The partnership will allow customers to access their industrial chocolate distribution requirements from Cargill’s extensive portfolio, including chocolate, coatings and fillings, cocoa butter, cocoa liquor and the Cargill Gerkens powder brand through the Brenntag Food & Nutrition, UK & Ireland network.
“This further strengthens the relationship between Brenntag Food & Nutrition and Cargill in the UK and Ireland, building upon the long-standing partnership the two organizations have enjoyed for starches, sweeteners and texturizing systems,” said Nicola Boulter, director Brenntag Food & Nutrition, UK & Ireland.
"We are delighted to form an alliance with Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate on their comprehensive range of products bringing together the expertise, infrastructure and creative innovation capabilities of Brenntag’s Food & Nutrition team and the overarching expertise of Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate. We look forward to developing and broadening relationships with our existing and new customers, meeting the needs of their current and new product requirements and generating new product development projects".
Inge Demeyere, managing director for Cargill’s chocolates and compound activities in Europe, said: “Brenntag has a deep market understanding and a strong presence in the region. We are impressed by their facilities and capabilities and how they manage complex supply chains whilst remaining close to the customer. We are very excited about this collaboration, because it allows two global market leaders to join forces to better serve food manufacturers in the UK and Ireland”.