DKSH expands distribution partnership with Kemin Food Technologies Asia to the Philippines and Indonesia
DKSH has signed a distribution agreement with Kemin Food Technologies (Kemin), a global leader in shelf-life and food safety solutions, to provide its product range in the Philippines and Indonesia.
Zurich, April 23, 2021 – DKSH's Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has expanded its existing partnership with Kemin to the Philippines and Indonesia. Under the agreement, DKSH will provide marketing and sales as well as distribution and logistics for Kemin’s range of antioxidants and antimicrobials in the Philippines and Indonesia for the meat and seafood markets.
The products are used for applications in processed foods, snacks, bakery, confectionery, beverages, dairy products, fats, oils, sauces, noodles and seasonings. DKSH currently provides Market Expansion Services to Kemin in Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia and Singapore.
Antioxidants and antimicrobials are able to help local food manufacturers maintain the quality of their food products while meeting consumer needs. Kemin’s team of scientists develops food protection solutions to combat challenges encountered in food manufacturing and processing.
DKSH was chosen for its strong capabilities in logistics, in-depth market insights and proven track record in marketing, sales and distribution in Asia. DKSH supports customers for product development, quality improvement and fortification. The partnership with Kemin enables DKSH to provide customers with shelf-life and food safety solutions through its state-of-the-art food and beverage innovation center network across Asia and in collaboration with Kemin’s laboratory located in Singapore.
“Kemin’s initial partnership with DKSH in Vietnam proved fruitful, as the DKSH team executed the transition seamlessly and has grown the Vietnam market for Kemin Food Technologies. Through this partnership, we have witnessed the professionalism and dedication of DKSH to growing Kemin’s footprint within the market,” said Michelle Lim, President, Kemin Food Technologies – Asia.
“We are delighted to expand our successful partnership with Kemin Food Technologies to the Philippines and Indonesia. Combining Kemin’s products and services with DKSH’s deep technical know-how and distribution capabilities will bring great advantages to our large customer base in the region. We look forward to increasing our market coverage together and to delivering further growth and success,” said Cesar Saez, Vice President, Global Food & Beverage Ingredients at DKSH.