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Food Ingredients

Protea Chemicals Food Ingredients business offers high-quality, full-service warehousing and distribution to the market for food ingredients, chemicals and blends. As a major player in both South Africa and the rest of the African Continent, this business unit adds value through cost effective reliable supply into the following sectors:

  • Beverage (alcoholic and non-Alcoholic)
  • Dairy
  • Baking and confectionery
  • Meat and culinary

Protea Chemicals Food Ingredients offers a wide variety of quality products that enables it to leverage the basket offering to market.

Key product lines include (but are not limited to): food commodities, acids, preservatives, starches, sweeteners, milk powders, soy isolates, phosphates, gums, stabilisers and specialty products such as wine chemicals.

Protea Chemicals recognise that maintaining internationally benchmarked safety standards through SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment and Quality) implementation is critically important to all stakeholders. Therefore Dual Product Testing Policy is applied to all products sourced from emerging markets and is an example of the company’s commitment to the continuous supply of superior foodstuffs.

Membership of the Omnia Group, ISO accreditation and a SANAS accredited laboratory, offers customers a distinct advantage with regard to both quality and product assurance.

A long-term growth strategy for this business unit includes partnering with key clients and suppliers to promote synergies and responsible, sustainable sourcing of food products.

Additional value-added services

  • Logistics

    • Product management and logistics solutions
    • Technical assistance and support from suppliers
    • Flexible supply options
    • Application development support and assistance
  • Supply chain

    • Full service shipping team for inbound logistics
    • In-house national warehousing & distribution systems
    • Efficient local delivery solutions