Acquisition / Partnership Announcement
Powell May International (PMI} is pleased to announce the acquisition/partnership with Klass Ingredients Canada (KIC}, headquartered in Orchard Park, New York effective November 1, 2017. PMI will assume all business management of Ki’s Canadian business. KIC has a very strong reputation, have been in the Canadian market for many years and share very similar values as PMI. KIC’s long term Principals of SunOpta, SunnyGem, Unique Ingredients, Woodspur Farms, Boswell Tomato Company, Van Amerongen & Son, WILCO Hazlenut will be joining PMI’s long term Principals; the largest of which are Sun-Maid, Sunsweet, Diamond, Valley Fig Growers and Kikkoman. Combined, both organizations present a strong focused, energetic, skillful and dedicated team who will ensure mutual growth for our combined suppliers in the Canadian market.
Pat Backman of Klass Ingredients will remain active in the business, and PMI look forward in working
Beginning November 1, 2017, please submit all purchase orders to:
Sales & Logistics Administrator:
Sales function will also transition to the PMI team effective November 1st. Your PMI sales manager will be in contact with you shortly to review on-going business as well as discuss new opportunities.
This partnership will offer our suppliers and customers alike extended market coverage, greater customer penetration and excellent market knowledge within Canada.
The combined partnership will have a growing sales team of 4 Sales professionals and 3 inside Sales, Admin and Support Specialist based out of Mississauga Ontario.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas!
About Powell May International
t Powell May International we are more than just an ingredient broker and distributor. Our knowledge and resources span from marketing and industry trend analysis, innovative and functional ingredient opportunities and copacking / product development collaborations. From concept to shelf, from field to finished good, we work with you and your team on new product development and reformulations.
Let PMI Be Your Ingredient to Success!
The Powell May International Difference
PMI is one of Canada’s leading food ingredient suppliers, sourcing natural ingredients from around the world and specializing in inclusions, functional ingredients, all purpose seasonings and natural flavourings.
We are proud to be a 3rd generation family-run Canadian food company,servicing customers from coast to coast to coast, in all industry categories. We focus on tackling today’s trends through healthy, natural ingredient offerings, sourcing only reliable and high quality ingredients.
We are flexible and transparent and work with our customers’ R&D, Purchasing, Operations, QA and Marketing teams on a day-to-day basis. We understand our customers’ requirements, objectives, opportunities and capabilities and work hard to help them be successful at bringing cost effective, innovative products to market.
We work side by side with our customers, sharing our market and consumer insights, products, and market research through the Ideation Sessions we offer. We provide turnkey solutions with ingredients that turn today’s trends into opportunities.
PMI is heavily involved in further developing the industry, primarily focusing on the next generation leaders. We believe that it is very important to be involved at the grassroots level along with the various institutions offering Food Science and Technology programs across Canada. We help tomorrow’s leaders with networking and industry case studies, providing the necessary experience for continued and future growth.