Puratos acquires Sandel Foods Inc
Puratos Canada, the Canadian arm of global Belgium-based ingredient supplier, Puratos, announced the acquisition of Sandel Foods Inc (SFI).
Established in 1979, SFI a fruit fillings producers in Western Canada. SFI offers the expertise and flexibility to formulate products to meet the evolving needs of customers and consumers across Western Canada and the United States. They are the only processors in Canada that provide glacé fruit products and are known for their organic and preservative-free fillings.
Puratos offers a full range of innovative products and application expertise. The Mississauga facility has an Innovation Centre, four production lines, a full R&D team and access to consumer research.
This partnership will afford SFI access to new customers, technologies, R&D and marketing resources, allowing them to grow and expand their geographical sales offerings.
“We strongly believe that this strategic acquisition will be mutually beneficial and allow growth for both parties,” says Edouard Pot, president Puratos Canada. “The experienced team at SFI and its manufacturing platform produce high-quality and differentiated products which will enable us to expand our fillings portfolio and capabilities and enlarge our footprint in western North America. Additionally, SFI’s organic and preservative-free offerings align with Puratos’ proactive approach to consumer well-being. Through our Cleaner Label strategy, we are addressing increasing consumer demand for transparency and offering products that meet ever-changing dietary needs and lifestyle choices.”
Puratos is aiming for a seamless transition and integration for customers, suppliers, vendors, and partners. Future endeavours include exploring opportunities to bring in new resources, capabilities, and R&D support to enable accelerated growth.