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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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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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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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."


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.


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.


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The SIAL fair in Paris was not as crowded as expected as we noticed and heard from many visitors. Beforehand some decisions were postponed till after the fair, as buyers had hoped to get guidance for the future from various suppliers at SIAL. However the forecasts for the coming period are rather vague as nobody […]



Unfortunately the worldwide geopolitical problems continue and consequently increasing prices for energy, a stronger dollar and inflation all around make trading sometimes complicated. The pessimistic outlook of most consumers also does not help traders to take long term positions. In general prices have increased in spite of lower freight tariffs meanwhile, which could not absorb […]

Now summer holidays are almost finished for most of us, we resume our CatZinfo. Since our last report early July quite some changes have been noticed. First of all the firming of the dollar against the euro by about 5%, which was one of the element making food in general more expensive. Another element was […]


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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 B.V.

Boompjes 40
3011 XB Rotterdam

P.O. Box 180, 3000 AD
The Netherlands

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