About
Catz International

Catz International is a Dutch trading house involved in a diverse portfolio of spices, coconut products, edible nuts, dried fruits, and dehydrated vegetables & herbs.

We successfully aim to bridge the needs of customers and suppliers across the globe by focusing on quality, reliability, and service. Our mission is to supply our customers with quality raw materials at the right price and at the right time.

Catz International closely monitors developments in the global market. We manage supply risks and ensure quality and timely delivery. We source from selected and audited partners around the globe. Because of our presence in the port of Rotterdam we are able to provide strategic storage and transport to our partners.

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History

Catz International was established by the Catz brothers in 1856. Initially, Catz International traded primarily in spices from Indonesia. However, over time Catz International has developed and expanded its portfolio and geographical spread of suppliers all over the globe. Since 1982 we are proudly part of the Amsterdam commodities (Acomo) group and listed on the stock-exchange in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Today, the office of Catz International in Rotterdam is the beating heart of a modern trading company generating over €300 million in annual sales.

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Our
Products

Catz International has developed in the past one and a half century an impressive global network. We have expanded our portfolio in different product categories as, among others spices, coconut products, dehydrated vegetables & herbs, dried fruit and nuts in order to better cater the demand of the food industry. Nowadays, we are connected with a wide range of preferred suppliers within Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania and the Americas to be able to meet all our customers’ needs.

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Spices

Spices

Coconut products

Coconut products

Edible nuts

Edible nuts

Dried fruits

Dried fruits

Dehydrated vegetables & herbs

Dehydrated vegetables & herbs

"We believe that these services put our partners at a competitive advantage."

Our
Services

Catz International is fully dedicated to supplying our customers a comprehensive set of services. We believe that these services put our partners at a competitive advantage.

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Risk management

Today’s international food business industry is full of potential pitfalls. Catz International helps to minimize and even eliminate risks by guaranteeing proper and timely execution of contracts even in the most difficult market situations and uncertainties.

 
Quality assurance

Quality has always been a top priority at Catz International. With a strong focus on sourcing the best qualities, managing full traceability and fully integrating quality control in our supply chain, we are in a unique position to supply even to the most demanding buyers in the industry.

 
Logistics

Catz International has a strong focus on logistical performances. Just-in-time delivery from strategic warehouse locations allows our customers to fully concentrate on lean manufacturing with minimal inventory. This way, our customers can optimize their cash flow and reduce costs without the risk of supply disruption.

Our
News

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CatZinfo – Dried Fruits and Nuts

CatZinfo – Dried Fruits and Nuts

The crazy weeks have started: lots of interest for last-minute deliveries, where several products are rather limited available. The high prices of previous season made buyers cover very carefully and consequently stocks can hardly meet demand for immediate delivery. The dollar has been more or less stable against the euro after the surprising victory of […]

CatZinfo – Dried Fruits

CatZinfo – Dried Fruits

After the election of Mr. Trump a few things changed in the currencies. The dollar firmed by another 2% whereas the Turkish Lira lost considerable ground and facing an all-time low of 3,39 making Turkish products more competitive. Busy times for the spot traders: it seems a lot of products are in short supply: bananachips, […]

CatZinfo – Dried Fruits & nuts

CatZinfo – Dried Fruits & nuts

The basics of trading have not changed in the last weeks: emphasis on spot buying and selling and – with a few exceptions – low activities for the forward positions. Supply from Asia is delayed and consequently stock positions in Europe low, so buyers trying to secure quantities before the important Christmas season. This was […]

Your
Career

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At Catz International, we are always interested to meet both talents and professionals in the fields of commerce, administration, logistics and accounting. If you have what it takes to help us bridge the needs of our customers and suppliers, please send us your CV and motivation.

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Catz International

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See who we are and where we are

Catz International B.V.

Blakeburg Building
Blaak 22, 3011 TA Rotterdam

P.O. Box 180, 3000 AD
Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Phone +31 (0)10 411 34 40
Fax +31 10 411 8913
Mail info@catz.nl