Welcome to Tennants Fine Chemicals
Tennants Fine Chemicals Ltd is based in Leek, Staffordshire, UK and is a global supplier of Liquid Chemicals used by manufacturers in Primary Production Processes.
We are the number one producer of Esters and Aromas in the UK and produce over 24,000 tons of liquid chemicals each year, exporting to almost 90 different countries worldwide. This is done to the best international standards in terms of quality, safety and the environment.
Tennants Fine Chemicals is owned by Tennants Consolidated Limited which is a long established, financially strong, family-owned private UK company.
The history of the company dates back to 1797 when our founder, Charles Tennant, a Scottish weaver, invented bleaching powder by passing chlorine gas over slaked lime. This revolutionized the bleaching of cloth and as a result, the entire textile industry.
With 3 main areas of operations; Chemical Distribution, Production of Chemicals and Specialty and Services, we manufacture chemicals at 8 sites in the UK, with other manufacturing sites in North America, South America, Europe and China. Our head office is based in Mayfair, London.