Edible gold leaf to buy directly from the manufacturer
Genuine Gold for Decorating Food and Drinks
Genuine edible gold leaf, makes food and beverages stand out and increases their value. For 20 years, Gold Gourmet has been producing the finest edible gold leaf products for chefs, pâtissiers, food artists, producers and purveyors. Regular external audits guarantee food safety in our certified facility.
Happy customers in over 55 countries use GoldGourmet® edible gold leaf products to highlight their culinary masterpieces. For those who want their creations to stand out and increase the value of their products, we invite you to take a look at our website and find out if edible gold leaf suits your culinary projects.
Are gold leaf and silver leaf edible?
Yes, gold leaf and silver leaf are edible and accepted as food by the European Union.
What does gold leaf taste like?
As a tested and certified manufacturer of edible gold leaf, we produce all our products ourselves in our HACCP-certified gold leaf factory in Germany. To protect people and the environment, we only buy gold and silver through a verified conflict-free supply chain.
What are the products of GoldGourmet made of?
GoldGourmet® products are made of genuine gold leaf (E175) and silver leaf (E174).
What does E174 and E175 stand for?
To simplify food labeling, the European Union has given each food additive an E-number: E174 is for silver leaf, E175 is for gold leaf.
Is it difficult to use gold leaf sheets?
Handling gold gourmet gold leaf is simple with the right tools. In our store you’ll find the tools that we like to use ourselves and recommend to our customers, so you can do it right, from the start.
In case you have any difficulties, we will be happy to help you. Simply contact us through our contact form.
How much gold and silver are recommended for decorating?
The quantity of Leaves, Flakes or Dust you need for decorating depends entirely on your preference. You can create dreamy delicacies with just one gold leaf or a few gold or silver flakes.
What amount of gold leaf and silver leaf is safe for consumers?
There is no prescribed consumption amount for gold leaf and silver leaf. However, consumption should be limited to a reasonable amount for occasional decoration of food and beverages.
Why does GoldGourmet not offer 24K (karat) edible gold leaf?
24 karat gold is very soft, which makes flakes and powders clump together quickly and decorating food almost impossible. The Gold Gourmet gold flake, on the other hand, stands out with its excellent volume and reflection. -> Read full article.
Are gold leaf and silver leaf vegan?
Yes, all Gold Gourmet products are vegan.
Is gold leaf safe for people suffering from allergies?
If you have any known allergies, we recommend consulting a physician before consuming gold leaf and silver leaf. Until then, you should refrain from consumption.
Are GoldGourmet gold leaf and silver leaf kosher?
Yes, all our products are Kosher certified. The certificate can be found here.
Can GoldGourmet gold leaf be used for decoration on cake?
Yes, our gold leaf makes a great decoration on sweet desserts like cakes (e.g.: wedding cake, birthday cake, … ), chocolate and candy. It is an easy way to add unforgettable glamour to your next culinary masterpiece.