Kerry Spices It Up With Ariake USA and SEM Acquisitions


Kerry Group has acquired Ariake, the North American business of Ariake Japan Co., and Southeastern Mills North American’s coatings and seasonings business (SEM).

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Located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, Ariake USA is a producer of natural clean label savory taste solutions derived from poultry, pork and vegetables and offers a range of highly specialized extraction technologies and development capabilities. The company also acquired SEM, a coatings and seasonings manufacturer in Rome, Georgia. Both acquisitions will complement the company's existing taste portfolio, while further developing its position in the meat and clean label markets

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