Kalsec Opens New Finishing and Distribution Centre in Singapore

Thursday, December 7th, 2023

Kalsec Opens New Finishing and Distribution Centre in Singapore
Regional facility is latest development in a series of global expansions


Kalsec provides innovative taste and sensory, natural food protection, natural colours, and advanced hops solutions to the food and beverage industries. They are committed to capturing the best nature has to offer, utilising over 60 years of experience and industry-leading innovation to make food and beverage products look better, taste better and last longer. Family-owned and headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan since 1958, Kalsec has regional offices, laboratories and sales teams in North America, Europe and Asia. As a certified B Corp, Kalsec makes ethical and sustainable decisions that serve customers, employees, communities, and the environment.


With the opening of Kalsec Inc.’s Finishing and Distribution Centre in Singapore, the company continues to expand its international footprint to better serve food and beverage brands and manufacturers. Kalsec is a natural ingredient solutions provider with global headquarters in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and regional headquarters in the UK and Singapore.


For over 10 years Kalsec has served the Asia Pacific market with its natural taste and sensory, colour, food protection and hops solutions. The new Kalsec Singapore Finishing and Distribution Centre is located at JTC Food Hub @ Senoko, a shared facility fostering an ecosystem of players in the food industry.


“It is gratifying to see the accomplishment of this milestone after intense planning and great cross-functional teamwork,” said Kathleen Koh, Vice President & Managing Director of Kalsec Asia. “The new facility will have a positive impact for our customers, including faster response times and order fulfilment, especially with products in high demand in the region.”


Kalsec provides a full portfolio of high-quality, natural ingredients for savoury food and brewed beverage applications.

  • Natural Taste & Sensory Solutions: culinary creations, herb and spice extracts, culinary alliums and hot and spicy creations derived from natural sources.
  • Natural Color Solutions: beautiful, consistent and reliable hues that are heat and light-stable.
  • Natural Food Protection: antioxidant and antimicrobial solutions from nature to improve shelf life and product safety.
  • Natural Hops Solutions: delivering a more consistent, sustainable and efficient way to brew.


Robert Wheeler, Kalsec’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “The modernised facility in Senoko is a testimony of our dedication to bring products and services closer to our customers. It is also part of Kalsec’s plan to diversify our production locations, enabling us to further strengthen our production and customer reach capabilities.”


“Kalsec’s new Finishing and Distribution Centre leverages Singapore’s strong connectivity and position as a trusted location for business and innovation to tap on the region’s growth, while diversifying Kalsec’s production bases and enhancing its overall business resilience,” said Mr Soo Haw Yun, Vice President, Investment Facilitation, Singapore Economic Development Board. “Kalsec’s latest investment is a valuable addition to our local ecosystem engaged in food research and manufacturing and creates exciting job opportunities for Singaporeans.”


This new facility continues Kalsec’s commitment to providing even broader global services for its customers. In November 2023, Kalsec announced the launch of its Savoury Product Innovation Centre of Excellence (SPICE Lab) in the Netherlands. During the past year, Kalsec has also announced new agreements with channel partners to expand distribution in Colombia, France, Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as its hops solutions throughout the US.


As a certified B Corp, Kalsec meets the highest recognised social and environmental standards, which includes making ethical and sustainable decisions that serve consumers, customers, employees, communities and the environment. For more information about Kalsec’s portfolio of solutions and its commitment to unlocking the potential of people, nature, and science to nourish the world, visit kalsec.com.




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