Sensient Technologies Corporation has announced the official opening of its new plant in Guangzhou, China. The new facility includes an office and laboratory building and production areas for both food and non-food products. With the addition of this facility in Guangzhou, Sensient now has a presence in five locations in China. Around the world, Sensient has over 70 locations that provide specialized flavor and color applications in 30 countries, selling to more than 150 nations.
The new Guangzhou location contains laboratories for research, application development and quality control. The facility will significantly enhance Sensient's capability to produce food and beverage flavors and colors as well as fragrances and pharmaceutical coatings.
At the official opening, Kenneth P. Manning, Chairman and CEO of Sensient Technologies Corporation, said, "This manufacturing facility is a key part of our global strategy and it strengthens Sensient's presence in China. The Guangzhou location positions Sensient for growth in one of the most dynamic economies in the world. It greatly increases our production capabilities with state-of-the-art equipment and new processing technologies."
Other Sensient locations in China include a plant for processing dehydrated flavors in Qingdao, a technical center and sales offices in Shanghai, and offices and laboratories in Beijing and Hong Kong.