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Willy Benecke

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PAT supplies the US and Canada with the comprehensive range of natural gums and hydrocolloids from Willy Benecke, with a focus on gum acacia, also known as gum arabic.

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Willy Benecke

Willy Benecke is a German company specializing in natural raw materials for various industries, including food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and technology. With over 70 years of experience, the company is committed to providing high-quality, safe products tailored to clients' individual needs. They uphold principles of fair and sustainable trade, alongside a focus on personal service.

DSC_0434_kleinThe company history is marked by a strong emphasis on sourcing goods directly from countries of origin, ensuring careful selection of suppliers. The products undergo testing, storage, and refinement in Hamburg before being distributed worldwide. 

Like PAT, Willy Benecke is a family-run enterprise, currently headed by Thorsten and Soeren Hauser, and is known for its quality, continuity, and reliability.

Gummi_arabicumWilly Benecke's product range is extensive, including various types of gums such as gum acacia, guar gum powder, locust bean gum powder, gum xanthan, gum karaya, gum ghatti, shellac, carnauba wax, gum tragacanth, gum olibanum, gum myrrh, gum opoponax, gum benzoin, gum elemi, gum asafoetida, gum styrax, gum damar, and gum copal.

Additionally, the company founded a subsidiary, SprayCom, based near Hamburg, to address the rising demand for gum acacia. This facility specializes in the production of spray-dried gum arabic powder, with a capacity of 4,000 tonnes per year. SprayCom utilizes innovative process technology for the processing and refinement of gum arabic, ensuring high standards in flow and solution characteristics. Their on-site laboratory conducts continuous quality control and product optimization, allowing Willy Benecke to offer customized product solutions to each end-user.