Batory Foods acquires DMH Ingredients

Batory Foods has acquired DMH Ingredients, a food and beverage ingredients distributor, and its sister company Naturestock Foods.

Batory Foods (Rosemont, IL) has acquired DMH Ingredients (Libertyville, IL), a food and beverage ingredients distributor, and its sister company Naturestock Foods. The acquisition will enhance and expand Batory Foods’ ingredient portfolio, and provide them greater access to high quality imports through DMH Ingredients’ existing relationships. This will deepen the company’s position with existing customers and opens the potential for new customers in a variety of food and beverage niches.

DMH Ingredients’ offerings include high intensity and alternative sweeteners, soluble tea and coffee, dehydrated fruits and vegetables and glycerin, as well as various specialty lines including SinoSweet, Techno Sucralose, Silva dehydrated fruits and vegetables, Matcha Green Tea Powder by Aiya from Japan, Purefruit Monk Fruit powder and concentrate. These specialty ingredients are sourced primarily in China, South Africa and South America. DMH is also the exclusive North American distributor of Rooibos tea, a red tea that comes from South Africa.

“Throughout our longstanding relationship with DMH Ingredients, the company has proven many times over to be a reputable supplier of niche ingredients responsibly sourced from around the world,” said Vince Pinneri, president at Batory Foods, in a press release. “For Batory, this strategic acquisition significantly expands our ingredients portfolio and creates more opportunities for us to better serve our valued customers.”

“Over the past 20 years, DMH has worked diligently to develop a strong and prosperous partnership with Batory Foods,” said Tom Hatch, principal/vice president at DMH Ingredients, Inc. “Our years of successful collaboration and shared core values made Batory a natural choice to take on the high-quality product and service our customers have come to expect. We are looking forward to continued growth and success for our longtime customers, suppliers and dedicated employees as we strengthen our overall position in the marketplace with Batory.”

Hatch and other key members of DMH have accepted positions at Batory Foods to ensure continuity and a smooth transition for DMH customers and vendors.