Caldic partners up with Nitta Gelatin

Press release

Caldic and Nitta Gelatin establish Strategic Partnership to develop the Food, Pharma, and Personal Care Markets in Europe

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, February 1, 2024 – Today, Caldic and Nitta Gelatin are pleased to announce the agreement of a strategic distribution partnership in Europe. This collaboration will further strengthen Caldic's comprehensive portfolio for the Food, Nutrition, Pharma, and Personal Care markets, with a wide range of Collagen and selected specialty Gelatin solutions that are fully complementary to Caldic's existing offerings. Caldic and Nitta Gelatin will partner to develop opportunities in Benelux, France, Iberia, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, and Ireland, commencing on 1st January 2024.

Known for its exceptional commitment to innovation and sustainability, Caldic is well-placed to support manufacturers with end-to-end solutions that are informed by extensive market and consumer insights. This partnership allows Caldic to fully leverage its advanced production capabilities, automated packing systems, fully automated warehouse management systems, and state-of-the-art application laboratories. The technical experts and customer development teams from Caldic will assist customers in identifying new business opportunities that address the surging interest in collagen peptide.

“We are thrilled to broaden our collaboration with Caldic across Europe. Our customers will undoubtedly benefit from the high-quality service levels for which Caldic is renowned. This partnership is poised to catalyze growth and enhance our service offering,” says Gianni D'Addezio, Sales Manager-Europe, Nitta Gelatin.

"Nitta Gelatin's product range is an exemplary fit for our life sciences solutions portfolio for the Western European market. Through our partnership with Nitta Gelatin, we extend our array of ingredients that target functional product challenges, while enabling us to capitalize on our added value capabilities in support of our customers' growth ambitions," states Yves Maltête, Business Development Director of Food Europe at Caldic.

About Nitta Gelatin

Nitta Gelatin celebrates over 100 years as a trusted producer of gelatin and collagen ingredients for the food, dietary supplement, and pharmaceutical markets. Founded in Osaka, Japan, Nitta Gelatin has grown into a global supplier, with 15 facilities across 6 countries.

By continually developing new ways to make the most of nature’s gifts, Nitta Gelatin consistently plays the role of industry leader, supplying the highest quality gelatin and collagen peptide products to our customers. In keeping with our pioneering spirit, Nitta Gelatin continually strives to develop new products, functions, and applications for the future.

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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