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DKSH Extends Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Cosucra in India

DKSH Extends Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Cosucra in India

DKSH has expanded its exclusive distribution agreement with Cosucra, a leading producer of natural and healthy food ingredients, in India. By distributing Cosucra's dietary fibers and plant-based proteins, DKSH will boost business opportunities for the partnership in the market.

Mumbai, India, December 21, 2023 – DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, will provide business development, marketing, sales, logistics, and distribution services for Cosucra’s range of dietary fibers and plant-based proteins in India.

As a global leading producer of pea protein and inulin fibers, Cosucra utilizes the properties of two natural raw materials, chicory roots and peas, to develop ingredients for healthy, sustainable, and tasty food products. Cosucra’s naturally produced ingredient range includes FIBRULINE™ chicory root fibre, PISANE™ pea protein isolate range, as well as SWELITE™ pea fibre, and NASTAR™ pea starch.  

Following a successful partnership in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, the Philippines, and Switzerland, Cosucra has once again entrusted DKSH to grow its natural and healthy food ingredients business in India. This is thanks to DKSH’s extensive distribution network, strong capabilities in marketing and sales, and logistics in the market.

Ronny Platteeuw, Commercial Director, Cosucra, commented: “We are excited to further expand our partnership with DKSH. Cosucra’s product portfolio is positioned well in the rapidly evolving food and beverage market in India. We are confident that the combination of our natural quality products and DKSH’s local market knowledge will lead to expanding our market reach in India.”

Cesar Saez, Vice President, Global Food & Beverage Ingredients, DKSH, commented: “We are delighted to take our successful partnership with Cosucra ahead and introduce their range of dietary fibers and plant-based proteins to the food and beverage manufacturing industry in India. Our strong local presence, long history, and value-added services in the region will enable us to increase growth and market penetration to bring Cosucra’s food ingredients to a wider customer base.”