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Givaudan to acquire Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods

31 May 2016

As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen capabilities in integrated solutions, Givaudan has announced that it is set to acquire ConAgra Foods’ Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings business. 

Spicetec offers a range of flavours, spices and savoury seasoning solutions, primarily in North America. 

Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan said: “This acquisition fits with our 2020 strategy to expand our offering to deliver integrated solutions where flavour and taste play a key role. Spicetec brings complementary capabilities to Givaudan with its strong portfolio of spices, seasoning blends and natural solutions. We are delighted to welcome Spicetec’s employees to Givaudan; our high cultural fit will contribute greatly to a successful integration.”

Commenting on the announcement, Mauricio Graber, president of Givaudan’s Flavour Division, said: “Combining Givaudan’s leading flavour expertise with Spicetec’s portfolio of products will enable us to deliver a broader range of solutions to our customers in processed meats, savoury retail and foodservice. Furthermore, these additional capabilities will help us strengthen the breadth of our industry leading natural ingredients, flavour and taste solutions.”


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