Ohly and Caldic expand their partnership in the Midwest US

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Ohly and Caldic expand their partnership to bring innovative natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry in the Midwest US


Boyceville, WI /Elgin, IL December 15, 2023 - Ohly, a leading supplier of specialty yeast extracts, yeast-based flavors, and culinary powders is partnering with global distribution solutions provider Caldic to market their ingredients range to food and beverage manufacturers in the Midwest US. This agreement strengthens the existing partnership in Canada and enables the joint development of new opportunities while leveraging a longstanding collaboration. 

The world-renowned Ohly  brand is known for its unique portfolio of yeast extracts, flavors, and dried flavor ingredients based on yeast derivatives and spray-dried condiments. It was originally founded in Hamburg (Germany) in the 19th century and yeast fermentation processing has always been the backbone of its strength. While the ingredients portfolio changed over time, the focus on high quality and great taste, as well as healthy and natural ingredients has always remained at the center of the brand’s proposition.  

“For over 20 years, Ohly has been a key offering in our specialty ingredients portfolio, and we are thrilled to be able to develop the market beyond Canada”, says Noel Markle, Chief Commercial Officer, Caldic North America. “Our R&D team is highly experienced with yeast-based formulations. As we expand our scope in the Midwest US we are well positioned to capitalize on our expertise and help customers address consumer demands through formulation support. Whether it is nutrition, flavor optimization, or taste modulation, our food technologists can assist in customizing solutions while our manufacturing and logistic services will ensure timely delivery in tailored packaging formats.”   

“We are very excited to expand our partnership with Caldic as an experienced sales, marketing and distribution solutions partner for our yeast-based ingredients and for our food focus ingredient range  in the Midwest US. Caldic has in-depth knowledge of the market and applications for our products,” says Theo Vanderburgt, Americas Sales Director, Ohly. “This expanded scope will further strengthen our position in the Midwest US market and in North America where our customers, today and in the future, will benefit from the wide range of capabilities and custom support.”  

About Ohly

Based in Hamburg, Germany and Boyceville, Wisconsin, Ohly is a leading supplier for the Food, Bionutrients, Feed and Health & Nutrition markets. For its Food and Beverage customers, Ohly produces a range of specialty yeast extracts, yeast-based flavors and culinary powders that improve taste & texture. Since 1836, Ohly has been known for its exceptional quality and service, as well as being on the forefront of innovation in the markets it serves. It most recently launched a portfolio of carbon-neutral products.