Golden syrup is a pale treacle. It is a thick, amber-coloured form of inverted sugar syrup, made in the process of refining sugar cane or sugar beet juice into sugar, or by treatment of a sugar solution with acid. All Natural Cane Sugar Syrup. Lyle’s Golden Syrup is a uniquely versatile, delicious syrup whose distinctive taste lends a very special flavor to foods and beverages. By appointment to her Majesty the Queen Tate Lyle PLC London Sugar Refiners.