AAK to acquire BIC Ingredients to bolster presence in Europe’s lecithin market

NETHERLANDS – AAK, one of the leading suppliers of plant-based oils, is in the process of acquiring BIC Ingredients, the lecithin arm of BIC International Holding.  According to a statement from the company, the acquisition will significantly increase its footprint in the European lecithin market and further its strategy of becoming a key supplier of specialty lecithin.  Located in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands BIC Ingredients supplies non-GM specialty lecithin and lecithin compounds.   Lecithin is a natural emulsifier produced from plant-based oils such as soy, sunflower, and rapeseed.  Upon successful acquisition, AAK plans to integrate…

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