Acquisition of KTBA Compliance Group by Mérieux NutriSciences
Kaatsheuvel – Mérieux NutriSciences, an international company with more than 100 laboratories, has taken over all shares of the KTBA Compliance Group on the 1st of July 2019.
KTBA has become a leading company in food safety and quality since 2005 with over 180 employees in the Netherlands and in Belgium. With this acquisition, Mérieux increases her offer of high quality consultancy, training and software.
Ron Besseling, ex-shareholder; ‘By joining the netwerk of Mérieux the offer for our customers will expand and there will be an even better service towards the food, feed and consumer goods industry. Everyone can keep on relying on the quality and service KTBA is known for with the same management and contact persons at the KTBA Compliance Group’.
KTBA and Mérieux complement each other strategically perfectly. KTBA wants to keep on growing internationally and Mérieux wants to offer the services of KTBA, like food safety consultancy and label compliance, in 24 countries in the future.
Philippe Sans, President & CEO of Mérieux NutriSciences; We are very excited to welcome the talented and leading specialists of KTBA in our team. This acquisition is completely in line with our strategic roadmap and it illustrates the commitment of Mérieux NutriSciences to not only offer analyses but also support our customers with their value chain.
About KTBA Compliance Group
KTBA advises and supports producers and retailers in food industry with all quality issues on strategic, tactical and operational level. With a strong vision that is closely connected to all developments that unites the industry, every customer is ready for the future. With the help of KTBA you can be sure of a reliable service and continuity of your business.