27 Jul 2012 --- Glanbia plc, the international nutritional ingredients and cheese group, has acquired Aseptic Solutions USA of Corona, California, a manufacturer of premium shelf stable high acid beverages made with aseptic technology. The business will be part of the Ingredient Technologies business unit within Glanbia Nutritionals, headquartered in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, and will enhance Glanbia Nutritionals’ capabilities in the rapidly growing area of nutritional beverages.
In recent years, Glanbia established itself as a turnkey nutritional beverage development partner with several companies. The acquisition of Aseptic Solutions expands Glanbia’s capabilities in the beverage area, fitting well with Glanbia’s core strengths in providing value added solutions to its customers and positioning the company to deliver new and innovative products in emerging and high growth markets.
“The acquisition of Aseptic Solutions will expand our ability to serve our beverage customers with end to end solutions, from concept to formulation to end product manufacture,” said Jerry O’Dea, President & CEO of Glanbia Nutritionals Ingredient Technologies. “With this new capability, along with our extensive portfolio of nutritional and functional ingredients, manufacturing expertise and legacy of innovation, we are well positioned to help our customers grow and expand their business.”