CAS Number: 57-50-1

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EC Number: 200-334-9

Mol. Formula: C12H22O11

Pack Sizes


25 Kilo Bag Option for Sugar

What is Sugar?

Sugar is a common sweetener used in various food and beverage products. It is a carbohydrate available in different forms. Sugar provides quick-access energy for the body and is often added to food and drinks to improve their taste. However, excessive sugar consumption can lead to health issues such as obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.

The primary source for this is sugar cane and sugar beet plants. The plants are harvested and then processed to extract the sugar. Both sources are produced by extracting plant juices and then boiled to purify and concentrate the sugar. The raw sugar is further processed to remove any remaining impurities, resulting in white sugar. The production of sugar is a complex process that requires specialized equipment and techniques to ensure the quality and purity of the final product.

Sugar, also known as sucrose, is a widely used ingredient with numerous applications across various industries. In the food industry, sugar is a common sweetener and flavouring agent in baked goods, desserts, and beverages. Sugar also serves as a bulking agent in some food products, such as powdered drink mixes, and it is a preservative in some jams and jellies.

In the beverage industry, sugar is a common ingredient in soft drinks, juices, and energy drinks, providing sweetness and flavour. However, UK legislation requires manufacturers to list the sugar content of beverages on the packaging, and some products have sugar taxes applied to discourage overconsumption.

In the pharmaceutical industry, sugar is a binder and filler in tablet formulations and a sweetener in liquid medicines. In cosmetic products, sugar can be used as an exfoliant in skin care products and as a texturizer in hair care products. In industrial applications, sugar is a fermentation substrate for ethanol production (among other chemicals) and as a source of energy in microbial fuel cells.

Sugar at Kilo Ltd.

Kilo is a leading supplier of sugar across the UK and Ireland, committed to providing quality products with customer-driven values and efficient delivery. We prioritize meeting the highest accreditations to ensure our commitment to the highest standards.

We offer sugar in a range of volumes at competitive prices, available for delivery to meet the diverse needs of our customers. Should you need any additional information, Kilo will be on-hand to help.

Whether you need pricing, additional details, or anything else, Kilo is ready to assist you. Contact us today at 01384 293 222 or use any of the buttons on this page for more information. Discover why businesses across the United Kingdom trust us as their primary source for sugar and hundreds of other products.

Industry Applications

Foods | Baking, Ice Cream, Confectionery, Meats, Soups
Beverages | Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks, Flavoured Water
Pharmaceutical | Medicines, Cough Syrups


This information is provided as a guide and is by no means legally binding. Suggestions on dosage rates, specific applications and anything else related to detailed quality information can be provided by our quality team or requested directly to our manufacturer.