Connoisseur Gold has been supplying edibleGold & Silver for over 40 years - yet the families behind the brand have been supplying the finest of non-edible European gold since 1840 for palaces, cathedrals, restoration projects, artists, decorators, gilding projects, signwriters and monumental tradesmiths to name a few.
Edible gold and silver has taken the food industry by storm, and is used worldwide by cake decorators, chefs, food chains, Christmas pudding manufacturers, distillers, Michelin 3 star restaurants, food distributors, foodies and even cosmetic companies.
Edible gold leaf has been used for centuries by the rich and wealthy, Italian nobility dined on risotto with edible gold leaf during the sixteenth century. The Elizabethans ate sweets and fruits covered in edible gold leaf, while Japanese had it sprinkled into Sake or tea for a prosperous and longer life.
Today it has become more affordable and used as a final garnish for food and drinks, being popularised with many TV food programs like MasterChef.
Latorta sells have an extensive range of Connoisseur Gold's edible 23 carat gold and genuine silver products from full size leaves (sheets) to dust, flakes and petals, ensuring you have the perfect finish for your cake, wedding favour or dish at a surprisingly low cost. It looks luxurious and is great way to impress your guests.
Gold E175 and Silver E174 are natural metal food additives approved by the FSANZ (Australian Food Standards) and European Union (EU). They are used as a colouring agent in food and drink products. There are no Dietary Restrictions and can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.