Global food ingredient supplier establishes foothold in Europe
“BCFoods’ mission is to become the leading global supplier of a wide range of food ingredients,” remarked Mike Liu, CEO of BCFoods. “This acquisition will help BCFoods extend the growth of our spice business worldwide. In addition, P. Visser & Zoon B.V. will provide us with a foothold in Europe to further expand our model of providing ‘global sourcing and local services’.”
Established in the Netherlands more than 180 years ago, P. Visser & Zoon B.V. is well established in the spice trade. The company is led by Jan Kees Hottentot.
Located just north of Amsterdam, this region is well known as the home of Europe’s spice trade business. P. Visser & Zoon B.V. carries a full line of spices and herbs. They have an excellent reputation for quality and service. Jan is one of the leading professionals in the trade, having served as President of the Dutch Spice Association and is a current board director of the European Spice Association.
“Joining with BCFoods will expand our reach to BCFoods’ worldwide customer base,” added Jan Kees Hottentot, owner of P. Visser & Zoon B.V. “We are happy to become a part of a global company that shares our ideals of quality, service and sustainability.”
The P. Visser & Zoon trade name will be registered and BCFoods Europe will continue using this well-respected and long-established brand in the marketplace. Jan Kees Hottentot will become the Managing Director of BCFoods Europe.
Starting in 2020, customers can expect to see BCFoods’ full line of dried vegetables, onion, garlic, spices and seasonings being supplied throughout Europe. They can also expect to see a select range of the P. Visser & Zoon B.V. line of spices, seeds and herbs supplied worldwide.
For any questions, please contact your local sales representative or visit www.bcfoods.com.
About BCFoods & P. Visser & Zoon B.V.
BCFoods produces a wide range of dehydrated vegetables, herbs, spices and select fruits.
P. Visser & Zoon B.V. is a well-known Dutch importer and wholesaler of spices, seeds, herbs and dehydrated vegetables.