Tastes you want to savour

Welcome to Exter

We specialise in creating authentic savoury tastes. Bouillon, meat, fish, chicken, vegetables, umami: we can make absolutely anything. Prepared naturally and according to our own authentic cooking process like reducing slowly and roasting in the oven.

And we have been doing this since 1928!

With customers in all continents, we really are a global player. Our secret? Our authentic preparation methods, knowledge ranging from raw materials to drying techniques as well as our personal approach. Because we can only create the taste consumers want to savour by working with you. Welcome to Exter!

More about taste portfolio



Exter specializes in authentic savoury tastes: meat, chicken, fish, vegetables, bouillon, and umami (the typical ‘savoury’ taste). You can find our authentic flavours anywhere: in soups, sauces, meat, snacks, and ready meals all over the world.

Having clients in every continent makes us a true global actor. Our headquarters is situated in Zaandam (The Netherlands). We have a factory, application centre, and sales office in Bangkok (Thailand). If this appeals to you, and you would be interested in working for an internationally-oriented and dynamic company, working at Exter might be perfect for you! We are always looking for people with a passion for taste. View our job vacancies now.


Savoury product portfolio


Anything is possible

All of our tastes are GMO-free. We can supply according to your specific declarations, such as kosher, halal or vegetarian. Options also include clean label, natural and vegan.

Our taste portfolio

Exter specialises in savoury tastes like meat, chicken, fish, vegetables, bouillon and umami. Prepared by slow cooking like roasting in the oven, creating intense tastes and beautiful colours.

All applications

You can find Exter tastes everywhere. In meat, soups, sauces, ready meals, crisps and croquettes, all over the world. Which application can we help you with?