A family-owned company with a long-standing tradition and an innovative spirit, VAN HEES has more than 70 years of experience and technological expertise as one of the leading manufacturers of spices and additives for the meat industry.

Over the last 70 years, VAN HEES rose to be one of the market leaders in providing branded and approved brine additives, preservatives, spices and spice blends, breadings, stabilisers, functional doner ingredients, thickening agents and many other products.

FSL and VAN HEES can help our customers with:

  • Developing solutions
  • Supporting product innovation
  • Recognising and taking advantage of trends
  • Improving flavour
  • Providing a diverse product range
  • Facilitating manufacturing processes
  • Giving meat and meat products an attractive appearance, taste and consistency

The new factory in Wuppertal, Germany is dedicated exclusively to the processing and production of halal products. All ingredients are examined and certified by HALAL CONTROL, an independent and accredited inspection and certification body. The HALAL CONTROL quality seal stands for safety and integrity and guarantees compliance with the most stringent halal standards in all processes.


  • In 2013, VAN HEES established the first European plant in Wuppertal which produces spices and additives that are certified according to the strict Halal regulations
  • The VAN HEES Halal plant covers a total area of 1,000 sqm and has more than 20 employees
  • An increasing number of solutions is produced from more than 240 different certified raw materials by utilizing cutting-edge mixing systems
  • Standardised levels of quality and processing safety can be guaranteed and thus the increasing market demand can be met


Featured below is a select range of the most popular VAN HEES solutions and product categories: