Glanbia acquires premix company Watson

February 25, 2019

Glanbia’s custom nutrient premix services now extend coast to coast in the U.S., with facilities in California, Missouri, Illinois, and Connecticut, as well as facilities in Germany and China.

Glanbia Nutritionals (Chicago) announced it will acquire Watson (West Haven, CT), a supplier of custom nutrient premixes, bakery ingredients, edible films, and other solutions for the nutrition, food and beverage, personal care, and dietary supplement industries. Glanbia says the acquisition of Watson strengthens its capabilities in microencapsulation, agglomeration, micronizing, spray dying, and edible film technologies.

Glanbia’s custom nutrient premix services now extend coast to coast in the U.S., with facilities in California, Missouri, Illinois, and Connecticut, as well as facilities in Germany and China. “The knowledge and experience of the combined R&D teams [Glanbia and Watson] will cement Glanbia’s position as a leader in the sector, with the enhanced ability to create superior premix solutions that address the complex formulation requirements of today’s increasingly sophisticated applications,” said Glanbia in a press release.