Degussa Food Ingredients will be present at upcoming trade shows in Asia, Europe and the USA, including Supply Side West (Las Vegas, USA), Health Ingredients Japan (Tokyo, Japan), World Wide Food Expo (Chicago, USA), Food Ingredients Europe (Frankfurt, Germany) and CPhI (Frankfurt, Germany).
Degussa's food ingredients business was previously organized into the three separate units, Flavors & Fruit Systems, BioActives and Texturant Systems. These have recently been combined into a single international unit, Degussa Food Ingredients.
"The concentration of food activities into a single business unit will improve Degussa Food Ingredients' ability to meet market requirements for system solutions and tailor-made products and services," comments Dr. Christian Kapp, head of the new business unit.
"We aim to be the food industry's chosen partner for innovative texturizing, flavoring and bioactive solutions. Our approach is based on our thorough applications know-how and superior global service," he continued.
The new focus is also set to enable the business unit to serve its food industry customers with a broad range of single source products. The product brands have remained the same and the customer service iscontinuously being strengthened and extended.
Degussa Food Ingredients provides all major segments of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries with specialized ingredients and customized solutions for making and keeping food fresh, tasty, healthy and safe. With worldwide application service centers and a global sales organization and production network, it is active at an international and local level in 21 countries with approximately 2500 employees. Total sales are around EUR 600 million per year.
Trade show details:
- 1.-3. OctSupply Side West, Las Vegas, USA,booth 1600
- 7.-9. OctHealth Ingredients, Tokyo, Japan, east hall 5, booth H 207
- 27.-29. OctCPhI, Frankfurt, Germany, G 851, hall 8
- 29.Oct-1. NovWorld Wide Food Expo, Chicago, USA, south hall, booth S 6663
- 18-20. NovFood Ingredients Europe, Frankfurt, Germany, hall 8,booth H 890
Degussa Food Ingredients is a Business Unit of Degussa, a multinational corporation consistently aligned to highly profitable specialty chemistry. With sales of €11.8 billion and a workforce of some 48,000, it is Germany's third-largest chemical company and the world market leader in specialty chemicals. In fiscal 2002, the corporation generated operating profits (EBIT) of more than €900 million. Degussa's core strength lies in highly-effective system solutions that are tailored to the requirements of its customers in over 100 countries throughout the world. Degussa's activities are led by the vision "Everybody benefits from a Degussa product – every day and everywhere".