Kerry Group partners with Brazilian company
February 22, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
TETERBORO, N.J. — The Kerry Group announced it has entered a long-term strategic partnership with Dierbergers Oleos Essencias S.A. in San Paulo, Brazil. The Brazilian company works in the cultivation and production of certified organic essential oils.
The company said the partnership will expand its portfolio of certified organic ingredients, including the planting of 10,000 new lemon trees with another 5,000 to be added in upcoming weeks. Other organic ingredients include mandarin, bitter orange, cypress, citronella and eucalyptus.
Brazil has the largest and most diverse essential oil production market in South America and is the biggest domestic market in the region.