09/01/2020 | Ingredients

ADM acquires Brazilian botanical extract manufacturer Yerbalatina

ADM has acquired Yerbalatina Phytoactives, a Brazilian plant-based extracts and ingredients manufacturer. The move is a bid to enhance ADM’s portfolio of ingredients from natural sources that bolster health, to stay abreast of trends in health and wellness.

ADM’s increasing expansion since 2017 into this space is a direct response to the growing consumer demand for fortified foods, beverages and supplements. This acquisition expands ADM’s already significant footprint in Brazil.

Vikram Luthar, President of ADM’s Health & Wellness business, says: “Yerbalatina’s wide array of natural botanical extracts – including organic-certified ingredients – combined with their R&D capabilities and market expertise, are exciting additions to our pantry as we continue to build our leadership position in science-based microbiome solutions for human and animal health”.