WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients, Heidelberg-Eppelheim, Germany 

WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients’ largest production site is located in Heidelberg-Eppelheim. 

 

Expertise​

  • WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients is one of the world's leading producers of natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry. 

Product Portfolio​

  • WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients
  • Flavor systems, concentrates, and concentrate blends for the beverage industry 
  • Fruit preparations for the dairy as well as for the ice cream, confectionery, and baking industries 

ADDRESSES:

WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients 
Rudolf-Wild-Straße 107-115 
D-69214 Eppelheim / Heidelberg 
Phone: +49-6221-799-0 
Fax: +49-6221-799-398


 

Site History

1931 Rudolf Wild establishes Zick-Zack Werk Rudolf Wild in Heidelberg and moves the company 1937 to Eppelheim, as the business expands. Very early, he focusses on manufacturing ingredients for non-alcoholic beverages exclusively from natural raw materials. 
1956 WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients acquires Deutsche SiSi Werke in Hamburg. 
1963 WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients acquires INDAG Gesellschaft für Industriebedarf. 
1969 Deutsche SiSi Werke begins manufacturing and marketing Capri-Sun, the 
world-renowned fruit juice drink in an environmentally friendly stand-up pouch. 
The headquarters of INDAG and Deutsche SiSi-Werke are moved to Heidelberg-Eppelheim. 
1971 WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients starts production of fruit preparations for the dairy and confectionery industries. 
1974 Along with INDAG, WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients sets up its own machine center for filling and packaging Capri-Sun, and starts to establish its own sales and distribution arm for the fruit drink in Germany. 
1981 WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients starts to produce fruit flavors. 
1991 WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients starts to produce natural colors and color extracts. 
1992 Capri-Sun becomes market leader in Europe. 
1994 Capri-Sun becomes market leader in the US. 
2002 The world's most modern production facility for beverage ingredients opens in Heidelberg-Eppelheim. 
2003 The INDAG Global Pouch Machinery Center opens in Heidelberg-Eppelheim. 
This effectively consolidates the activities of INDAG under one roof. The company now has a production area equipped with state-of-the-art technology plus up-to-date offices. 
2005 INDAG expands the pouch business by offering the stand-up pouch to food and pet food producers. 
WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients opens a new high base warehouse in Heidelberg-Eppelheim, which also contains 
air-conditioned storage areas. 
2006 The company celebrates its 75th anniversary. 
2009 Capri-Sun celebrates its 40th anniversary. 
2011 The company celebrates its 80th anniversary.