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Prinsen Berning Group

The next generation food category is the core business of Prinsen Berning Group, an innovative young company that produces Active Nutrition. Their core business is the product development and manufacturing of a wide variety of powders and bars, with a specialty in protein enriched products. The range includes diet and meal replacements and sport and wellness nutrition, but also includes coffee and hot drinks for moments of pure enjoyment. Their clients are a wide variety of private label and brand owners.


Prinsen Berning Group is a combination of three companies: Prinsen, Gustav Berning and Royal Buisman owned by private equity investor Bencis. Prinsen manufactures a high variety of powdered nutritional products for customer brands and has a production facility in Helmond. Gustav Berning is one of the leading European players in high-quality protein bars with a facility in Germany. Royal Buisman is a famous producer of natural caramel ingredients that enhance taste, texture and visual appeal of food products. Their production facility is located in Zwartsluis.

Customer brands

As a turnkey manufacturer Prinsen Berning strives to be the leading Active Nutrition company for customer brands. With focus on four pillars: Weight Management, Performance, Wellness, Indulgence, the different teams work closely together and share best practices and technical knowhow. They can manage the full process for their clients, from raw materials to final product packaging. The company is active throughout Europe, but also in Asia and the USA. For the next years a vast growth is expected for this company, that is evolving rapidly at this moment. Their goal is to add even more value to their products, be highly innovative and completely on trend.


The main commercial team is young and dynamic and shaping the new company with an informal and entrepreneurial spirit. Responding to market opportunities is the main focus of the commercial department, that wants to offer their clients a constant flow of innovative and trendy products. The company is attracting high potentials and talents to grow and invest in innovation and creation. The culture is no-nonsense, pragmatic and result oriented. There are about 520 employees.


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