Flavour and Fragrance company Iberchem Group opens new production facility in Tunisia

TUNISIA – Spanish flavour and fragrance company, Iberchem Group has opened a new production center in Tunisia under its flavour division known as Scentium. The new facility, located at the country’s capital Tunis, covers nearly 700 square metres and is fully equipped for the production of liquid and powder flavours as well as emulsions, reports Foodbev. The site neighbours its flavour division and features a production plant, two warehouses, application labs, testing rooms, administration offices and extra room to accommodate the planned growth of the company. “Our new flavour centre…

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Flavour and Fragrance company Iberchem Group to be sold for US$975m

SPAIN – Flavours and Fragrances company Iberchem Group is on the verge of being sold to Speciality chemicals company Croda International by its current owner Eurozeo for a total cash consideration of €820 million (about US$975 million). Headquartered in Murcia, Spain, the Iberchem Group operates under two different divisions: Iberchem for fragrances and Scentium for food flavour and has 14 manufacturing facilities and more than 850 employees. Commenting on Croda’s acquisition of Iberchem Group, Croda CEO Steve Foots said Iberchem stood out among peers with its significant exposure to emerging…

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Spanish ingredients supplier Iberchem Group buys two flavour companies in Asia

SPAIN – The Iberchem Group, a Spain-headquartered flavor and fragrance house, has completed the acquisition of Flavor Inn Corporation in Malaysia and Nanchang Duomei Bio-Tech (Duomei), located in China. Flavor Inn is a Malaysian flavour manufacturer offering tailored-made solutions to its wide portfolio of customers in the South East Asian region. The company specialises in the development of both natural and artificial flavours for beverages, savoury, bakery and dairy products, and confectionery. Based in Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi province in China, Nanchang Duomei Bio-Tech  has been in the business of…

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Scentium Flavors invests US$2.2m in Spanish facility expansion

SPAIN – Scentium, the flavor division of global fragrance manufacturer Iberchem has invested US$2.2 million (2 million Euros) to boost production capacity at its facility located in Alhama de Murcia, Spain. The investment is expected to result into significant improvements and expansions at the plant with a goal to increase the flavour offerings of the company by almost 40%. The new center will be operational later this month, expanding its expertise in flavors for the global customers in the food and beverage industry. “The modernisation of our installations was a…

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