Azelis strengthens its partnership with BASF for food and nutrition in China
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Azelis strengthens its partnership with BASF for food and nutrition in China

Azelis will distribute BASF’s range of emulsifiers commonly used in bakery

  • By ICN Bureau | June 22, 2024

Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, has announced a new distribution agreement with BASF, an industry leader in the development of sustainable high-quality nutrition ingredients.

Effective immediately, Azelis will distribute BASF’s range of emulsifiers, Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT), phytosterol ester and Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA), commonly used in bakery, beverage, and nutrition enhancement in retail and food service. This agreement strengthens Azelis’ lateral value chain, enhancing its presence across key food industry segments in China with a broader portfolio of food ingredients, and is a testament to the company’s long-standing commercial relationship with BASF.

Dr. Keke Hiller, Managing Director of BASF Food & Health Performance Ingredients, says: “I am very happy that we closed an agreement with Azelis to promote our Health Ingredients and Food Performance Ingredients portfolio in China - one of the most vibrant markets in Asia Pacific. I am convinced that with the strong technical expertise and the very skilled team of Azelis, we will jointly increase the support and service for our customers.”

Jackson Chu, Managing Director of Azelis China, adds: “We are pleased to add BASF’s solutions to our product offering in China. This addition enables us to extend novel solutions into key food industry segments and increase the nutritional value of products, meeting the needs of consumers today. We are grateful for BASF’s trust in Azelis' technical knowledge and capabilities, and we look forward to working together to bring innovative formulations to our customers.”

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