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DKSH Expands Exclusive Distribution Agreement With EFPBiotek in Europe

DKSH Expands Exclusive Distribution Agreement With EFPBiotek in Europe

DKSH has expanded its exclusive distribution agreement with EFPBiotek, a leading Iberian (Portuguese and Spanish) supplier of ingredients from sea and vegetable origin for use in cosmetic, nutraceutical, pharma, fine chemical, and animal feed applications, in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Zurich, Switzerland, November 30, 2022DKSH's Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, will provide business development, marketing, sales, logistics, and distribution services for all EFPBiotek products for the personal care industry as well as their food supplement and fish oil products in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

EFPBiotek is a leading global squalane and olive oil unsaponifiables manufacturer. The company also produces omega-3 oils and a wide range of COSMOS/Ecocert ingredients, including vegetable alternatives to silicones, lanolins, petrolatums, beeswax, and natural serums, among others.

EFPBiotek has once again entrusted DKSH to grow its personal care business in the key markets, expanding its existing agreement for Spain, France, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Indonesia, Portugal, South Korea, Taiwan, Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Norway, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and the USA. This is thanks to DKSH's extensive distribution network, strong capabilities in marketing and sales, logistics, as well as its large customer base of personal care and cosmetics manufacturers in Europe and proven track record as a strategic partner.

António Cação, EFPBiotek’s CEO, said: “Our company has been witnessing a successful expansion through the DKSH distribution network across the globe. Our upcycling portfolio offers effective and truly green and sustainable solutions to the cosmetic industry. We are delighted to strengthen our collaboration with these two new strategic markets in Europe, which includes also our amazing Nutra portfolio.”

John Roemling, Vice President, Performance Materials Europe, DKSH, commented: “We are delighted to expand our partnership with EFPBiotek to two key markets in Europe. We look forward to introducing EFPBiotek’s range of sustainable, natural, and upcycled ingredients to our large customer base in the region.”