Human Nutrition

Desserts & Sweets

Delicious and Creamy Desserts Are Only One Step Away

It's the dessert that makes a great meal perfect and complete. Therefore, we offer our customers a wide range of functional ingredients and first-class application services to support them in creating delicious and perfect looking desserts. Our portfolio is rounded off by health ingredients for the fortification of desserts.

There are countless different desserts worldwide. Some of them are very popular all over the world, whereas others are known only as local delicacies. It’s important to consumers that each dessert comes with a delicious and unique taste and shows superior consistency and texture.

BASF offers a wide range of ingredients dedicated to use in all kinds of desserts, such as mousses, low-aerated desserts, ice cream, Chantilly cream and cake-filling creams.

We provide whipping agents (Lamequick®) that help our customers to produce creamy desserts with superior melting properties, excellent stability and texture as well as a pleasant mouthfeel and taste. Moreover, we offer single emulsifiers (e.g. Lamemul®, Lamegin® and Nutrisoft®) and fat powders (Cegepal®) to improve the texture and taste of desserts. 


  • We have more than 150 years experience and are one of the leading suppliers of food performance ingredients such as whipping agents for dessert mix producers and dessert and cake manufacturers.
  • We continuously extend our broad portfolio with forward-looking products, formulations and concepts based on global trends and regional specifications.
  • We meet the highest regulatory and quality requirements with our products.
  • We support our customers and partners with technical application services and product development as well as tailor-made training in our eight globally linked Application Labs.

Disclaimer: Specific regulations in the respective countries on the ingredients used, for the intended use and claims made on the final product have to be observed.

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