The activities of Deltagen Bioproducts Group originate from 1981, when a sales organization was established by the Irish Group Biocon Biochemicals (producer of enzymes, natural colors and hydrocolloids) in Latin America. In 1989 Biocon Biochemicals was sold to Quest International, a division of Unilever group.
After a successful management buy-out in 1991 from Quest International Deltagen Bioproducts was founded and continued to operate as a leading supplier of specialized food ingredients in the Caribbean, Central America and Andean countries of Latin America. In 1993 Biocon del Peru, specialized producer of natural colours originating from Peru, was also linked to this activity.
Since 1993, Deltagen Bioproducts has continued to expand with sales and production units opening in Venezuela, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador. These offices focus on the production and marketing of specialized and formulated food ingredients while the head office is located on Curacao. Today Deltagen Bioproducts is an established organization and a recognized of the food ingredient industry of in the Andean Region.