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29 October 2018

Cargill has agreed to appoint Caldic as exclusive distribution partner for their starches, sweeteners and texturizers in Italy

Caldic and Cargill have reached an agreement making Caldic the exclusive distribution partner for Cargill’s starches, sweeteners and texturizers for food applications in Italy. The collaboration with Cargill will expand Caldic’s offering for the Italian food markets such as bakery, savory, confectionery, dairy, nutritional and beverages.

With this distribution agreement, Caldic Italia srl. is expanding its product offering with starches, sweeteners, sea- and fruit-peel extracts, lecithin and sugar fermentation ingredients for various applications from Cargill for different food markets. Caldic Italia already has a well-established position in the Italian food market. The company’s expanded modern location in Origgio is equipped with the latest production technology, including several mixing lines, robotized packing systems for food blends, a fully automated warehouse management system and a state-of-the-art product development lab, enabling Caldic to bring innovative food solutions to market. 

The shared focus on strategic partnerships, customer-centric approach and development of innovative solutions were some of the reasons to initiate this partnership. “We are very pleased with this agreement, because Cargill and Caldic are both aiming for leadership positions in their chosen market segments”, says Pierluca Coffanetti, Managing Director of Caldic Italia. “When it comes to developing innovative solutions with a service-oriented character, we are clearly aligned with Cargill. With an extended on-trend product portfolio, tailored manufacturing and state-of-the-art application services there is no doubt we will take our full-service distribution model to the next level.”

Alain Dufait, Managing Director for Cargill Starches, Sweeteners & Texturizers business in Europe, adds: “Caldic has an excellent customer approach and a strong organization in Italy. We have been impressed by Caldic’s way of developing solutions for their customers and their entrepreneurial spirit. We are enthusiastic about this partnership, because it will allow us to expand our solutions to the Italian food market.”

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