Ribbon cutting ceremony at Kalsec Singapore

Regional facility is latest development in a series of global expansions

Kalamazoo, MI, US, December 6, 2023 – With the opening of Kalsec® Inc.’s Finishing and Distribution Centre in Singapore, the company continues to expand its international footprint to better serve food and beverage brands and manufacturers. Kalsec is a natural ingredient solutions provider with global headquarters in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and regional headquarters in the UK and Singapore. 

For over 10 years Kalsec has served the Asia Pacific market with its natural taste and sensory, color, food protection and hops solutions. The new Kalsec Singapore Finishing and Distribution Centre is located at JTC Food Hub @ Senoko, a shared facility fostering an ecosystem of players in the food industry. 

“It is gratifying to see the accomplishment of this milestone after intense planning and great cross-functional teamwork,” said Kathleen Koh, Vice President & Managing Director of Kalsec Asia. “The new facility will have a positive impact for our customers, including faster response times and order fulfillment, especially with products in high demand in the region.”

Kalsec provides a full portfolio of high-quality, natural ingredients for savory food and brewed beverage applications.

Robert Wheeler, Kalsec’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “The modernized facility in Senoko is a testimony of our dedication to bring products and services closer to our customers. It is also part of Kalsec’s plan to diversify our production locations, enabling us to further strengthen our production and customer reach capabilities.” 

“The modernized facility in Senoko is a testimony of our dedication to bring products and services closer to our customers.” Robert Wheeler, Chief Executive Officer 

“Kalsec’s new Finishing and Distribution Centre leverages Singapore’s strong connectivity and position as a trusted location for business and innovation to tap on the region’s growth, while diversifying Kalsec’s production bases and enhancing its overall business resilience,” said Mr. Soo Haw Yun, Vice President, Investment Facilitation, Singapore Economic Development Board. “Kalsec’s latest investment is a valuable addition to our local ecosystem engaged in food research and manufacturing and creates exciting job opportunities for Singaporeans.”

This new facility continues Kalsec’s commitment to providing even broader global services for its customers. In November 2023, Kalsec announced the launch of its Savoury Product Innovation Centre of Excellence (SPICE Lab) in the Netherlands. During the past year, Kalsec has also announced new agreements with channel partners to expand distribution in Colombia, France, Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as its hops solutions throughout the US.

About Kalsec® Inc.

Kalsec® Inc provides innovative taste and sensory, natural food protection, natural colors, and advanced hops solutions to the food and beverage industries. We capture the best nature has to offer and utilize over 60 years of experience and industry leading innovation to make food and beverage products look better, taste better and last longer. Family owned and headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan since 1958, Kalsec has regional offices, laboratories and sales teams in North America, Europe and Asia. As a certified B Corp, Kalsec makes ethical and sustainable decisions that serve our customers, employees, communities, and the environment. We are proud to be using our business as a force for good.

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