Tongaat Hulett Starch is a major producer of starch and starch based products with production facilities at Kliprivier, Germiston and Meyerton in Gauteng, Bellville in the Western Cape, and a sorbitol plant at Chloorkop in Gauteng. Utilising a single renewable raw material source - corn (maize) a wide range of products are manufactured for an equally diverse variety of industries.

Our maize based solutions are essential ingredients in the manufacture of quite literally thousands of individual products, used by hundreds of different companies, in dozens of different industries

In this way, each and every day, we have a positive impact on the lives of literally millions of consumers across the continent and around the globe.

What products and services does Tongaat Hulett Starch offer?

Our products include: Unmodified Maize Starches (Amyral® e.g. Food and Pharmaceutical Grade Starches); Modified Maize Starches (Stysol®, Styclor® Stydex® and Stygel® e.g. Speciality Dextrins and Pregelatinised Starches); Acid Converted Glucose Syrups (Hyclear® e.g. low and medium converted syrups for use in industrial, food and pharmaceutical applications); Enzyme converted syrups (Alidex® and Hydex® e.g. low and high DE syrups for use as brewing adjuncts and in the confectionary industry); Powdered Glucose (Dridex®, Dricose® and Monodex® e.g. Maltodextrins and High DE powders for use in products as diverse as adhesives and concrete formulations as well as any number of confectionary and food applications; sorbitol, Co-Products (Vaal Gold Gluten 20® and Gluten 60®. e.g. Medium and high protein animal and poultry feeds).

Why choose us?

We seek to delight our entire customers at every point of interaction & transaction - providing relevant & effective products and excellent service. As a company with global reach, serving global markets, we seek to always bring the very best South African products and services to the world.

We are driven by the need for ongoing innovation - seeking out new solutions, developing new products and opening up new markets. While we remain dedicated to our core customers and products, we recognise that future growth depends upon our ability to achieve our full potential in both our existing markets and those markets we are yet to fully explore and develop.

As a South African company we have been blessed with access to remarkable bio-diversity and a rich natural heritage. In pursuit of sustainable success we will continue to explore that bio-diversity and harness that potential to the very best of our collective abilities.

Who are our customers?

Our customers include businesses like:
  • South African Breweries
  • Mondi Paper
  • Tiger Food Brands
  • Nestle
  • Rymco
  • Distell
  • National Brands
  • DD Williamson
  • Candy Tops
  • Cadbury
  • Clover SA
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Mr. Sweet
  • Protea Chemicals
  • and Nampak
We also supply to the following industries
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Animal Feed
  • Baking
  • Brewing
  • Briquetting
  • Building
  • Confectionary
  • Corrugating
  • Dairy
  • Frozen Foods
  • General Beverages
  • Jams and Canning
  • Paper
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Prepared Mixes
  • Processed Foods
  • Processed Meats
  • Spray Drying
  • and Textiles