Stern-Wywiol Gruppe: The futuremaker in functional ingredient systems

Visit us at Fi Global Connect, April 12th - 23rd, 2021

United under the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe umbrella, thirteen German specialist companies develop and produce custom functional systems. One of our key advantages is the state-of-the art application expertise of our Stern-Technology Center, with its wide range of pilot equipment for bread, pastry and pasta, dairy, deli, meat and confectionary products. From hundreds of raw materials, we systematically identify synergies between ingredients to develop high-performance functional systems and individual solutions. With 150 developers worldwide and own affiliates in 16 countries, we export to over 130 countries.

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As a leading international supplier of stabilising and texturing systems for dairy products, ice cream and desserts, deli foods and ready meals, meat, sausage and fish products, at Fi Global Connect we’re focusing on Free From solutions. Discover our latest functional systems and all-in compounds – including new concepts for melted cheese preparations and dairy product concepts for children with optimised nutritional value.


As specialists for plant-based food concepts Planteneers – The Plant Based Pioneers develop custom plant-based alternatives for food manufacturers around the world. These can be companies who are already at home in the plant-based sector, as well as those in traditional industries like meat and poultry, fish, dairy, deli foods, ice cream and bakery who want to expand their range with plant-based foods. Our know-how in applications technology, raw materials and relevant sensory product characteristics ensures optimum results and accelerates time-to-market.


We’re a leading supplier of high-quality chocolate pieces for use in food products, in many shapes and varieties. With a strong emphasis on custom specialities and long expertise in chocolate manufacture, we translate customers’ needs and their quest for differentiation into delicious, creative chocolate products.  


For 65 years we’ve been the pioneers in lecithin and specialised functional food lipids like MCT products, red palm oils and coconut milk powders. Our focus is on custom alternatives for the food and nutrition industry, such as ketogenic MCT powders and highly functional sunflower and rapeseed lecithins. We’re looking forward to working with you to find the right lecithin and lipid solution for you.


Baking is our tradition, technological expertise is our greatest asset. The synergies with our sister companies Mühlenchemie, a leader in flour standardisation, and enzyme system specialist SternEnzym back up our motto “From flour to final.” Together we develop functional systems, active compounds and trend concepts for all kinds of baking applications and processes. We help you meet challenges like fresh keeping, cost reduction, reduction of additives and local market requirements. Gluten-free, Healthy Ingredients and Vegan Baking Solutions will be our main focus areas this year. 


Micronutrient premixes for every stage of life. We develop and produce vitamin and mineral premixes to fortify foods and beverages, and for use in food supplements. We customise micronutrient combinations to meet nutrition and lifestyle trends, and to fit your product parameters and processes. Today’s market demands greater differentiation than in the past, and we help you to achieve it. Discover our product concept ideas for this year’s focus topics: immune, mental and holistic health as well as plantomania.


We specialise in designing enzyme systems to meet the challenges of the food industry. Our core competencies include the custom development and production of enzyme systems and other solutions for bread and pastry goods, sugar, and dairy, fish and meat products. We develop individualised solutions in close collaboration with customers.  


With 150 years of experience we develop and produce a wide assortment of flavourings, citrus-peel pastes and cheese powders. Through knowledge, precision and an understanding of your challenge, we ensure that taste, texture and formulation fit the product and its manufacturing process.


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Virtual Event, 12 - 23 April 2021

Whether you do business internationally or focus on a specific region, this event has you covered geographically with travel constraints. Combining all our regional events in Asia, the Americas, Europe and Africa, this event will bring buyers and suppliers of food ingredients together.

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