Kalsec® Inc

Our Impact

Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Mildenhall

A leading manufacturer of natural taste and sensory, colours, food protection and advanced hop solutions for the food and beverage industries, Kalsec Europe Limited appointed Ensors Chartered Accountants to support the company’s financial function in 2000. Since the partnership was formed, Ensors has consistently supported Kalsec with their financial requirements.

The synergistic relationship and effective accountancy strategy for Kalsec is spearheaded by Ensors Manufacturing Partner, Chris Barrett, and is supported by a number of senior colleagues at the firm. Following significant expansion into European market, Kalsec increased the number of services that they required from Ensors, including but not limited to: payroll support, accounts production, and external audit.

As the volume of European trading for Kalsec continued to grow, Ensors also advised on a variety of accountancy queries including Corporation Tax, VAT compliance, and Joint Venture Incorporation.

The Business

Kalsec® Inc provides innovative taste and sensory, natural food protection, natural colours, and advanced hops solutions to the food and beverage industries. They capture the best nature has to offer and utilize over 60 years of experience and industry leading innovation to make food and beverage products look better, taste better and last longer.

Family owned and headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan since 1958, Kalsec has regional offices, laboratories and sales teams in North America, Europe, and Asia.

As a certified B Corp, Kalsec makes ethical and sustainable decisions that serve their customers, employees, communities, and the environment, and are proud to be using their business as a force for good.

"Having worked with Chris and the Ensors team for over 20 years, their unrivalled knowledge and experience of the manufacturing industry has become important to Kalsec and our growth strategy. Ensors have provided us with dependable advice in a number of key areas, and their proactive approach gives the assurance that we are meeting all of our European trading obligations. We would not hesitate to recommend Ensors to our industry peers and look forward to our continued working relationship in the years ahead."

James Smith, Kalsec

Audit & Assurance

All of our audit assignments are partner led, they’re designed to ensure we collate all of the necessary data from you and discuss any matters without the jargon.


We have extensive experience across a whole range of different programmes to assist your in-house employees, whether that's a single person or a team of accountants.

Large Corporate Tax

For large corporate companies navigating the minefield on taxation legislation, we’re here to help.


Our experienced team are experts in payroll services and have completed extensive training to ensure your requirements are completed in an efficient, accurate and timely manner.