Better ingredients make better products.

Simplify what goes into the foods you produce with clean-label ingredients like molasses. Made from pure sugarcane, molasses is a natural flavour enhancer that can replace artificial colourants and stabilizers in sweet and savoury foods. Download our infographic.

Consumers have become very savvy about what they eat and the demand for better ingredients grows daily. Many manufacturers are now using clean label premium molasses as a natural sweetener in their products – from cereals and granola bars to cookies, breads, cakes and desserts. Molasses is also suitable for sauces, dressings, marinades, and beverages. Read more about the benefits of fancy molasses.

Consistent quality: We buy our molasses in single-source, bulk quantities so we guarantee  consistency in flavour and colour from shipment to shipment. This uniformity is important to keeping your end product consistent.

More than molasses: Crosby’s also has expertise in providing a range of dry and liquid sugar products and syrups for retail sales and co-manufacturing.

Our molasses is available in a variety of package formats for food manufacturing and industrial markets:

Pails: 25 kg/55 lb

Drums: 285 kg/630 lb

Totes: 1125-1250 kg/2480-2800 lb

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Crosby’s offers a number of distinct products that are ideal for a wide range of food manufacturing:

Fancy Molasses is the highest grade of molasses. It’s made with pure sugarcane juice that has been inverted into a syrup. Fancy molasses has a sweet and tangy flavor and is often used as a natural flavor enhancer, a cost-effective sweetener and a natural colourant. Crosby’s fancy molasses is a pure product and contains no additives, is gluten-free, certified Kosher, and non-GMO. Read more about the benefits of fancy molasses.

Blackstrap Molasses is a nutrient-rich product with a darker color. Crosby’s blackstrap is a byproduct of the raw sugar manufacturing process and offers a robust, bitter-tart flavor. It’s used in a variety of baked goods, meat and vegetable dishes, and as a sweetener, flavour enhancer and coloring agent. Crosby’s blackstrap is a pure product and contains no added sulfates or sulfites. It is gluten free and certified Kosher. Read more about the benefits of blackstrap molasses.

Custom Blends is something our nimble approach to production allows us to produce to meet the needs of an individual food manufacturer. Blend fancy and blackstrap molasses for a custom flavour, colour and sweetness profile to suit your food manufacturing needs.

Other sweeteners:

  • Invert
  • Glucose
  • Corn syrups
  • Dry sugars
  • Dry sugar blends


For food manufacturers, molasses offers a number of important benefits:

Cost-effective sweetener – pure molasses is more cost-effective than other natural sweeteners like maple syrup, honey or agave syrup.

Flavor enhancer – pure molasses brings a natural sweet flavor to a wide range of baked goods and sauces.

Natural colorant – pure molasses lets manufacturers shape product coloring without using artificial caramel colors. Crosby’s Molasses has no additives, is gluten-free and non-GMO.

Extended shelf life – pure molasses is a natural humectant. It retains moisture to extend the shelf life of baked goods.

Natural food emulsifier – creates a stable, homogenous and smooth emulsion.

The versatility of molasses makes it great for manufacturing:

  • Packaged cereals
  • Cookies
  • Cakes
  • Breads
  • Snack Bars
  • Granola
  • Gingerbreads
  • Table Syrups
  • Confections
  • Dressings and Marinades
  • Barbecue Sauces
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