Alland & Robert announces joint venture with Sayaji Industries for acacia gum production in India
April 6, 2019 – Alland & Robert has entered into a joint venture with India-based company Sayaji Industries Limited
As a result of this joint venture, Alland & Robert and Sayaji Industries will each take an equal share (50:50). The partnership is embodied by a brand new name and logo.
Alland & Robert, a family-owned company and expert in this field since 1884, will primarily focus on manufacturing and supplying premium quality spray dried acacia gum for the growing Indian market.
Commenting on the joint venture, Mr. Frédéric Alland, CEO at Alland & Robert said : “This Joint Venture will give Alland & Robert the opportunity to offer its high quality products to the Indian market. Our partnership with a successful local enterprise will get us closer to the customers’ needs of this particular and dynamic new market. Alland & Robert is a 135-year-old family company that has always aimed at expanding its reach in the world. We are proud to take on new challenges to ensure our success.”
Mr. Priyam Mehta, CMD, Sayaji Industries Ltd. said, “We are delighted to join hands with Alland & Robert, a company that has been an expert in this field since 1884. We will leverage the expertise of both companies – Sayaji Industries’ strong presence in the Indian Food & Beverage market and Alland & Robert’s unique technological know-how. We are looking forward to working closely with Alland & Robert on developing this partnership.”
Acacia gum, also known as gum Arabic or E414, is a natural, safe and healthy ingredient used in flavours, beverages, confectionery, dairy, bakery, dietary products, pharma and cosmetics among others. Acacia gum is today found in thousands of day to day products all over the world.
Alland & Robert and Sayaji industries will present their partnership at the Food Ingredients trade show in Mumbai (21-23 October 2019) at the Sayaji Industries booth: A10.