SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg. Brenntag announced the opening of the new Food Application and Development Centre (FA&DC) in Johannesburg.
Aptly named, The Heart of Africa, this new facility forms part of the greater EMEA Food & Nutrition network of Application and Development Centres supporting not just the Southern African Food sector, but also Brenntag’s local food teams in East and West Africa.
The new site, located in the Pomona business district in Johannesburg, is dedicated to the Life Science business In addition. to the FA&DC, it also houses a liquid flavour blending facility where the company blends tailor-made flavours for a diverse range of customers in the Confectionery, Bakery and Sport Nutrition sectors. Furthermore, the team is able to cater to all customer demands regarding packaging ranging from drums to polycans. A modern state-of-the-art repacking line is yet another feature of this site. Repacks are a value-added service that is synonymous with Brenntag, catering to the exact demands of the Food & Nutrition, Nutraceutical and Pharma sectors in Southern Africa. All repackaging is performed and supported by the dedicated Quality and Regulatory teams.
The FA&DC is an integral part of Brenntag‘s strategy in South Africa, to enable the growth of Food Solutions to both existing and new customers and suppliers and to attract other world-class, local and international suppliers in search of a suitable and reputable partner in the region. The Food & Nutrition business in this country is built on decades of relationships with leading international food ingredient manufacturers. These partnerships have positioned the team in convenience foods, confectionery, bakery, beverages, and dairy over the years.