Acquisition of Tradin Organic Agriculture B.V. by Amsterdam Commodities N.V. (Acomo).

It was announced on Tuesday, 10th of November 2020 that Amsterdam Commodities N.V. (Acomo) has come to an agreement with SunOpta about the acquisition of Tradin Organic Agriculture B.V.

Tradin Organic has been a part of SunOpta group of companies since 2008 and through collaborative efforts Tradin has grown into one of the world’s leading processor and distributor of organically certified food ingredients.

In the last few months SunOpta and Acomo have been in talks about the acquisition of Tradin Organic and as of this week they have come to an agreement. With this acquisition agreement Acomo has acquired Tradin Organic. 

Gerard Versteegh, CEO of Tradin Organic, announced the acquisition to the employees and explained that this acquisition will not have much of an impact on the employees.

"I’m incredibly excited about the potential that this new agreement unlocks for the Tradin family in the years to come. Acomo has a rich history, strong reputation and clear strategic vision. Additionally their global presence, customer focused DNA and long term commitment throughout the supply chain - from grower to clients - is exemplary to us. The Acomo and Tradin companies together will undoubtedly benefit from each other’s experience and respective market positions as a trusted and sustainable partner to all our business relations."

As you may know, since 2008 we have been part of the SunOpta group of companies. In this period, we have successfully collaborated with the SunOpta team, which provided us the confidence and resources to grow our company into the worlds’ leading processor and distributor of organically certified food ingredients. We are grateful for their support and proud of the great accomplishments we achieved as a group over the last decade. 

The acquisition of Acomo pledges the beginning of new era, enabling us to accelerate the execution of our strategic goals in building truly sustainable organic supply chains. We are incredibly excited about the potential that this new agreement unlocks for the Tradin family in the years to come. Acomo has a rich history, strong reputation and clear strategic vision. Additionally, their global presence, customer focused DNA and long-term commitment throughout the supply chain - from grower to clients - is exemplary to us. The Acomo and Tradin companies together will undoubtedly benefit from each other’s experience and respective market positions as a trusted and sustainable partner to all our business relations. We would like to reassure our business partners that all processes and communication within Tradin Organic remain unchanged and that your day-to-day contact with us will continue as before, without any interruption. 

We thank all our business partners for their continued support and partnership.

As a new member of the Acomo family, we are looking forward to the future! 
 

View the press release of Acomo

View the press release of SunOpta

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