Alland & Robert will receive a 50:50 share of the joint venture. Alland & Robert is a family-owned business and an expert in this area since 1884. They will primarily concentrate on manufacturing and supplying premium quality acacia powder for India’s growing market.
Frederic Alland (CEO at Alland & Robert) commented on the joint venture. He said: “This Joint Venture will allow Alland & Robert to offer its high-quality products to the Indian marketplace. We will be closer to this new and exciting market by partnering with a local business. Alland & Robert, a 135-year old family business, has always strived to expand its reach around the globe. We are proud to accept new challenges in order to achieve our success.
Sayaji Industries Ltd.’s CMD Mr. Priyam Mehta said that “we are thrilled to partner with Alland & Robert. A company that has been an expert on this topic since 1884. Both companies have the unique technological know-how and strong presence of Sayaji Industries in India’s Food & Beverage sector. We will benefit from the combined expertise. We look forward to working with Alland & Robert in developing this partnership.
Acacia gum (also known as gum Arabic, or E414) is a safe, healthy and natural ingredient that can be used in flavours and beverages, confectionery and bakery, pharma, cosmetics and pharma. Acacia gum can be found in thousands every day products around the globe.
Alland & Robert will present their partnership at the Food Ingredients trade fair in Mumbai (21-23 Oct 2019). Sayaji Industries booth A10.
S.D.P.A is the holding company that owns 100% Alland & Robert shares. It is now investing in the Joint-Venture partnership with Sayaji Industries.
Alland & Robert was founded in 1884 and is a family-owned business based in Normandy (France). This company is a leader in the natural tree exudates industry and focuses on acacia gum as an all-natural additive or ingredient.
Alland & Robert exports more than 85% of its turnover to 70 countries via a network of 37 distributors. The company has tripled its turnover in the past 10 years. In order to improve its manufacturing capabilities, the company has invested in 3 spray drying towers. These were built in 2002, 2007, and 2013. Alland & Robert currently employs 70 people at three locations in France: two manufacturing facilities in Normandy, and Paris-based administrative offices. Alland & Robert has opened new offices in Normandy, including a state of the art physicochemical lab and a platform for technological applications research and customer training.
Alland & Robert provides its clients with the highest quality natural gums through:
- To ensure supply safety, there is a large network of African raw material suppliers
- A quality policy that is ambitious and meets international standards.
- Fully dedicated R&D team, high-tech equipment and partnerships with internationally accredited universities
- An active corporate responsibility plan and a commitment to sustainability
Sayaji Industries Limited was founded in 1941. Its flagship unit Maize Products is a pioneer in corn wet milling and one of the most important exporters to the starch industry. The Group has been producing and selling starches, their derivatives and other by-products for more than seven decades to blue chip multinational corporations and well-respected local businesses.
Sayaji IngriTech LLP manufactures spray dried food powders. It has a state of the art facility that produces acacia gum powder as well as non-gum-based products like tomato powder, fat/oil based Powders, and cheese powder.
Maize Products, the flagship unit, caters to many industries, including paper, textile, food & drink, paper, paint and pharmaceutical. Through its affiliates and subsidiaries, Sayaji Industries is involved in hybrid seeds as well as real estate, packaging solutions, manufacturing specialized functional ingredients, and other related activities.