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Silesia - Die Aromen-Experten für den Geschmack von morgen
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    Silesia Gerhard Hanke GmbH & Co. KG
    Wöhrmann Straße 18
    47546 Kalkar, Germany
    Am Alten Bach 20-24
    41470 Neuss, Germany
    phone +49 2137 784-0
    fax +49 2137 784-111
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Sielsia - Taste the flavor!

Taste the Flavor! Tasty flavors for every food

“I have the simplest taste, I am always satisfied with the best.”
Oscar Wilde
Since 1910, the family owned company has held an established position in the world of flavor manufacturers. During this time by means of innovative technology and creative ideas, Silesia has continually developed products of the highest quality, lending their distinctive taste to an ever increasing range of foods.
With its headquarters in Neuss, Chicago and Singapore, Silesia is a globally operating business maintaining close contact to its customers wherever they may be. Silesia has never lost sight of its philosophy of maintaining a company with a flat structure and short decision making paths. To ensure fair dealing with each other as a permanent feature, we comply with all legal regulations that are applicable for our enterprise and, moreover, we impose upon ourselves to follow ethical guidelines according to the ETI-Base-Code. We believe that companies are responsible for achieving good environmental practice and operating in a sustainable manner and therefore have a clear commitment to think and act in the interest of future generations, balancing people, planet and business.

Silesia’s flavor portfolio encompasses liquid, powder and granulated formulations in a whole host of different flavor directions and categories. From fruity, flowery & sweet or brown through to meat, poultry and fish as well as herbal, spicy, vegetable and cheese notes - our portfolio offers them all.

Our innovative, premium flavors turn all kinds of food and drink into a culinary delight. From a stone-oven note for your pizza to a specific creamy note to round off your milkshake, our product portfolio can offer the perfect solution for every application:
✓ Confectionery & Bakery
✓ Dairy Products
✓ Beverages
✓ Culinary Products

The production of first-class flavors for the food industry and the safety of our employees requires a high level of hygiene and protection. That is why Silesia stands apart from many other companies represented here with regard to explosion protection. We are not researchers, service providers or manufacturers in this field, but users and operators. Flammable liquids and powders are used as flavoring components and carriers in our products, so we have to take into account the possibility of creating hazardous explosive atmospheres.

Our goal is to avoid the formation of explosive atmospheres outside of our machinery, containers and canisters, and to minimize their extent. Therefore, primary explosion protection plays a very important role in our facilities. Another important part of our precautionary measures is secondary explosion protection. In areas where the formation of dangerous explosive atmospheres can’t be avoided, suitable measures to avoid ignition sources are applied. We are also occasionally dependent on tertiary explosion protection when necessary.

As a member of IND EX® we keep up to date with safety standards in explosion protection. With our measures and the practical implementation at our various production sites around the world, we gain know-how that helps to establish international guidelines for explosion protection.