Glanbia Nutritionals has agreed to acquire Foodarom, a Canada-based custom flavor designer and manufacturer servicing the food, beverage, and nutritional product industries, according to a press release.

Foodarom has a flavor library of over 15,000 recipes, and produces both liquid and powder products for various applications, the press release says. It is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec; has production facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Bremen, Germany; and has culinary laboratories in San Diego, California, and Milan, Italy.
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The press release calls Foodarom “highly complementary” to Glanbia Nutritionals’ customer approach and focus areas. Combining the two R&D teams will strengthen Glanbia’s position in flavors, and enhance Glanbia’s ability to provide ingredient systems to its customers.

“We recently shared our ambition to scale the flavors area of our business and are we are very pleased to announce this acquisition of Foodarom,” said Brian Phelan, CEO of Glanbia Nutritionals, in the press release. “We are excited to welcome their 130–strong team to Glanbia with their exceptional reputation and commitment to flavor excellence.  I am delighted with the significant additional capabilities we will be able to offer the customers of both organizations by joining our great teams together.”