Caldic’s Nordic Expansion: Partners with AFRY for New Facility in Jägersro to Boost Sustainable Ingredient Production

Caldic’s Nordic Expansion: Partners with AFRY for New Facility in Jägersro to Boost Sustainable Ingredient Production

(IN BRIEF) Caldic, a global ingredient provider, is consolidating its Nordic factories and headquarters into a new facility in Jägersro, Sweden, with a focus on sustainability. AFRY, having delivered initial designs, is tasked with implementing production processes for the new plant, which will manufacture a variety of dry and liquid products. The project underscores Caldic’s commitment to growth and sustainability, with plans for the facility to be operational by Q3 2025.

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 12-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — In a strategic move aimed at streamlining operations and enhancing sustainability, global ingredient provider Caldic is consolidating its two Nordic factories and headquarters into a new site in Jägersro, Sweden. AFRY, having already delivered the pre-study and Basic Design, has been entrusted with implementing the production processes for the new facility.

Renowned for its expertise in special and customized ingredients across various sectors, Caldic’s new greenfield factory in Jägersro, Malmö, will serve as a central hub for its Nordic operations. The facility will manufacture a range of dry and liquid products, including aromas, compounds, food colorants, sugar blends, and offer repackaging services for liquid food products.

Sustainability is a key focus throughout the project, with AFRY incorporating both new equipment and repurposed machinery from existing sites into the new plant.

Additionally, the facility is slated to meet the stringent environmental standards set by the Swedish certification ‘Miljöbyggnad,’ aiming for Gold level certification.

Gustav Larsson, CEO at Caldic Ingredients Nordic, expresses pride in the project, underscoring its significance as an investment in the Nordic market and a testament to Caldic’s commitment to sustainable growth. Partnering with AFRY, renowned for its expertise in building greenfield production plants, reflects Caldic’s dedication to delivering quality ingredients to diverse markets.

AFRY’s involvement spans the entire project lifecycle, from feasibility studies and Basic Design to the comprehensive process delivery encompassing management, design, procurement, fabrication, automation, installation, and commissioning.

Jessica Stenberg, Head of Business Area Food & Pharma at AFRY, highlights the company’s enthusiasm for the project, emphasizing their commitment to leveraging expertise across all project phases to ensure the successful establishment of the new factory.

The project is underway, with plans for the new facility to commence production in the third quarter of 2025.

About Caldic 

Caldic is one of the world’s leading players in the distribution and processing of speciality ingredients to manufacturing companies in the life science and chemical industries. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam and has approximately 4000 employees worldwide.

AFRY provides engineering, design, digital and advisory services to accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society.

We are 19,000 devoted experts in industry, energy and infrastructure sectors, creating impact for generations to come. AFRY has Nordic roots with a global reach, net sales of 24 BSEK and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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