At Directus we have an expert, global knowledge when it comes to the food and beverage industry, and over 40 years of experience backing us. With offices around the Asia-Pacific Rim in Hong Kong, the USA, Australia and New Zealand, we supply ingredients and finished products to numerous great companies around the world. We also have the ability to provide process and pack technologies, along with product innovation and development.
The key areas we operate in are:
Market Knowledge & Innovation
Suite 2, Level 1, Heards, 168 Parnell Rd
Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of natural extracts, colours, flavours, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colours, and other specialty and fine chemicals
Our Auckland development team and manufacturing site take international trends and technologies from our global resources and transforms them into local products, concepts, and innovations for our New Zealand customers. We continue to support our customers with formulation development, short lead times, and small MOQs with a focus on speed and flexibility.
5 Doraval Place
PO Box 22451
Merck, your partner in food & beverage testing.
Our analysis products are used by food manufacturers in order to continuously monitor the quality of their goods. For example, our high-purity reagents and chromatography systems support compliance with the very stringent international food regulations. We offer solutions to ensure that the food we consume is safe and free from contaminants.
Find the Food & Beverage Safety Testing Solution to Match Your Needs.
Food safety goes far beyond the visible. We understand that changing regulations, complex processes and delayed product releases can be challenging; see how we can help with our full range of microbiological food testing and environmental monitoring solutions.
My F&B Scout is an indispensable application for your QC microbiology needs. Create personalized brochures and register to gain access to a full range of application notes, white papers & videos.
Contact Merck – how we can partner with you?
PO Box 65251
Flavorjen offers a unique range of natural flavours, applications technology, specialised ingredients, natural fruit powders, portions and natural preservatives. Flavorjen is a recognised supplier to the food and beverage manufacturing sector providing innovation in dairy technology through the incorporation of specialised characterising ingredients, natural dairy flavours and proprietary blends.
Zymus are product formulators providing innovative solutions for the Food and Beverage Industry.
Zymus provides a comprehensive service, from finding winning solutions to delivering technical services and developing individual programs for customers.
Our history of achievement includes new product development, particularly with flavours and enzyme systems, for both the New Zealand and Australasian markets.
626 Rosebank Road
PO Box 71039
Invita NZ Ltd has been trading in New Zealand since 1988 and has built its reputation on supplying quality ingredients. Invita NZ imports, markets & distributes a range of specialty ingredients, focusing on the food, beverage, brewing, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries. We offer creative and innovative ingredient solutions, deliver excellent customer service, and provide local warehousing and distribution.
Our technical expertise and onsite application laboratory enhance customer support, assisting with new product innovations and concepts. Through exclusive relationships with our suppliers we have access to the latest global market trends and new product launches across all market segments.
117 Cryers Road
PO Box 58843
We are 100% New Zealand owned and operated, sourcing specialised flavours and ingredients from our worldwide supply partners. The original family values and great hardworking employees are still the core of how we operate. Customers are at the heart of our business, they come first. We do our very best to ensure the experience our customers and suppliers have with us adds value along the chain, from unparalleled service, R and D support, to follow up.
We are able to provide supply and development support for the following industries:
16 Hannigan Drive
PO Box 25466
Formula Foods is a 100% New Zealand family owned flavour and ingredients company based in Christchurch. Founded in 1987 by David and Christine Rout, Formula Foods provides ingredients, testing and food technology services to the food industry. Natural Flavours and colours are our specialty. We pride ourselves in creating exceptional flavours and we have low minimum order quantities. We also do shelf life analysis and product development all under one roof.
We will work closely with clients to supply a unique, tailor-made range of products and services, of unparalleled quality and performance, to the food manufacturing industry, who in turn will achieve improved, high quality, cost-effective and innovative products with improved shelf stability.
48 Hayton Road
PO Box 7154
Chemiplas New Zealand Limited is a specialty raw ingredients supplier operating since 1976 with a sales and warehouse base to cover all areas of New Zealand. Chemiplas Australia PTY Ltd can manage all your Australian requirements. Our network of universal food and nutrition products, technical expertise and streamlined distribution services, ensure Chemiplas is your trans-Tasman partner from concept, to finished product, to market.
Ingredients offered for the below categories, plus many more:
– Dairy – including for Infant Formula
– Food & Nutrition
– Speciality Feed Additives
Please contact us for all of your ingredients needs.
137 Great North Road
PO Box 37408
IMCD New Zealand are a part the multinational IMCD Group which provides strength, stability and innovation through their global network. IMCD has supported the NZ food industry for decades, providing a comprehensive and innovative range for all sectors of food and beverage manufacturing. Our relationships with leading global ingredient manufacturers coupled with outstanding customer service and technical expertise create endless possibilities. In response to the world’s demand for healthier products, IMCD and our ingredient supply partners offer key ingredients integral to such developments. Creativity, respect, commitment and teamwork are a few of our core values.
Julie Thomas & Elke Hansen
459 Great South Road
PO Box 27 056
Importers and suppliers of flavours, colours, seasonings, herbs, spices, seeds, dehydrated vegetables and oleoresins. Manufacturers of seasonings, soluble spices, and customer specific blends.
Our broad range of food ingredients include herbs, spices, seeds, dehydrated vegetables, mustard, speciality blends and seasonings, oleoresins, essential oils, flavours, colours, functional fibre products, other functional ingredients, cheese and dairy products . Our range includes BelleTech International products.
GS Hall’s focus is to provide the industry with a reliable source of premium products that meet customer requirements.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss customer requirements to identify and supply products fit for application.
2 Carmont Place
PO Box 536
The Hawkins Watts Group represents many of the world’s leading ingredient companies with a broad product portfolio specialising in Hydrocolloids, Colours, Emulsifiers, Flavourings, Fortificants and more…
We are a proud family business. Focused on the Australian and New Zealand markets, our team of highly experienced food technologists work collaboratively, sharing knowledge and experience, to find the best solution for you.
Providing knowledge, not just ingredients.
43 Maurice Road
PO Box 12-347
Melbourne, VIC 3170
Importer and distributor of a range of specialised ingredients and materials for the food, fish, meat and beverage industries. Supplying herb and spice Oleoresin extracts, seasoning blends, natural colours and flavours. Offering capabilities to design proprietary ingredient blends. Supplier of innovative food antioxidants based on natural extracts of edible plant material. Premium French Oak Cooperage for wine making.
Unit 6, 20 Totara Street
Brenntag Food & Beverage New Zealand is your local expert choice for Food Ingredients.
Our team of qualified Account Managers help to solve problems, connect you with our global supplier base, and partner with you to realise NPD projects faster and more efficiently.
We provide local applications and technical support through our Auckland applications lab and our dedicated local team ensures reliable and safe sources of high quality food & beverage ingredients from all over the world.
We are also supported by our regional and global food ingredients business and our extensive warehousing and distribution solutions can manage all your supply chain challenges.
We serve markets that include, but are not limited to:
❚ Dairy and Dairy Nutritionals
❚ Bakery & Snacks
❚ Health & Nutraceuticals
❚ Meat & Savory
75 France Street
PO Box 8111 Symonds Street