The Belgian Solarec is joining GDT, with the potential of offering a range of dairy ingredients including butter, skimmed milk powder (SMP), whole milk powder (WMP) and mozzarella (MOZZ). Solarec is 100 percent owned by five cooperatives (Laiterie des Ardennes accounts for 90%), is mostly a B2B dairy producer. Solarec transforms 1.55 billion (10*9) litres of milk annually from two production sites (Recogne and Baudour) into 110000 tonnes of milk powder, 50000 tonnes of butter, and 190 million litres of UHT milk. Recently, the company has added mozzarella to its product range, with a potential annual production of 32000 tonnes. They supply products to more than 80 countries on all five continents.