Tate & Lyle names Quadra its Canadian distributor for food and beverage solutions

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OCTOBER 2018 – Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, and Quadra, North America’s premier distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, today announced an expanded partnership.  Tate & Lyle has selected Quadra as its preferred national distributor in Canada for its Food & Beverage Solutions Division.

“We sought a well-rounded specialty ingredients distribution partner to support our entire product portfolio in all market categories,” said Bill Magee, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Food & Beverage Solutions North America, Tate & Lyle. “Tate & Lyle’s extensive portfolio of texturants, fibres, no and low calorie sweeteners, and stabilisation ingredients is well aligned with Quadra’s depth of expertise and service capabilities in the Canadian market.  The synergies between our companies and this expanded partnership will provide mutual growth opportunities and increased penetration in the Canadian markets we serve.” 

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As a global leader in sugar reduction and texturant solutions, Tate & Lyle helps the food industry respond to the ever-changing needs of consumers. The new partnership between Quadra and Tate & Lyle builds on the two companies’ strengths to bring innovative solutions to the Canadian market.

“Quadra is thrilled to expand our partnership with Tate & Lyle, a leader in innovative ingredients and solutions with an extraordinary passion for the science of food.  Adding Tate & Lyle into our family of world class suppliers is complimentary to Quadra Ingredients' business model and is in alignment with our strategic vision,” said Christine Infilise, Vice President, Quadra Ingredients.

About Quadra

Established in 1976, Quadra is a family owned market leader in the distribution of chemicals and ingredients in Canada. Quadra has a vast Canadian distribution network with owned facilities in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, and more than 40 stocking locations strategically located across the country. Quadra is named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies (Platinum Member), as well as being recognized by Great Places to Work™ Canada. Quadra's Ingredients Division offers a broad range of high quality nutritional and functional ingredients, specialty products as well as formulation and blending services to the food and nutritional supplements industries. Their specialized sales and marketing team provide strong technical support and extensive market knowledge, providing value-added solutions to its customers.

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About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle PLC is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, mouthfeel and fibre fortification, our Food & Beverage Solutions business develops solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings. Our Primary Products business produces nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches used in paper and packaging, acidulants and products used for animal nutrition.

We have around 4,400 employees working in more than 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s purpose is Improving Lives for Generations and through our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2021, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.