Founded in 1991, INGREDIA GROUP is a French dairy corporation, which specializes in nutritional and functional ingredients for the food, health and nutrition industries.
More than 10% of INGREDIA GROUP’s 450 employees work in Research and Development, testimony to the GROUP’s commitment to innovation. In 2009, INGREDIA GROUP achieved a turnover of €327.1 million. Over 50% of the turnover was generated from export sales with production taking place from five manufacturing sites worldwide.
Dedicated to the nutritional and health markets the INGREDIA NUTRITIONAL division consolidates INGREDIA GROUP’s position as a major player in the nutritional ingredients sector. In fact, INGREDIA NUTRITIONAL invests more than €1 million each year in scientific research and innovation.
INGREDIA NUTRITIONAL devotes a proportion of these investments to partnerships with private and academic research centers for the development of innovative nutritional ingredients and solutions. The GROUP also invests in clinical research at national and European levels, keeping ahead of development projects and ensuring that the ingredients, which are already available within a product range consistently, meet the new EFSA (European Food Safety Agency) regulatory requirements.
INGREDIA GROUP also intends to make major industrial investments dedicated to the nutritional and health markets. These investments sustain an annual organic growth of about 40% for the INGREDIA GROUP since its creation in 2007.
ABOUT INGREDIA NUTRITIONAL
INGREDIA NUTRITIONAL, as part of INGREDIA group, develops and manufactures two original ranges of innovative ingredients and turnkey solutions for specialized nutrition, dietary supplements and functional food industries worldwide. Its nutritional solutions of generic and customized specialty proteins and hydrolysates feature enhanced functionalities to reach outstanding nutritional properties while preserving texture and taste of the end- products. Its branded unique bioactive have clinically proven effectiveness for a guaranteed health benefit, and were granted health claims to achieve persuasive communication towards consumers. INGREDIA NUTRITIONAL experts provide strong support and extensive services throughout product development to ensure customers’ end product success. For more information, go to http://www.ingredia-nutritional.com.
ABOUT INGREDIA S.A
The international group INGREDIA S.A. is an expert in the dairy ingredients industry, INGREDIA S.A. has specialized in the production and marketing of functional and nutritional food ingredients for more than 17 years.
The group is structured around three core businesses, dependant on the destination of the products:
· Commodity market
· Food market
· Nutrition & Health market
Facts and figures
Created in 1991, INGREDIA S.A. has its head office in Arras (France). In 2009, its turnover reached 327,1M€, of which over 50% resulted from export activities. The group has about 400 employees, of which more than 10 % in the R&D department. The group manufactures 90 000 tons of ingredients per year. INGREDIA has 5 industrial sites in the world, and numerous logistics and commercial partners ensure its presence in 120 countries. INGREDIA S.A. ensures the optimum, standardized and consistent quality of its products, through the continuous monitoring of the production chain. The ISO 9001-2000 certification has been integrated into its quality system and all its processes comply with the HACCP procedures. Other standards support the global quality policy.