Connoisseur Gold has been supplying edible Gold & Silver for over 40 years. Our customers range from Major Supermarket Chains. Christmas pudding Manufactures. Distillers, Michelin 3 star restaurants, Food Distributors, Specialist Cake Makers, Cosmetic Companies and individuals for home use. Parent company Wrights of Lymm established in 1840 have been specializing in gold leaf gilding and restoration materials, supply from Palaces around the world o small end users.
Edible gold leaf has been used for centuries by the rich and wealthy, Italian nobility dined on risotto with edible gold leaf during the sixteenth century. The Elizabethans ate sweets and fruits covered in edible gold leaf, while Japanese had it sprinkled into Sake or tea for a prosperous and longer life.
Today it has become more affordable and used as a final garnish for food and drinks, being popularised with many Television Food Programs.
We have an extensive range of 23ct and 24ct and genuine silver from full various size leaves/sheets to dust, flakes and petals, with different weights ensuring you have the perfect finish for your dish at a surprisingly low cost.
Wedding favours look fantastic and great way to impress your guests.
Gold Shapes range are cut from edible water insoluble film covered with 23ct gold, which enables you to handle this product and is cheaper than 23t gold leaf, but the shelf life is shorter, due to the film.
Gold Leaf is also used in the cosmetic industry , Exclusive Beauticians use gold leaf as a facial mask and it can be used as tattoos on the body and nails. Browse our exclusive range of Beauty Products.
Gold E173 is a natural metal food additive approved by the European Union (EU). It is used as a colouring agent in food and drink products. There are no Dietary Restrictions and can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians
Silver E174 is a natural metal food additive approved by the European Union (EU). It is used as a colouring agent in food and drink products. There are no Dietary Restrictions and can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.
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We can and often supply bespoke orders for your project or function, please contact us with your requirements.
Our Management Team as follows:
|Clive Stonehouse||Technical Department|
|Samantha Philips||Sales Department|
|Dee Stonehouse||Sales Department|
|Peter Chung||Overseas Development Manager|
|Julie Donaldson||Accounts Department|
|Mike Ryder||Logistics Department|
|Chris Melia||IT Department|
|Donna Gray||Office & Accounts Department|
|Ellie Stonehouse||Office Junior|