Tate & Lyle completes acquisition of tapioca business in Thailand

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Tate & Lyle announces that it has today completed the acquisition of an 85% shareholding in Chaodee Modified Starch Co., Ltd.

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10 February 2021, London, UK: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, announces that it has today completed the acquisition of an 85% shareholding in Chaodee Modified Starch Co., Ltd., a well-established tapioca modified food starch manufacturer located in Thailand. The signing of a conditional agreement for this acquisition was announced on 28 October 2020.

Nick Hampton, Chief Executive of Tate & Lyle, said:

“We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues to Tate & Lyle. This acquisition extends our presence in speciality tapioca-based texturants and allows us to offer a broader range of tapioca-based solutions to meet customers’ needs for better tasting and clean label foods. It also establishes a dedicated production facility in the main tapioca area of eastern Thailand and expands our manufacturing footprint in the higher growth Asia Pacific region.”


Notes to editors

Read the initial announcement press release: Tate & Lyle to acquire tapioca business in Thailand – 28 October 2020

For more information contact

Anna Taylor-Elphick, Corporate PR Manager
Anna.taylor-elphick@tateandlyle.com / +44(0)7766361515

Christopher Marsh, VP, Investor Relations
Chris.marsh@tateandlyle.com / +44(0)7796 192 688

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About Tate & Lyle: 
Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, fortification, and texture, we develop ingredient solutions which reduce sugar, calories, and fat, add fibre and protein, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, snacks, soups, sauces, and dressings.

We have more than 3,500 employees working in around 57 locations across 39 countries. Science, Solutions, Society is our brand promise and how we will achieve our purpose of Transforming Lives Through the Science of Food. By living our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

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