Nactarome acquires Spanish-based provider of flavour solutions, Calaf Nuances


10th May 2023

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Nactarome has publicly announced it has completed the acquisition of Calaf Nuances, a leading Spanish-based producer of flavours solutions, with broad application across food and beverage categories. This is the 4th acquisition by Nactarome this year, as the group expands its product offering. The acquisition was completed on 5th May 2023.

Nactarome focus on providing a comprehensive portfolio of all-in-one natural flavourings, extracts and functional ingredients to the global food and beverage industry. The group has seen exponential growth in the last five years, now comprising of 13 production sites and over 550 employees.

Calaf Nuances will provide an interesting addition to Nactarome’s range of sweet and savoury flavours and savoury blends for food and beverage. Calaf Nuances have a large set of loyal international customers across Spain, Europe and Mexico.

Calaf Nuances is recognised for its own-created flavours. Besides molecular flavour creation, they have in-house technologies including biotransformation, Maillard reactions, distillation, concentration, and encapsulation to create unique and differentiating flavours for every
application in the food industry.


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Manel Alcaide – Managing Directors of Calaf Nuances commented:
“This union creates a clear improvement of our proposals for the food flavours market. We are glad to say that all our clients around the world will benefit from all these new opportunities.”

Luigi Del Monaco – CEO, Nactarome commented: “With this acquisition, we have not only expanded our presence in the Spanish and Latin America Market but also gained access to new competencies and capabilities that will enable us to serve our customers even better. This move aligns with our long-term strategic plan to strengthen our position and create sustainable value for our stakeholders. I want to thank all the employees who have worked tirelessly to make this
acquisition a reality and give a warm welcome to the new colleagues of Calef Nuances . ”