Rotterdam-based Distributor selectively expands Brewing Industry Coverage
International producer and distributor of food ingredients and chemicals, Caldic B.V. (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) has recently announced the acquisition of Humlegårdens Ekolager AB (Sollentuna, Sweden) a specialised distributor of brew ingredients and solutions for craft breweries in Sweden.
As a family-owned business, which was founded in 1992 by Eva Fahleson Ekelin and Svante Ekelin, the company has a targeted offering that consists of high-quality ingredients including malts, hops and yeasts, which are being distributed to all major Swedish craft breweries. They can also be ordered through Humlegårdens’ online sales platform for the home brewing market.
Besides being “a great fit with Caldic’s existing activities in the European brew ingredients markets”, Humlegårdens’ commercial expertise with digital technology, is seen as “an important step in gaining experience with online distribution platforms”, Caldic said in the statement.
No financial details were disclosed on the transaction.
Source: Caldic press release
HGE – DCG / 06.10.2020