Flavor Infusion International, S.A.

Flavor Infusion international, S.A. Has been acquired by Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (“ADM”), a global leader in nutrition and agricultural origination and processing, has acquired 100% of the equity of Flavor Infusion International, S.A. (“FISA”), a full-range provider of flavor and specialty ingredient solutions for customers across Latin America and the Caribbean. With the acquisition, ADM adds an experienced and successful team of 60 colleagues who serve a growing list of food and beverage customers across the region with a wide range of flavor ingredients and solutions from two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Panama and Colombia.

“I’m pleased to welcome the FISA team to ADM,” said Vince Macciocchi, President of ADM’s nutrition business. “They’ve built a great business, and we’re planning a seamless transition as we add our global capabilities to expand the range of products, services and solutions we can offer to existing and new customers in growing segments across Latin America and the Caribbean. We look forward to working together with our new colleagues as we continue to build the world’s leading nutrition company.”

“Having founded and owned numerous flavor operations for more than 50 years, I can confidently say that ADM is the ideal partner to carry on FISA’s legacy as a premier provider of flavor and specialty ingredient solutions to the beverage industry in Latin America and the Caribbean,” said Daniel DeClark, Chairman and CEO of FISA. “FISA’s customers, as well as its employees, will benefit from ADM’s global presence, significant R&D capabilities and robust sales and marketing resources. Strategically, this transaction is a perfect fit for both parties.”

Bart DeClark, President of FISA, added, “We were impressed with the Hexagon team’s strategic advice and skills in negotiating and managing the diligence process. With their guidance, we were able to achieve a strong valuation and successful outcome for our team and shareholders.”