Food Grade Industrial Alcohol

Alcohol for industrial use was our first major product. In addition to providing a stable source of supply, MGP's food-grade industrial alcohol capabilities offer customers definite advantages.

Through our extensive experience with the beverage industry, we are accustomed to meeting high standards and delivering high-quality raw materials that provide predictable and repeatable results.

We're able to comply with a variety of requirements and provide alcohol that readily conforms to all the rigid standards for labeling as "U.S.P.," "A.C.S.," "N.F." or "reagent grade," depending on product and use.

MGP can supply any of the authorized formulations of denatured alcohol. Customer requirements for samples can be provided quickly. Please contact us for our proprietary specialized industrial solvents.


Industrial alcohol plays a substantial role in the manufacturing of flavors and extracts, food dyes, candy glazes, yeast, various sprays and animal-feed supplements. MGP is also a key supplier to the vinegar manufacturing industry.

Personal care products

Common products requiring alcohol are hair and scalp preparations, deodorants, perfumes, colognes, lotions for hands, face and skin, mouthwashes, oral antiseptics and hand sanitizers. Soap and shampoo manufacturers also use large quantities of alcohol.

Pharmaceuticals and medicines

The unique characteristics of ethyl alcohol allow it to act as a carrier for a wide spectrum of medicines, including cough preparations, decongestants, iodine solutions and more. Ethanol is useful for processing antibiotics, vaccines, tablets and pills, vitamins and a variety of medicines.

Other applications

Other applications of food-grade industrial alcohol include household and industrial cleaning solutions, biocides, insecticides and fungicides.