In September 2017, Egeria, alongside the founders and management, acquired a majority stake in IQI.


In 1994, IQI (International Quality Ingredients) was founded as a trading company specialising in the supply of proteins to the pet food and feed industries. Today, IQI is a global industry partner that specialises in pet food ingredients. IQI offers dedicated solutions for the entire process from sourcing ingredients to warehousing, quality checks and improvement, logistics and distribution. Ingredients originating from 26 countries pass through the IQI logistic hubs each day for on-time delivery to customers in 60 countries around the world.

In January 2018, IQI acquired Smit & zoon Functional Oils. The Functional Oils division is a global player in marine oils and for years has been IQI’s preferred supplier of processed Omega-3 fish oils.