Degussa Food Ingredients GmbH

Degussa Food Ingredients: food activities bundled under new name

Degussa Food Ingredients is the name of a new business unit comprising the three former units Flavors & Fruit Systems, BioActives and Texturant Systems. All market and customer related activities of the former units are carried on as business lines within Degussa Food Ingredients. The new business unit was formed in April 2003 and is headed by Dr. Christian Kapp.

“The concentration of food activities into a single business unit will improve Degussa Food Ingredients’ ability to meet market requirements for systems solutions and tailor-made products and services,” comments Dr.Christian Kapp.

“Degussa Food Ingredients aims to be the food industry’s chosen partner for innovative texturizing, flavoring and bioactive solutions based on thorough applications know-how and superior global service,” Dr. Kapp continued.

“The reorganization 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 will remain the same and customer service will be continuously 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 centres plus a global sales organization and production network, it is active both internationally and locally. The new business unit operates in 21 counties, with approximately 2500 employees, reaching an annual turnover of nearly EUR 600 million in sales.