Our story

Natural food colours and more

Holland Ingredients B.V. is founded by Tom van Ek and Marc van Os in 2007. In 2010 Tom van Ek left Holland Ingredients and Michel Pater filled his shoes. In 2023, after many successful years, Michel Pater decided to take on a different path. Today Marc van Os and Robert Westerdijk are the shareholders for Holland Ingredients.

We are based in The Netherlands and provide a range of Natural products of which the Natural Colours are our core business. We are specialised in developing and producing colours for foodstuffs and offer a full range of colouring foodstuff. Our team is passionate about colours and service, something which we provide proudly around the world.

At our FSSC 22.000 approved production site we are able to produce and formulate liquid colours in various concentrations. We produce Solutions of Carmine, Curcumin, Carbon Black, Paprika Oleoresins, Annatto and Copper Chlorophyllin. Colouring Foods sales is increasing and we produce for example Spirulina Blue, Safflower and various blends to create variations in the green shade.

Our team is fully geared to provide you with a high standard of service. At Holland Ingredients, we think you should still be able to give is a call to order just what you need, without being charged a small order penalty. We do our utmost to provide you with the highest quality of Natural colours. If required, we can create a custom-made colour to suit your intended application and wishes.

We are dedicated to each and every customer

We can supply all liquid formulations in packaging varying from 500 grams PE bottles, 1 kg PE bottles up to 20 kg cans This way we are able to serve both small and larger sized customers. All sized customers are more than welcome to contact us and find our what we can do for you. We are flexible, fast reactive and dedicated to each and every customer.

Our products are mostly used for foodstuffs. Examples of the end products are ice-cream, candy, bakery , cheese, and many more. Our customers are passionate professionals who want to work with healthy, natural ingredients. Read more about our products on our products page.

Since it’s foundation in 2007, Holland Ingredients had applied the HACCP standards to all of it’s operations. Since 2012, we have our FSSC 22.000:2011 certification.
For us, quality includes using the best possible ingredients and raw materials, paying close attention to the handling of the ingredients and constantly improving our performance and finished products. To ensure the outstanding quality of our products, we only apply the most natural and effective processing methods at all production stages. We continuously monitor quality from reception of the raw material right up until we release the finished products.

Our aim is to work as environmentally friendly a way as we possibly can

Looking towards the long-term future, we are actively reducing our CO2 emissions to help ensure a healthy environment for our children and grandchildren. We installed a roof of solar panels on our new production location to power our production plant and offices. Our own solar panels meet our power requirements. We even recharge our electric cars with solar power. We take the environment into consideration in all of our activities because we want to leave a healthy planet behind for future generations. Our aim is to work in as environmentally friendly a way as we possibly can.

Are you not sure which of our products is most suitable for you? Please don’t hesitate to contact us and together we will find the right colours for you.