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AromataGroup Srl, with the support of Ambienta SGR, has officially concluded the process of acquisition of IPAM Srl.

IPAM, based in Zibello (close to Parma), is the Italian leader of breadcrumbs and breading solutions with 25 MIO euros of turnover, specialized also in the production of innovative functional ingredients such as gluten free flours mixes, powder blends for glutamate free broths, gluten free desserts, batters and marinades.

The aggregation of IPAM activities with AromataGroup will allow to further strengthen the presence not only on the Italian market and to continue to develop an internationally recognized Group for colouring, flavours, breading solutions & functional ingredients.  AromataGroup will further establish a stronger foothold in the large and attractive savoury market, providing to its customer base a full suite of natural flavours and colours and to jointly develop its natural ingredients offering. The transaction enables AromataGroup to expand further into the ingredients market, sharing the technical competences and know-how of the companies.

Hans Udo Wenzel, President of AromataGroup, commented: “The acquisition of IPAM is another piece in AromataGroup’s strategic expansion plan, allowing AromataGroup to extend its product range and strengthen its key competitive advantage of offering a full product solution to its customers.”

Eugenio Manenti, Founder and CEO of IPAM added: “We are very excited to join AromataGroup’s buy-and-build project and look forward to further extending the Group’s leadership in the natural ingredients market.”

AromataGroup, an important manufacturer increasingly focused on the production of natural flavours and Variati S.p.A., a leading company in the distribution of natural ingredients and active ingredients for the Cosmetic and Nutraceutical industry, have renewed their collaboration for the promotion of AromataGroup’s flavour and flavour extract product range in the mentioned Italian market segments.

Fiorio Colori, a member of AromataGroup, is pleased to inform that in November 2018, has signed an agreement with Koel Colours, Mumbai-India, for the sales and distribution of their colour pigments, specifically produced for the cosmetic industry within the European market.

Koel Colours Pvt. Ltd. was founded in 1991 in Mumbai, India and has emerged as a leading producer of superior quality colours and pigments for the cosmetic, personal care & pharmaceutical industry.
The company wishes to further penetrate the European market with its wide range of special colours pigments and ingredients.

Fiorio Colori, with its experience in the production of colour pigments and being active in various Life-Sciences market segments will be able to further fulfil the customer’s needs and requirements with an enlargement of its product portfolio.

AromataGroup, is looking forward to continue its growth and expansion strategy within the Italian and European markets.

Dear Customers and Suppliers,

Our Group keeps growing thanks also to the partnership that binds us to you.

Thank you for the trust received during this year and we hope the New Year to be be full of fruitful collaboration and mutual satisfaction.

AromataGroup’s team wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy 2019!

Ambienta SGR, the largest European private equity fund focused on sustainability, has concluded the acquisition process of AromataGroup.
The investment in AromataGroup marks for Ambienta the start-up of the investment program of the Ambienta III fund, which closed its funding in May with a budget of € 635 Mio.
With Ambienta entering into the company shareholding, AromataGroup will be able to further intensify the consolidation of its leadership in its reference markets and at the same time be able to diversify into some complementary market-segments. In the development strategy of Ambienta, acquisitions will play a fundamental role, some of which are already in the pipeline and which will accelerate the dimensional growth, diversification and the international expansion of the Group.

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In the period of June-July 2018 AromataGroup carried out a survey regarding the Customer Satisfaction, based on a customer sample of over 120 contacts.

The overall assessment was very positive, and thanks to the contribution of the customers who participated in the survey, giving their feedback to the various topics covered by the survey, AromataGroup received the „Virtuous company“ certification, issued by the Cerved company, which conducted the survey.

With the participation of Mauro Chiusano, Commercial Director of the Business Unit Emans, in the drafting of some parts of the book and a contribution to cover the production costs, AromataGroup has actively contributed to the creation of “Il Grande Libro del Vermouth di Torino”

The book is the new reference text on Vermouth, the most famous of the Italian flavoured wines.

Today Vermouth is getting a new important affirmation and the book helps to understand every aspect of the extraordinary mosaic that makes up the universe of Vermouth of Torino: the events of 300 years of social and economic history, the chemistry of flavours, the sensory analysis, the magnific images of great artists of advertising, the geographical indications, the rules of production and protection of the brand, the historical labels, the new rituals of the aperitif and the most classic international cocktails that see the Vermouth of Torino as protagonist.

 

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With the achievement of the 22000 FSSC certification for both production sites in which flavours and aromatic extracts are produced, AromataGroup has taken a further step forward for the improvement of its production processes and the safeguarding of all aspects which involve food safety and sicurity.

With the understanding that the Quality System is managed as an opportunity and the possibility for continuous improvement, AromataGroup will continue to make all necessary investments to guarantee the highest levels of quality to its customers and employees.

Great success in contacts and overall interest on the AromataGroup and Fiorio Colori booth at the Food Ingredients exhibition, which has taken place in Frankfurt am Main end of November 2017.

The affluence of visitors and customers was truly remarkable and all were very interested in the innovative product solutions of our flavor and color product range, which has been presented exclusively at the fair by our Group.

We thank our customers, visitors and our employees, who have contributed with their presence to the success of the event, and we look forward to welcome you again latest in 2019 in Paris !

Dear valued Customers and Suppliers,

With a lot of interesting changes is ending for us and our Group in the meantime has continued to grow, thanks also to the partnership relationship that binds us to you.

We thank you for the trust received during the year and look enthusiastically forward to the coming New Year, where we expect further fruitful collaboration and mutual satisfaction.

With best wishes to your company and your employees.