Wild Flavors

Wild Flavors, Inc. (stylized as "WILD Flavors") is a manufacturer of flavors, colors, and food and beverage ingredients Its headquarters are in Erlanger, Kentucky and the firm is affiliated with Rudolf WILD GmbH & Co. KG and Dr. Hans-Peter Wild.[1]

WILD Flavors, Inc.
TypePrivate
IndustryFlavors and colors
Founded1994
HeadquartersErlanger, Kentucky, USA
Key people
Dr. Hans-Peter Wild
WebsiteWILDFlavors.com

Major competitors include Givaudan, Firmenich, and International Flavors and Fragrances.

In July 2014 the company announced it was being taken over by Archer Daniels Midland in a $3 billion deal. Subject to regulatory approvals the takeover was expected to close before the end of 2014.[2]

HistoryEdit

Acquisitions
  • 1994 - F&C Company in Cincinnati, OH was acquired and renamed WILD Flavors Inc
  • 1995 - DRI Flavors, Canada
  • 1997 - La Monde Ltd in Placentia, CA
  • 2008 - American Purpac Technologies in Beloit, WI
  • 2014 - Archer Daniels Midland said it will buy Wild Flavors for $3 billion.[3]
Partnerships

ProductsEdit

  • Resolver Technology - A mix of natural flavors and flavor extracts. It neutralises undesirable off-notes of ingredients having a bitter, soapy, metallic or burning aftertaste.[7]
  • SaltTrim - Allows reducing the amount of salt in foods and beverages products without impairing the taste.[8]
  • Colors From Nature - A line of natural colors and plant extracts .[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contact Archived November 3, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." Wild Flavors. Retrieved on October 22, 2011. "
  2. ^ "Food ingredients firm Wild Flavors being acquired by ADM for $3 bn". Chicago News.Net. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  3. ^ Karp, Gregory (July 7, 2014). "ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "Cognis Bolsters Position in Food and Beverage Industry Following Major Announcements" (PDF). June 25, 2006. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 4, 2010. Retrieved November 24, 2009.
  5. ^ "WILD Flavors, Inc. and Diversified Natural Products Announce Partnership to Provide the Food and Beverage Industry - OligoFlex, a Revolutionary Ingredient for Joint Health". February 22, 2008. Archived from the original on June 2, 2008. Retrieved November 24, 2009.
  6. ^ "Sunwin International and WILD Flavors, Inc. Announce Self-GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) Affirmation for OnlySweetTM Stevia Extracts". Marketwire. September 15, 2009.
  7. ^ "Future Flavour Pathways" (PDF). March 2009. Archived from the original on November 9, 2020. Retrieved November 25, 2009.
  8. ^ "Wild helps cut salt content and maintain taste". November 26, 2007. Archived from the original on September 24, 2008. Retrieved November 25, 2009.
  9. ^ "WILD Ingredients, product concepts for healthy, natural food". November 18, 2005. Archived from the original on December 10, 2010. Retrieved November 25, 2009.

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