Ingredion, Batory Foods sign distribution agreement for 15 states

Ingredion Inc. signed a new strategic distribution agreement with Batory Foods that consolidates Ingredion’s distributor reach in the West and central Midwest.

Ingredion Inc. (Westchester, IL) signed a new strategic distribution agreement with Batory Foods (Rosemont, IL) that consolidates Ingredion’s distributor reach in the West and central Midwest. Batory Foods is now Ingredion’s authorized licensed distributor of systems and ingredient solutions in 15 states: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

“The expanded distribution of our ingredient solutions through Batory Foods allows us to respond to manufacturers fluctuating needs resulting from shifts in consumer demand,” said Gary Leeson, Ingredion’s sales director of distributors, in a press release. “With solutions ranging from clean label native and functional starches to multi-functional flours and fibers to plant-based proteins and hydrocolloids, Ingredion has a broad portfolio of in-demand ingredients to help manufacturers get to market faster with brands designed to be consumer-preferred,” Leeson adds. The distribution agreement does not include sweeteners, specialty sweeteners, polyols, stevia or sugar reduction systems.

Dan Riesenberg, Batory Food’s sales director, said in a press release: “Given our robust and extensive national distribution coverage, customers will continue to be able to obtain Ingredion solutions through Batory Foods in these states.”