Carst & Walker

Originally established in South Africa in 1934, Carst & Walker is now a multinational organisation with a network of offices and warehousing facilities. Carst & Walker also represents several major multinational companies on an exclusive basis in our regional offices. Our portfolio finds application in Adhesive & Coating, Consumer Specialty, Food Ingredient, Plastics & Rubber, Agrochemical and Chemical Process industries.

Carst & Walker is part of Hobart Enterprises, the holding company of specialty distribution, supply chain and processing companies worldwide. A combination of acquisitions and greenfield developments have reinforced the Group’s footprint in specific regions and target markets for over two decades.

Speciality raw materials - chemical barrels awaiting delivery

Carst & Walker has developed a portfolio of high quality specialty raw materials, ingredients and associated industry products built on longstanding relationships with both regional and global manufacturers and suppliers.

Food and beverage ingredients - fruit juices on conveyor belt

The Carst & Walker portfolio has six core industry groups globally, with regional demands and influences determining the focus and growth of each group. This flexibility provides for future opportunities with both suppliers and partners across our global network, giving Carst & Walker an advantage in ever-changing markets


Carst & Walker acquires FR Benson & Partners, thereby expanding its savoury food ingredients range for food producers.

Carst & Walker (UK) Ltd is thrilled to announce that as of June 1, 2024, F R Benson & Partners has officially joined our company.

Desserts with citrus and tropical flavours combined are revitalizing and refreshing

Tropical flavours add a refreshing taste and evoke a sense of escapism. We delve into the combinations and trends in tropical flavours in food and beverage production.

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