche ingredients. We offer a very extensive product range and it is our intention to achieve a one-stop ingredient service.

Bulk Ingredients Available From Porter Foods

While many businesses claim to be customer-focused, we see that as a basic pre-requisite for any company hoping to stay afloat beyond the very short-term.

Please contact us for any bulk ingredient requirements or to receive a quote - Tel: 020 8669 3131 Email:

We are able to supply a wide variety of products including:

Mustard, Green & Pink Peppercorns, Purees and Pastes (Garlic, Ginger, Chilli, Ethnic), Preserved Lemons, Herbs & Spices.

Wild Mushrooms, Sun Dried Tomato Paste, Herbs in Oil, Chestnuts, Vanilla (paste, extract, seeds & powder).

Lecithin, Gums, Oils (Sunflower, Rapeseed, Olive), Balsamic Vinegar, Vinegar, Flavours, Fish Sauce, Thai Pastes - Galangal.

As well as... GMO-Free Soya Products, Starches, Shellac, Pectin, Colours, Vitamins & Minerals and more....


Chestnuts – whole, kibbled, puree, marron glace, sweetened/ crème, chestnut flour + hazelnut flour

Coconut – milk, cream, chips.

Dates – whole, paste , chopped, flour.

Dried Fruit – fig , date etc.


Herbs and Spices – ground, whole, chopped, heat treated, bespoke blends.

Gelatine – leaf( bronze, silver, gold), powder.

Gherkins - whole, sliced, diced.


Maple Syrup

Mushrooms Wild – ceps/porcini, shitake, chanterelles, morel oyster, wild mix, powder, bespoke blends and more.
NEW Wild Mushroom Coulis – porcini + wild mushroom mix

Mustards – Dijon, Wholegrain, English and more

Oils – Olive, Sunflower, Rapeseed, +others

Peppercorns – green in brine, green dried, pink dried.

Purees and Pastes - garlic, ginger, chilli, lemongrass, pesto (red & green), sun dried tomato, curry (red, green, yellow, Indian ranges) satay & more.

Sauces – chilli, fish sauce, ginger, hoisin, mango, oyster, soy, sweet chilli & more.

Stevia – natural sugar substitute

Sun Dried Tomatoes - chopped, diced, paste, semi sun dried.

Vanilla – pods, paste, extract, seeds. vanillin

Vinegar – balsamic red wine, white wine, cider and more

Black Garlic and more.


If you are heading to The Ingredients Show, which is running alongside Foodex at Birmingham’s NEC this April, and clean label ingredients are of interest to your business, be sure to visit the Education theatre. Thew Arnott’s Applications Technologist, Verity Clifton is one of the panellists in a debate focussing on consumer expectations for clean […]

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Specialist ingredients companies Thew Arnott and Flo Chemical have introduced Flo Zein™ to the European market. Flo Zein™ is a range of all-natural corn protein films developed to coat nuts and enhance shelf life. Vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free, the range includes Zein and Cozeen™ which can be applied to nuts such as peanuts, roasted peanuts […]

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