A.F. Suter and Co. Ltd

Shellac, Waxes, Gums and Resins

Shellac Manufacturer, Importer, Wholesaler, Distributor & Supplier

Established in 1906, A.F. Suter is a leading UK-based importer, exporter, wholesaler, distributor and global supplier of high quality Shellac, Waxes, Natural GumsResins, Menthol Crystals and Zein. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified and through our exclusive joint partnership in India manufacture food and pharmaceutical grade Dewaxed Shellac flakes and Dewaxed Bleached Shellac powder under our SWANLAC® trademark and AFS brand name. We have developed a food grade Aqueous Shellac Solution for coating nutritional supplements, which is also suitable for other applications like edible films and printing inks. Alcoholic Shellac Ester Solutions can also be manufactured on request. Our range of industrial and technical grade Dewaxed Shellac flakes and Wax-Containing Shellac flakes include platina, super-blonde, blonde, TN type, lemon, orange and garnet grades. As members of Sedex, our natural products are sourced responsibly in line with ethical and environmentally friendly principles and fulfil a wide variety of applications for customers operating across an extensive range of industries. We regularly import to our UK warehouse for local retail and wholesale distribution, and export to customers in Europe, North America and many other regions internationally.