Knowledge, creativity & collaboration. Ingredient solutions for building great products.

What we do

Hawkins Watts are leaders in specialised food, beverage and supplement ingredients, with an unmatched commitment to innovation, quality and service.

Our team of technical experts are ready to collaborate with you to solve project roadblocks and create innovative new concepts. Working with you to fully understand your applications to find the very best solutions. From running technical training sessions to hosting customers in our laboratories for product development sessions, our support & specialty ingredients are second to none.

Our ingredients

We represent many of the world’s leading ingredient companies with a broad product portfolio, specialising in Texture, Health & Nutrition, Colour, Flavour, & More.


Thickening, Gelling, Stabilising
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Health & Nutrition

Enriching, Replacing, Substituting
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Enhancing, Correcting, Protecting
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Differentiating, Enhancing, Modifying
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& More

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Find the perfect ingredient for your next challenge

Discover innovative ingredients that will help you go in the right direction.

Our expertise

Innovative technical support combined with in-house application laboratories.

Focused on the Australian and New Zealand markets, our team of highly experienced food technologists work collaboratively, sharing knowledge and experience, to find the best solution for you.

Trend reports

Get in-depth insights into the latest food ingredient trends, expert analysis & recommendations.

18 Jul 2024

With mounting pressure from consumers, governments and public health organisations, many brands are looking to reduce the sugar content of their products. However, as we all know, this is not a simple process!

09 Jul 2024

Spicy flavour profiles, while hardly new, are experiencing a real moment in the culinary spotlight right now! Read on for insights into how this trend is evolving and how spicy food is being reimagined in 2024.

17 Jun 2024

While many consumers are familiar with prebiotics and probiotics, postbiotics are the new kids on the block. With potential health benefits including improved gut health, reduced inflammation and immune support, postbiotics should be on the radar for all health-conscious brands.