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Add flavour with Monin syrups

Add flavour with Monin syrups

Syrups are flavour enhancers that are commonly used in various beverages like coffee, cocktails and numerous cold or hot drinks. They are also popular for adding a depth of flavour to desserts and baked goods. Syrups not only add flavour they are also a sweetening agent that is easier to blend into ingredients and beverages than regular sugar. It is also an ideal glaze when drizzled over desserts.


What is syrup?

Syrup is a liquefied sugar that is flavoured with concentrate additives giving each version a unique taste. These additives enhance the taste of the food or beverage they’re added to providing a richer and more complex consumption experience when used correctly.
Syrups can be made by dissolving sugar in water or by reducing natural juices from fruits, sorghum, maples or agave. Corn syrup can also be used by using an enzyme converting process that converts corn starch into sugars.

Different types of syrup additives

Syrups, purees, and sauces are condiments that give a punch of flavour to any beverage or food menu item when used correctly. 


Simple syrups occasionally referred to as bar syrups, are commonly made from equal parts of sugar and water combined until the sugar is fully dissolved. This is a common sweetening agent because it is very fluid, making it easier to blend within a mixture – most commonly beverages. The reference to bar syrup is simply because it is the sweetener of choice by bartenders when it comes to making cocktails.

Flavoured syrups are concocted with an array of blends using infused herbs, spices and aromatics. They add an extra depth of flavour to beverages and meals.



Want to add a punch of flavour with something bolder than syrup? The intense flavours of Monin pureés provide a thick, rich flavour with real fruit pieces in every serving. Add a fruity depth to your cocktails and smoothies, or an intense boost to deserts your customers will savour.

Pureés delivers a smooth and silky experience on the pallet compared to other syrups. The smooth flavour enhanced texture doesn’t crystallize or form into granules making it ideal for any menu item.



Add some pizzazz to your desserts, milkshakes and coffees with caramel, chocolate or dark chocolate sauces that are a welcome thick, creamy, and luxuriously flavourful addition. From a serving over pancakes for breakfast or dessert to a milkshake glass coated with the thick flavour, your guests will be begging for more of this rich deliciousness.


Drinks and food you can give a kick with syrup

  • Chocolates and hot drinks

  • Cocktails

  • Coffee

  • Culinary meals

  • Dessert drinks

  • Flavoured wines

  • Iced Teas

  • Mojitos

  • Smoothies & Frappes

  • Soft drinks

  • Virgin Cocktails

  • Water

There's an infinite number of uses for syrups, purees and sauces. You're only limited by your imagination when it comes to using these flavour enhancers and sweeteners. The one piece of advice we give is that you need to nail your measurements when you find the perfect dose of flavour and you need to ensure this is consistent across all your servings. One way to achieve this is with the right application tools and measurement utensils. 

Syrup applicators

The secret to successfully serving syrup is ensuring a consistent application. These syrups pack a flavourful punch and it doesn’t take much of a variation in measurement for your servings to differ. Invest in appropriate puree or syrup pumps and stipulate the measurement required for consistent flavour. Another reason to ensure this is to avoid spoilage and monitor use to counteract increased overhead costs due to poor measurements.



We've sourced three tasty recipes using Monin syrups and sauces to get you started on adding a flavourful punch to your menu. We'll be adding more recipes in future so make sure you subscribe to our mailing list for updates when we release more delicious ideas. 

Citrus Rose Cocktail made of Monin Syrup

Citrus Rosé

  • 60ml Monin Rose Syrup

  • 120ml rosé wine

  • 30ml vodka

  • 30ml cranberry juice

  • Ice

  • Lemon and rose petals to garnish

    Combine all ingredients except garnish in a cocktail shaker like this beautiful copper M Shaker for 30 seconds. Add ice to a highball glass and garnish with a slice of lemon and rose petals.

Iced Caramel Latte made of Monin Syrup

Iced Caramel Latte

Lightly coat the inside of a drinking jar (like this Libbey 472ml glass jar) with Monin Caramel Sauce. Add espresso and caramel syrup to the glass and stir. Add milk and stir again. Fill with Ice and garnish with whipped cream and caramel sauce. Serve with an eco-friendly paper straw.


Watermelon Martini made of Monin Syrup

Watermelon Martini

  • 4 cubes of watermelon cut approximately into 3cm x 3cm and frozen

  • 60ml vodka

  • 30ml Monin Watermelon Syrup

  • 25ml lime juice freshly squeezed

  • Lime slice and mint leaves to garnish

Add three of the watermelon ice cubes into a cocktail shaker with the vodka, watermelon syrup and wine juice. Shake vigorously then strain into a margarita glass. Top with sparkling wine or water and top with the last watermelon ice cube. Garnish with a slice of lime and mint leaves.


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Monin Syrups are available at Reward Hospitality

We can provide the syrup you need to fulfil your every desire at Reward Hospitality. Our leading supplier of syrups is a French company, founded by Georges Monin in 1912, known internationally as Monin. The company is recognised for their “Passion for quality” (visit the Monin website), and you’ll find its range of syrups in most coffee shops, bars, restaurants, and in our current syrup catalogue.

The benefit of purchasing your Monin syrups from Reward Hospitality is the long relationship we share with this manufacturer, our import buying power, our dedication to delivering within 48 hours due to our warehouses positioned around Australia and New Zealand (pending stock availability), our free shipping for orders over the value of $150 (for account customers only), and the ease of setting up a trade account so you receive your syrup supplies ASAP without up-front payment and delays.