MILWAUKEE — Sensient Technologies Corp. plans to add to its naturally-derived color capabilities through a $16 million investment at its Color Group headquarters in St. Louis. Sensient will build an additional 25,000-square-foot facility dedicated to the production of naturally-derived colors. The building will include new equipment for naturally-derived color emulsions, dispersions and liquid colors.

Previous investments include an increase in emulsion capability in Hamburg, Germany, a new facility in Guangzhou, China, and expanded capacity in anthocyanins in Reggio Emilia, Italy.