Ruitenberg BasIQs is a leading supplier of high-quality liquorice powders and pastes, extracted from the liquorice root. Confectionery producers all over the world rely on our fast and guaranteed delivery.

Easy efficiency

To optimize your manufacturing process, we offer dust-free liquorice powders, liquorice paste and activated carbon blends (dust free powder and liquid). We are ISO 22000 certified, have our own EU Warehouse and an excellent quality control system. Our ready-to-use liquorice ingredients are available on demand and come with the support of our experienced Customer Service team. That is what we call easy efficiency.

Transparent and consistent quality

In addition to the licenses for international quality standards, Ruitenberg BasIQs features an Organic Certificate (SKAL). Our standard liquorice extracts have a dietary suitability for Halal. We have developed a specific analytical method for Ochratoxin A (OTA) in our own laboratory, authorized as an (eco) method. In addition to the routine analyzes in our own laboratory, Ruitenberg also makes use of accredited laboratories working under ISO 17025: 2005 standards.

Dedicated support

Being the first choice on the shelf results from a continuous process of optimizing recipes and creating new applications that meet consumer preferences. Our R&D specialists offer legislative advice, application support and creative solutions to add value from concept to shelf.



Ruitenberg BasIQs features a range of Liquorice-based products, including spray-dried powders, liquids and pastes. Applications are various and range from confectionery, beverages, marinades, but also seasoning blends in the food industry. Besides, also applications in pharmaceutical end products are possible.