Caldic and Kerry enter partnership

Press release

Caldic establishes strategic partnership with Kerry for value creation in the taste, nutrition, and functional ingredients market in Europe

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, February 20, 2023 – Caldic has announced today that it has established a strategic distribution partnership with Kerry Europe in 17 countries including Benelux, France, Iberica, Italy, Nordic, the UK and Ireland as of 1 April 2023. This collaboration will significantly strengthen Caldic’s extensive portfolio for the food industry as the agreement covers a broad range of Kerry products.

Caldic is known to provide innovative and sustainable solutions for food & nutrition manufacturers. Its solutions are backed by comprehensive market and consumer insight and application and formulation support, ensuring every solution meets customer specifications at each step of the value chain. Equipped with advanced production capabilities such as wet and dry blending and grinding, automized packing systems, fully automated warehouse management systems and state-of-the-art application labs, as well as the expertise from food technologists and customer development teams enable Caldic to unfold new opportunities to grow the business together with Kerry.

“We are delighted to expand the collaboration with Caldic in Europe as they have proven to be successful growth partners in earlier projects. Our customers will be happy with the high-quality service levels Caldic is known for,” says Thomas Hahlin Ahlinder, President and CEO at Kerry Europe.

“Kerry’s product range is the perfect addition to our food solutions portfolio for the Western European market. The increasing consumer interest in plant based and ‘better for you’ propositions require functional solutions in terms of taste, nutrition and look & feel. The partnership with Kerry provides an array of ingredients that enable us to formulate solutions to these functional challenges while leveraging our capabilities, thereby supporting our customers in their growth ambitions,” outlines Laurent Pasqualini, CEO at Caldic Europe.

About Kerry

Kerry is a world leader in taste and nutrition for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets. We innovate with our customers to create great tasting products with improved nutrition and functionality, while ensuring better impact for the planet. Our leading consumer insights, global RD&A team of 1,100+ food scientists and extensive global footprint enable us to solve our customers’ complex challenges with differentiated solutions. At Kerry, we are driven to be our customers’ most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition, and will reach over two billion consumers with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030.

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.

Across Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia Pacific, our approximately 2,850 employees go the extra mile, day in and day out, to deliver value-added solutions to our customers. In our activities, we embrace the principles of sustainability, designing products, services and processes with these principles in mind. From formulation to delivery, from ingredient to packing, from supplier to customer, we care about every detail of what we do. Because every detail is in our care.

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