Specialist in food coating systems

Bowman-logoEstablished in the UK in 1992, Bowman Ingredients specialises in the production of coating systems for customers in the global food processing industry.

Their strong customer focus and dedication to product innovation helped them to grow and become one of the UK’s leading food coatings companies and a major player worldwide.

Bowman Ingredients works with processing firms and food solutions suppliers to develop value-added products for retail and foodservice markets.

Supporting world’s leading food brands

Bowman Ingredients supports many of the world’s leading food brands though our international network of manufacturing sites and commitment to new product development.

The original ‘Bowmans’ company was established in 1857 as a family-run milling business. The CEO of the company today is Rory Bowman, the great-great-grandson of the founder.

The UK headquarters in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, houses the Ingredients and Milling divisions. In South Africa, Australia and Thailand the manufacturing sites who also feature production facilities for food coatings and flour.

Control of the manufacturing process

Their expertise in cereal technology allows them to maintain complete control of the manufacturing process. This enables us to guarantee the highest level of product quality and consistency in the development of exclusive flours and bespoke coating products for our customers.

Food coating systems

Bowman Ingredients control of the manufacturing process, produces a full range of dry cereal-based coating systems for frozen and chilled food applications. Their coatings include breadcrumbs, batter mixes, dry mix marinades and breaders for meat, poultry, fish, seafood, potato and vegetable products.

The breadcrumb coatings are used to produce value-added food products for leading food brands, major retailers, restaurant chains and quick service restaurants.

Typical applications include crunchy, golden breadcrumb coatings for convenience foods including fish, poultry and vegetables. The unique pressure baked crumb production process allows us to precisely and consistently control the texture and appearance of our breadcrumbs. In addition to wheat-based coatings, we produce a wide range of gluten free crumb systems.

Bowman Ingredients also supply breadcrumb and gluten free crumb systems for use as a filler or binding agent in processed meat products, such as burgers and sausages.