Tate & Lyle completes acquisition of tapioca business in Thailand

Tate & Lyle PLC , a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, announces that it has today completed the acquisition of an 85% shareholding in Chaodee Modified Starch Co., Ltd., a well-established tapioca modified food starch manufacturer located in Thailand. The signing of a conditional agreement for this acquisition was announced on 28 October 2020.

Nick Hampton, Chief Executive of Tate & Lyle, said:

“We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues to Tate & Lyle. This acquisition extends our presence in speciality tapioca-based texturants and allows us to offer a broader range of tapioca-based solutions to meet customers’ needs for better tasting and clean label foods. It also establishes a dedicated production facility in the main tapioca area of eastern Thailand and expands our manufacturing footprint in the higher growth Asia Pacific region.”


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