PUTTERSHOEK, The Netherlands, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Intertaste and Caldic today announce the acquisition of the herbs, spices, dried vegetables and seasonings business in Belgium. The acquired Caldic portfolio complements the Intertaste portfolio of customers and ingredients. With this acquisition Intertaste has further strengthened its position in the Belgian, French and Dutch markets. Besides expanding the product offering, the herbs and spice business fits seamless with the Intertaste portfolio of in-house processed high quality and purity ingredients.
The official transaction date is April 20th 2015. Intertaste and Caldic will ensure continuity and high service level for their customers. All customers and suppliers will be informed individually about further details of the process.
The divestment of its herbs and spices activity, which has its own market dynamics, allows Caldic to continue its focus on its rapidly growing food ingredient business. Caldic aims to accelerate growth by focusing on this field and by offering tailored and value added solutions for their customers.
About Intertaste Food Ingredients
Intertaste Food Ingredients is active in individual spices, herbs and vegetables and taste solutions based thereon. It has a strong focus on purity, facilitated by in-house processing in the Netherlands. Intertaste Food Ingredients is active in the market for individual herbs and spices, seasonings for major food applications - from snacks to noodles, and the Fresh market: bringing taste solutions to players in the retail and convenience segments. Today´s announced acquisition fits perfectly in the expansion plans Intertaste has - both geographically as application segment wise.
Caldic is an international distributor and manufacturer of ingredients and products for the food, chemical and technical industries. With branches across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, Caldic provides a wide range of high quality products and related services to many industries.
Caldic offers a wide range of products, including innovative food ingredients, natural products and functional solutions for all food market segments. Further value is added by providing personalized services such as supply chain services, production services and application services. Caldic acts as full service distributor to its partners in the global food industry.
The combination of global knowledge and network and intense familiarity with the local markets Caldic serves, gives the flexibility to answer local needs and build domestic partnerships.