Wild Buying Cargill’s Global Juice Blends Biz
Cargill’s juice blends and compounds business processes ingredients for high-fruit content beverages as well as juice concentrates. The business has facilities in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Port Elizabeth, N.J.; Chiba and Kashima, Japan.
“This acquisition is a key step to continually grow a differentiated and integrated supply chain for juices to the benefit of our customers,” said Michael Ponder, chief executive officer of Wild Flavors. “Cargill’s business will provide improved raw material access while strengthening our existing juice capabilities. By broadening our product offering and by providing a truly global supply chain, our customers will profit from Wild Flavor’s unique full-solution approach as the single source of supply for every ingredient needed to produce a high-quality, finished beverage product.”
From the April 17, 2012, Prepared Foods’ Daily News