CERRITOS, CALIF. — T. Hasegawa USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based T. Hasegawa Co., Ltd., has acquired Mission Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., a manufacturer of custom flavor solutions based in Foothill Ranch, Calif.
The purchase fits into T. Hasegawa USA’s strategy to broaden its flavor portfolio within the dairy, bakery, plant-based alternatives, fruit-filling and confectionery categories, said Tom Damiano, chief executive officer.
“The acquisition of Mission Flavors & Fragrances expands our technical capabilities and overall flavor portfolio so we can better serve our customers,” Mr. Damiano said. “We welcome their entire team, which is well known for their customer service excellence and aligns with our customer centric focus.”
Mission Flavors & Fragrances said it will benefit from T. Hasegawa’s expertise in supply chain management.
“The collaboration of resources, talent and innovation will be a tremendous recipe for success expanding our existing capabilities,” said Patrick Imburgia, president of Mission Flavors & Fragrances. “We know that T. Hasegawa’s technology, flavor modulation, reaction and thermal processing will benefit our customers.”