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

Iqi background

IQI is a worldwide supplier of premium ingredients to the top brands in the pet food industry. The ingredients are created from by-products from the food processing industry. IQI oversees the entire value chain and is seen as a co-creator of unique and functional pet food ingredients. Through close partnerships with suppliers, IQI ensures that its products are pure and traceable to the source. Examples of IQI’s products include lamb meal, duck meal and potato flakes.

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.