Tate & Lyle Plc provides ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries. It operates through two divisions within continuing operations: Speciality Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients. The Speciality Food Ingredients segment produces ingredients which are sold in markets with technical and innovation capability, insight and flexibility. It also has a food systems or blending business which sources ingredients and uses them to develop bespoke combinations of ingredients primarily for small-to medium-sized customers. The Bulk Ingredients segment manufactures and markets a range of products including nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches, ethanol, acidulants and animal feed. The company was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.