Thinking bigger for the better.


As a family business, we put great thought into everything we do and we take our responsibilities very seriously. For those reasons, sustainability has always been high on our list of values and it is important to us that we demonstrate great care and concern for the planet we share. Our founders recognised that waste and inefficiency had no place in modern manufacturing and, with the help of technology, we continue to achieve their vision today.

More can always be done.

For us, sustainability is also the recognition that more can always be done. Which is why we are constantly challenging our methods and procedures, looking for new opportunities to improve and scrutinising our supplier network. We are fully committed to delivering the highest standards across everything we do, from the sourcing of raw materials right through to the supply of the finished product.

Since our incorporation in 1930 , Cardowan has been...



We pride ourselves on delivering a personal, flexible and reliable service, and our product offering is one of the very best around. We are BRC, Kosher, Vegan Society and RSPO certified, and our long-standing position within the industry is a testament to the trusted relationships that we have built with our customers.

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety
Vegetarian Society Vegan Approved
RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil)

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  1. 49 Holywell Street, Glasgow G31 4BT
  2. 0141 554 1137