FoodChain ID, a provider of technology-enabled food safety, quality and sustainability solutions, has acquired Verdant, a leader in consulting, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products and development services. FoodChain ID is a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners.
Verdant utilizes deep domain expertise and innovative technologies to automate compliance and product development for many of the world’s leading brands in consumer-packaged goods, food and beverage and specialty chemical, supporting their digital transformations through the advanced use of technology and data.
“With its focus on compliance automation, enterprise application consulting and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) integration, Verdant is a strong strategic fit with FoodChain ID. We are confident Verdant will accelerate our ability to support our customers’ needs with technology-enabled services,” said Brad Riemenapp, CEO of FoodChain ID.
Verdant is a managed services focused company that provides custom software integration and development services, implementation, consultation and technical support for companies working with both on-premise and cloud-based software systems.
The company’s proprietary, cloud-based solutions feature the COG integration service that enables rapid deployment of SaaS services into PLMs. Its AI-driven Digital Formulation Workbench enables food and beverage companies to streamline the food product development process.
“Much like FoodChain ID, Verdant focuses on the human element of technology projects and will allow our customers to integrate key systems with less time, cost and effort,” said Riemenapp.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, FoodChain ID has a global presence and provides technology-enabled food safety, quality and sustainability solutions that address challenges and opportunities in the food industry.
Serving more than 30,000 customers in over 100 countries with a portfolio of testing, inspection, certification and compliance solutions, FoodChain ID helps companies navigate the increasingly regulated global food economy with greater levels of transparency, accountability, safety and sustainability.
Founded as a pioneer of the GMO food identification industry, the company’s services now include clean label, food safety and sustainability claims; food safety certifications; regulatory compliance solutions; and testing. Visit foodchainid.com for more information.