IMCD acquires Israeli based Zifroni Chemical Suppliers Limited

NETHERLANDS – Dutch supplier of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, IMCD, has successfully completed the acquisition of the Israeli distributor Zifroni Chemical Suppliers Limited. Zifroni, based in Rishon Le-Zion, Israel was founded in 1950 and […]

Food Cultures & Enzymes boosts Chr. Hansen first quarter performance

DENMARK – Chr. Hansen reported an organic revenue growth of 1% in the first three months of 2019/20 to €272.4 million (US$303.64m) boosted by a 4% growth in Food Cultures & Enzymes and a 1% […]

Kwik Lok names Gary Tong as Vice President of Engineering and Innovation

USA – Packaging manufacturer, Kwik Lok Corporation has appointed Gary Tong as the company’s Vice President of Engineering and Innovation. The Washington based packaging manufacturer noted the new role was created to lead its engineers […]

Bühler sells Chinese flour ingredient business to Swiss company Bakels

SWITZERLAND – Bühler Group has sold its China-based flour ingredient business, Buhler Bangsheng Food Ingredients (Guangzhou) Co. Ltd. to Bakels Group. Bakels, a Swiss group which manufactures and distributes innovative bakery ingredients and application solutions […]

Azelis acquires Megafarma to expand operations into Latin America

MEXICO – Global food ingredients supplier, Azelis has signed an agreement to acquire Megafarma, a Mexican specialty distributor for food, pharma as well as veterinary industries. According to Azelis the integration of Megafarma will provide […]

Azelis expands its distribution agreement with Roquette into Asia Pacific

BELGUIM – Azelis has agreed to expand its partnership with Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for food, nutrition and health markets, into new territories. Azelis will now be distributing Roquette’s complete food range […]

IFF to merge with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences unit creating a US$45bn company

USA – The International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) business in a transaction that will create a US$45.4 billion company on an […]

Palsgaard named Sustainability Champion at Fi Innovation Awards

EUROPE – Global emulsifier specialist, Palsgaard has won the Sustainability Champion prize at the Food Ingredients Europe Innovation Awards after reducing net CO2 emissions from its six global production sites to zero. In 2010, Palsgaard […]

Firmenich announces ‘classic blueberry’ as 2020 flavor of the year

SWITZERLAND – Firmenich has announced ‘Classic Blueberry’ as the flavor of the year for 2020, due to its longstanding association with well-being and its role in helping diversify food and beverage options for consumers around […]

Canpack opens US$150m aluminum beverage cans production facility in Colombia

COLOMBIA – Canpack, a leading global manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans, has inaugurated its brand-new US$150 million can production facility located in Tocancipa, Colombia. The new site covers approximately 75,000 square meters and has an […]