25 October, London, UK: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), the leading global provider of food and beverage solutions, has appointed IMCD, a global leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality food ingredients and flavours, as its distribution partner in Italy.
This agreement comes after successful cooperation between Tate & Lyle and IMCD in Sweden, Norway and Denmark since 2015, and Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxemburg and Morocco since 2021. It builds on the companies’ shared ambition to offer innovative solutions for their customers, helping them to meet consumer demand for healthier food and beverages lower in sugar and calories and with cleaner labels and added fibre.
IMCD will provide Tate & Lyle’s broad portfolio of ingredients and solutions, including its PROMITOR® Soluble Fibres, CLARIA® Clean Label Starches and Stevia sweeteners, to its customers in Italy from 1st January 2022.
Waldo van Malssen, Channel Sales Director at Tate & Lyle Europe, said: “We already have a strong partnership with IMCD, and we are pleased to be building on this with expanded representation in Italy.
“IMCD’s teams offer customers outstanding expertise and familiarity with our portfolio to help them find the best solutions for their needs. We look forward to strengthening the relationships we have to deliver bespoke solutions to customers.”
IMCD is one of Tate & Lyle’s leading distribution partners in Europe, representing its portfolio in eight countries across the region. This strengthening of partnership will allow Tate & Lyle customers to benefit from IMCD’s extensive market knowledge, highly trained technical and sales teams, technical centres of excellence and application laboratories.
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About Tate & Lyle:
Tate & Lyle PLC is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.
Through our expertise in sweetening, mouthfeel and fibre fortification, our Food & Beverage Solutions business develops solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings. Our Primary Products business produces nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches used in paper and packaging, acidulants and products used for animal nutrition.
We have around 4,400 employees working in more than 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s purpose is Improving Lives for Generations and through our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.
Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2021, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion.
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