ST. LOUIS — ICL Performance Products is forming a new division called ICL Food Specialties. ICL Performance Products LP and BK Giulini previously had separate sales and marketing groups within ICL Performance Products in North America, but now the two groups will combine to form the North American food division ICL Food Specialties. The division will focus on food and beverage applications as well as the continued development of new technology.

“By uniting the forces of these two knowledgeable groups within our organization, ICL Performance Products will focus and strengthen its activities in the North American food and beverage industry,” said Wolfgang Schneider, global lead, food, for ICL Food Specialties.

ICL Performance Products, based in St. Louis, is a subsidiary of Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL), based in Tel Aviv, Israel. BK Giulini GmbH, based in Germany, is part of Israel Chemicals Ltd.