The Robertet Group announced that the company has agreed to take control and gradually acquire India-based flavor producer Sonarome. This acquisition is said to be part of Robertet's mission to pursue its growth strategy with the development of flavors for food and beverages by strengthening its offer in India, while also expanding its presence in South-East Asia and East Africa.
Jerome Bruhat, CEO of Robertet, shared, “We are proud to welcome Sonarome to the Robertet Group. This historic acquisition is part of our internationalization strategy and represents a milestone in our development in India and Asia. With our unique positioning in natural products, new local industrial capacity and enhanced expertise in flavors, we have all the assets to become a major player in this specific market.”
Nitesh Gulhati, chairman and CEO of Sonarome, commented, “We are thrilled to be joining forces with Robertet, a family-run group that resembles us. Our shared culture of creative excellence, combined with our expertise in Indian market, gives us a unique positioning to serve our loyal customers. I am looking forward to support Robertet in its expansion in India.”
Arthur Le Tourneur d'Ison, Robertet's chief growth officer, added, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to enhance our presence in India alongside the Gulhati family and Sonarome's talented teams. Working with a family business that shares the same values of agility, high quality and long-term vision is in line with the Robertet spirit.”