Krones AG

04/17/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/17/2024 08:31

Krones increases high-viscous food capabilities with minority investment in Perfinox

On April 16th 2024, Krones has signed agreements leading to the acquisition of a 45% equity stake in Perfinox Industria Metalurgica S.A. (Perfinox). Based near Porto (Portugal), Perfinox is providing solutions for the preparation & preservation of high viscous food products such as hummus, ketchup, condiments and vegan food innovations. The applications include solutions for mixing, cooking and emulsification as well as pasteurization by using scraped surface heat exchangers.

Perfinox's expertise in the viscous food category will further strengthen Krones' diversification & resilience in the Process Technology segment. The participation in Perfinox will be consolidated at equity.