People at Tereos Starch & Sweeteners

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Currently, more than 2,000 committed people work for Tereos Starch & Sweeteners on 3 continents (Europe, South America & Asia). Tereos Starch & Sweeteners' employees play a wide range of roles, reflecting the diversity of its activities.

Industrial operations

Cereals starch processing activities take place year-round, while potato starch is processed in campaigns. Cereals are delivered daily to the plants that operate continuously 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and finished products leave the plant daily to be delivered just in time to customers.

Capital intensive investments, highly automated processes, outstanding preventive maintenance and employees on duty are the characteristics of starch industry. Variability in the quality of agricultural raw materials requires constant adjustment of machinery control parameters. Production requires a significant amount of energy and water, both receive the upmost care. Thanks to state-of-the-art technologies, regular modernisation of manufacturing processes and constant questioning of good practices, Tereos Starch & Sweeteners's productivity performance is amongst the best in the industry. There are a wide variety of jobs in the plants: operators, shift leaders, process engineers, project engineers, HSE managers, maintenance technicians, etc.

R&D excellence


Tereos Starch & Sweeteners's global innovation network located all around Europe includes application engineers and technicians, chemists, food scientists, microbiologists, nutritionists and pharmacists. These experts have a strong background in various domains and disciplines. Understanding customers' business and technologies gives us a competitive edge for both efficient cooperation and the ability to ensure the relevance and quality of results.

Sales & supply chain


Tereos Starch & Sweeteners is dedicated to providing valuable products together with high quality services. These services are provided proactively and with great efficiency thanks to the contribution of sales and supply chain collaborators committed to continuous improvement to satisfy customers.

Support functions


The support functions are just as essential to the efficiency and development of the business as those that are more on the front line. This concerns administrative staff dedicated to important missions like finance, communication, marketing, purchasing, human resources, legal, IS/IT. Tereos Starch & Sweeteners’s support functions are a vital part of operations.


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