Kerry acquiring Cargill flavor business
Sept. 23, 2011
by Jeff Gelski
KERRY, Ireland — The Kerry Group has entered an agreement to acquire Cargill Flavor Systems for a consideration of $230 million subject to closing adjustments, Kerry announced on Sept. 22. Cargill Flavor Systems, with annual revenues of about $200 million, globally offers flavor ingredients and flavor systems for savory, beverage, dairy and sweet applications.
Cargill Flavor Systems employs 700 people through its integrated flavor development and application centers in the United States, France, the United Kingdom, South Africa, India, Malaysia, China, Puerto Rice, Mexico and Brazil. The company has a network of sales representatives in 12 other countries.
Kerry employs 23,000 people across manufacturing and development facilities in 23 countries and its network of international representative offices.