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November 16 2021, David R Brown

Batory Foods acquires U.S. specialty ingredients supplier

Commodity and specialty food ingredients supplier Batory Foods has acquired DMH Ingredients, a food and beverage ingredients distributor, along with its sister company, NatureStock Foods, expanding its portfolio of specialty ingredients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

This strategic acquisition significantly expands our ingredients portfolio and creates more opportunities for us to better serve our valued customers

Vince Pinneri
President at Batory Foods Inc.

Established in 1991, Libertyville, IL-based DMH Ingredients is a supplier of niche ingredients for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. Its offerings include high intensity and alternative sweeteners, soluble tea and coffee, dehydrated fruits and vegetables, and glycerine. The company also sells several specialty lines of tea powder and fruit powder.

“The acquisition will enhance and expand Batory Foods’ ingredients portfolio, allowing for greater access to high-quality imports through DMH’s existing relationships”, said Vince Pinneri, president at Batory Foods.“The company has proven many times over to be a reputable supplier of niche ingredients responsibly sourced from around the world,” Pinneri added.“For Batory, this strategic acquisition significantly expands our ingredients portfolio and creates more opportunities for us to better serve our valued customers.”

DMH is the exclusive North American distributor for Rooibos tea, a red tea from South Africa sold throughout national foodservice retailers. Batory Foods said its purchase of DMH will create new sales opportunities in a number of food and beverage niches.

“Over the past 20 years, DMH has worked diligently to develop a strong and prosperous partnership with Batory Foods,” said Tom Hatch, Principal/Vice President at DMH Ingredients, Inc. “Our years of successful collaboration and shared core values made Batory a natural choice to take on the high-quality product and service our customers have come to expect. We are looking forward to continued growth and success for our longtime customers, suppliers and dedicated employees as we strengthen our overall position in the marketplace with Batory.”

Tom Hatch and many other key members of DMH have accepted positions at Batory Foods, ensuring continuity and a smooth transition for DMH customers and vendors.

About Batory Foods
Founded in 1979, Batory Foods is a national sales and supply chain management solutions provider offering a full portfolio of high-quality food ingredients to food, beverage and nutraceutical manufacturers throughout the United States. The company connects leading food ingredient producers to well-regarded food & beverage brands. Batory operates a national system of warehouses and distribution centers for quick and efficient product delivery.

Source(s): Batory Food Press Release

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