WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients, part of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), is one of the world's leading producers and suppliers of natural ingredients for the food and beverage industry. The company with its origins in Heidelberg, Germany was established in 1931. In October 2014, Archer Daniels Midland Company completed its acquisition of WILD Flavors GmbH. And in 2015 the company launched a new business unit: WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients (WFSI). The new unit includes WILD Flavors' business, as well as: specialty proteins, emulsifiers, edible beans, natural health and nutrition, soluble fiber, polyols and hydrocolloids.
The WFSI business unit is divided into three groups with the following regional focus:
- Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”)
- North America (“NA”)
- Latin America, Asia Pacific and India (“LAI”)
WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients owns state-of-the-art production facilities in Europe, the US, Canada, the Middle East, India, Japan and China and employs approximately 2,500 employees worldwide.