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Centre Ingredient Technology uses fermentation to produce ingredients that may be marketed as natural.

TOKYO — Takasago International has acquired Centre Ingredient Technology, Rockingham, N.C. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Centre Ingredient Technology produces flavor and fragrance ingredients and is a supplier of specialty ingredients to the food and beverage industry. The ingredients manufactured by the company are produced using fermentation of natural raw materials, according to Centre Ingredient Technology.

Satoshi Masumura, Takasago
Satoshi Masumura, president and c.e.o. of Takasago

“I am extremely pleased to welcome C.I.T. into the Takasago Group,” said Satoshi Masumura, president and chief executive officer of Takasago. “C.I.T. will become a very important partner that will enable Takasago to be more competitive in the natural ingredients field.”