Press release

Caldic and Gold Coast Ingredients are joining forces to expand the flavoring market in DACH

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – March 13, 2024 – Caldic is excited to announce a strategic alliance with US-based Gold Coast Ingredients to expand their presence in the DACH food industry, starting April 1, 2024. This collaboration provides Caldic customers access to Gold Coast Ingredients' comprehensive portfolio of premium flavors and taste solutions.



Gold Coast Ingredients: Innovating flavors


Gold Coast Ingredients is a renowned manufacturer of flavors since 1985 and serves a diverse range of industries with comprehensive offerings. From food and beverage to oral care, they specialize in custom and certified organic, halal, and kosher flavors. With a global distribution network, Gold Coast Ingredients is committed to excellence, offering innovative solutions like custom flavors, and a wide range of product forms to meet the evolving needs of its customers.


In collaboration with Caldic, Gold Coast Ingredients is now set to broaden its horizons by bringing its finest flavor solutions to the European market, specifically targeting the DACH food region. This partnership strategically positions Caldic to enhance its product offerings and strengthen its market presence in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. By integrating Gold Coast Ingredients’ innovative and diverse flavor solutions into its portfolio, Caldic can offer its customers more comprehensive and customized options. This allows Caldic to meet a wider range of customer needs but also enhances its competitive edge in the market by providing unique, high-quality products that are tailored to the evolving tastes and preferences of its DACH customers.


Chris Woods, Business Development Manager at Gold Coast Ingredients, states, "By leveraging Caldic's extensive distribution network and deep market insights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, along with Gold Coast Ingredients' proficiency in flavor solutions, we're poised to establish a strong partnership centered even more on our customers' needs and success." Woods adds, "Our collaboration with Caldic Ingredients DACH signifies a shared commitment where prioritizing our customers is key to our mutual growth and success.


"We are thrilled to embark on this journey with Gold Coast Ingredients, a partnership that promises to enrich the German, Austrian and Swiss food industry with a diverse and innovative range of flavors,” states Yves Maltête Business Development Director Food EMEA at Caldic. “This partnership is a testimony of our shared vision of delivering value and serving the evolving demands of our customers. Together, we look forward to fostering growth, innovation, and success, ensuring our customers' needs are at the forefront of everything we do."

About Gold Coast Ingredients

Gold Coast Ingredients, Inc. (GCI) is a privately held and operated, wholesale flavor and color manufacturer that has been satisfying taste since 1985, serving all types of industries from food and beverage to animal treats and oral care. GCI’s current manufacturing facilities are located in Commerce, California and Gilbert, Pennsylvania, while utilizing distribution facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

About Caldic

“Because we care”, we touch the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every day. We inspire innovative and sustainable solutions in life science and material science for the food, pharmaceutical, personal care and industrial formulation markets around the world. Our solutions, carefully sourced and customized to exacting specifications whenever required, are backed by research & development, customer service, technical & regulatory support, ensuring that they meet precisely determined needs at every stage of the value chain.