Silesia Gerhard Hanke GmbH & Co. KG

Booth number A8-44

Silesia is a family-owned German flavour house that has been globally active for more than 120 years. Silesia is well respected for being reliable, fast-acting and flexible.

About us

Silesia is a family-owned German flavour house that has been supplying flavours worldwide for over 120 years. All through this vast experience we shared our know-how and values, thus became a legacy in the flavour industry.

Our mission is to provide our customers with high quality flavours, exceptional service and ensure sustainable processes. Moreover, we invest in ongoing research and development. As a matter of fact, we inaugurated our Asian headquarter located in Singapore that includes a state-of-the-art innovation center and two production facilities.

"I have simple tastes. I am always happy with the best" (Oscar Wilde) is our motto and guiding-light throughout our successful journey of flavour creation.

Discover the world of flavours with SILESIA!

Silesia Gerhard Hanke GmbH & Co. KG
Am Alten Bach 20 – 24
41470 Neuss

Phone: +49 2137 784-0
Fax: +49 2137 784-111

Contact person

Jean-François Richard
Sales Directior France, Middle East, Turkey & North Africa
Phone: +49 2137 784-124
Ralph Issa
Sales Manager Middle East & North Africa
Phone: +49 2137 784-287 / +49 171 9075824
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Products and Services

Flavours for the food industry: liquid flavours, powder flavours, Silvanil®, Silarom®, Sil-A-Glass®

Liquid Flavours

Liquid Flavours - the right flavour for every application

Tailor-made flavours for fruit gums, chewing gum, chewy candies, extruded confectionery, beverages, tea, fruit preparations, ice cream, dairy goods, meat products, instant soups and sauces and further culinary products.

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Micro-encapsulated flavours with optimum shelf-life and flowability.

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An extruded granulate with unique product characteristics and excellent shelf-life. Depending on application this outstanding encapsulation offers a controlled release and as such gives you many possibilities for creative product development.

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News & Innovations

Silesia gives Interview on customized flavor solutions
Interview with Food Ingredients First

Silesia shines light on tailored flavor solutions for alternative dairy and functional confectionery

Our product managers Karen Ciemienga (Dairy) and Bettina Gehrmann (Confectionery & Bakery) spoke with Food Ingredients First about Silesia’s latest innovations in flavour optimization for non-dairy products, healthy snacks and confectionery products. They also addressed certain challenges within the confectionery sector such as sugar or fat reduction, protein enrichment and the addition of functional ingredients.

Take the time to watch the in-depth interview. Further reading
Insight to our company
On 24 February 2020, the TBD Media Group launched a documentary series ‘Innovation Germany’ about innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany. The cameos are published as monthly advertorials on and are available in a content hub for one year.

We are proud to be part of this campaign. The result gives an excellent insight into our company and can be viewed below. Further reading

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