The Food and Beverage Industry Business Line is a leading food ingredients distributor and global provider of Market Expansion Services for business partners in the beverage, dairy, confectionery, bakery, processed food and food service industries.
Our teams of food technologists and scientists, nutritionists and innovation centers work closely with our manufacturing customers in the food and beverage industry. We qualify, register, stock, market and distribute a comprehensive range of food ingredients and additives for the highly diverse and growing range of applications in packaged foods and beverages.
As a leading Market Expansion Services provider, distribution and logistics are the essence of our business.
We also provide financing, sales and marketing to complete our core service offering.
You additionally benefit from a range of tailored value-added services to support your growing needs including:
Innovation & Formulation
We develop cutting-edge products and formulations from our network of 16 state-of-the-art food and beverage innovation centers. We generate ideas, ensure compliance and provide technical training to increase market coverage for our clients. Our business partners benefit from a range of tailor-made solutions that reduce time to market and increase competitive advantage.
We provide instant access to markets around the world, including the major chemical producing countries. Our comprehensive network of over 60 sourcing specialists procures hard-to-find ingredients and chemicals and identifies reliable alternative sources for specific quality, price, quantity and delivery needs. We also act as an early trend scout to share knowledge of latest developments and technologies, ensuring our business partners remain one step ahead.
The regulatory landscape around the world is far from homogeneous. It is becoming increasingly complex as many countries introduce new systems and certification schemes to safeguard their economies. Keeping abreast of these changes can become very time-consuming for companies looking to expand in different markets. Our network of on-the-ground regulatory specialists have a deep understanding of regulatory environments and provide a range of support services to ensure our business partners are compliant.
Our Digital team supports you to drive business growth through digital transformation. Through an integrated network of digital systems, DKSH embraces operational agility and applies advanced analytics to better understand industry trends and the needs of its customers. DKSH supports its business partners to market and sell their products through an omni-channel approach involving digital marketing automation, industry-specialized marketplaces and DKSH Discover, a portal for specialty chemicals and ingredients. All of these services combined enable DKSH’s business partners to stay ahead and remain competitive.