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Brands – Flexibility to meet customer demands

Brands – Flexibility to meet customer demands

Success in the food industry only comes by meeting special customer needs. Building on our years of industry...

Welcome to Merschbrock-Wiese

„Grown all over the world, refined in Rietberg.“

We do not only want to eat and drink, we want to enjoy at the same time.

We do not only want to have had enough, but rather to relish it.

As recently as 100 years ago exotic products like pepper and nutmeg were hard-fought and were causes for wars. Whoever needs spices nowadays can easily order at Merschbrock- Wiese Spice GmbH.

At the consumers’ requests oriented - both private label and brands are available. To produce and to merchandise select spices and herbs, soups and sauces as well as innovative products from its own product development is the distinguishing characteristics of Merschbrock- Wiese Spice GmbH.


Anise is called Pimpinella anisum in Latin and is also known as aniseed, it is considered to be a healing plant and is used for flavouring. The seeds of this up to 60 cm high plant are greyish green to brownish in colour. It grows in sunny locations.
Anise is mainly grown in fields in the Mediterranean region, above all in Spain, Greece, Italy, Turkey and Bulgaria. It is also widespread in India and Russia as well as Central and South America though and belongs to the parsley family. The sweet-smelling plant with leaves similar to parsley produces flower stalks with dense umbels. These contain small white flowers from which the tiny seeds are produced.