10/07/2024 | Technology

Böhnke & Luckau technology acquired by Orangeworks

This strategic move comes four years after Orangework's successful acquisition of Tanis Food Tec, reinforcing its commitment to driving innovation and excellence in the confectionery sector. "Bringing together the leading technology in cream aeration; the sweetness of marshmallow with the richness of chocolate, this acquisition marks a perfect blend of expertise and innovation," expresses Mirjam van Dijk, Chief Commercial Officer of Orangeworks. “With the integration, innovation, and internationalization of Orangeworks and Tanis Food Tec, we have seen how synergy in only a few years can lead to a growing trust of our global customers which has resulted in an explosive growth of both Orangeworks and Tanis Food Tec. We have full confidence that the acquisition of the technology of Böhnke & Luckau, will give the next boost to our growing company.” B&L Chocolate ( the new name of the company) will continue its engineering and services to work from Wernigerode in Germany. With the head office of the Orangeworks Group and the modern production facility in Oss, the Netherlands, and the groups technology Center in Lelystad (NL) Orangeworks is expanding its presence in Germany as well as joining the global activities (sales and services) of B&L Chocolate with the network of the Orangeworks and Tanis Food Tec. Böhnke & Luckau combines 25 year of experience in traditional machinery in combination with their innovative solutions for the confectionery industry. Focussing on chocolate moulding and depositing in different shapes like blocks, drops/buttons, tablets, bars, praline/bonbons including flexible solutions for tasty fillings like nuts, fruits, caramel etc. Special designed depositors make it possible for nuts, almonds, dried fruit, cereal and croquant dosing. Beside croquant cooking and forming equipment, also chocolate vermicelli and croquant nut crumb roasting is possible to be integrated into the B&L chocolate solutions.