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Kerry Taste & Nutrition Aquires Spanish Food Producer

By Donna Ahern
Kerry Taste & Nutrition Aquires Spanish Food Producer

Irish agrifood business Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition company, has confirmed the acquisition of the Galicia based food producer Hasenosa.

This acquisition 'reaffirms Kerry Taste & Nutrition’s commitment to the European market and its customers,' the Irish company said in a statement.

The leading producer specialises in added value coatings with a specialty in extruded and gluten free breadcrumbs and coatings systems.

In addition the Spanish company also produce glazes, marinades, sauces and fish mixes catering to a variety of different retail and foodservice customer needs.

“Consumers of food across the world are constantly seeking new and exciting innovations and flavours and as Europe’s leading Taste and Nutrition company, we are always looking to help our customers meet this demand,” said Philip O’ Connor, business president for Meat Kerry, Taste & Nutrition Europe.

“The technologies and expertise developed by Hasenosa will complement our already strong offering to ensure that our customers have access to the most advanced and diverse offering available in the European market today.”

Spanish Markets

Juan Soto, general manager for Spain highlighted that Kerry already markets and distributes a comprehensive range of taste and nutrition solutions to the Food and Beverage markets across Spain.

“This acquisition, combined with our beverage manufacturing business, Vendin which is located in Pinto, increases our Spanish footprint while also supporting our customers across the whole of Europe and beyond," Soto said.

Created in 1978, Hasenosa has 60 employees and two manufacturing sites in Galicia & Castilla y Leon, delivering sales in across more than 20 countries.

© 2018 - Checkout Magazine by Donna Ahern

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