Kerry, the Taste and Nutrition company, has confirmed the acquisition of the Spanish food producer Hasenosa®. The Galicia based company is a leading producer of added value coatings with a specialty in extruded and gluten free breadcrumbs and coatings systems.
Commenting on the announcement Philip O’ Connor, Business President for Meat Kerry, Taste & Nutrition Europe said: “Consumers of food across the world are constantly seeking new and exciting innovations and flavours and as Europe’s leading Taste and Nutrition company, we are always looking to help our customers meet this demand.
The technologies and expertise developed by Hasenosa® will complement our already strong offering to ensure that our customers have access to the most advanced and diverse offering available in the European market today”.
Created in 1978, Hasenosa® has 60 employees and two manufacturing sites in Galicia & Castilla y Leon, delivering sales in across more than 20 countries. In addition to their coatings offerings they also produce glazes, marinades, sauces and fish mixes catering to a variety of different retail and foodservice customer needs.
This acquisition reaffirms Kerry Taste & Nutrition’s commitment to the European market and its customers. The longevity and foothold that Hasenosa has in the Spanish market, coupled with the breadth and scale of Kerry’s technologies, will see both companies working seamlessly together to anticipate market opportunities to drive growth for customers across the continent.