GNT Mierlo Office (NL) HQ






GNT Heinsberg factory






  • 我们是天然食品配料的先驱
  • 我们以客户为中心,以消费者为导向
  • 我们经营负责任的供应链
  • 我们奉行家庭精神


  • GNT is founded in Aachen, Germany, by Dr. Horst Hoeck, who developed the technology to extract natural colors from fruit, vegetables and edible plants in an advanced yet purely physical way.

  • GNT opens its facility at Mierlo, the Netherlands, and starts the first commercial-scale production of red pigments from red grape skins. EXBERRY® is born.

  • The first application lab is established in Aachen to support customers with their transition to EXBERRY®.

  • First EXBERRY® Blue Color solutions based on spirulina hit the market. In the same year Black Carrot as a more stable and more cost-effective color source is introduced to the food industry.

  • GNT USA becomes the first overseas sales and application lab affiliate, pioneering the concept of coloring food with food in the US.

  • The GNT UK office opens its doors.

  • European Expansion: GNT establishes affiliates in Spain, Italy, France, and Poland.

  • Further international expansion: affiliate branches are opened in Singapore, Brazil, and the Middle East to support global expansion.

  • Capacity at the Mierlo headquarters is increased, with major investments into enhanced storage, logistics and powder production technologies.

  • Successful handover to the next generation: Dr. Hendrik Hoeck and Frederik Hoeck take over the business after a four-year transition period.

  • Introduction of EXBERRY® Micronized Powders, creating new and more vibrant coloring possibilities.

  • Introduction of the EXBERRY® Savory range, including paprika and turmeric-based solutions.

  • Opening of the new EXBERRY® spirulina factory in Mierlo: the largest spirulina processing line in the world.

  • Opening of new site in North Carolina