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.
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 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.”
About EFPBiotek With the head office in Figueira da Foz – Portugal, EFPBiotek is a leading producer of high purity Squalane/ Squalene (pharma grade, food grade and cosmetic grade), Vegetable alternatives to Silicones, Petrolatums, Lanolins, Paraffin, Mineral oil, beeswax, etc., as well as refined fish oils for the Nutra market and ingredients for the Feed market. EFPBiotek offers a complete range of solutions for the personal care industry, including complex ingredient manufacturing, cosmetics development and formulation, and consumer Health Boost Supplements production. Learn more: https://efp.pt/
About DKSH DKSH’s purpose is to enrich people’s lives. For more than 150 years, we have been delivering growth for companies in Asia and beyond across our Business Units Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Performance Materials, and Technology. As a leading Market Expansion Services provider, we offer sourcing, market insights, marketing and sales, eCommerce, distribution, and logistics as well as after-sales services. Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, DKSH operates in 36 markets with 33,1000 specialists, generating net sales of CHF 11.1 billion in 2021. The DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials distributes specialty chemicals and ingredients for food, pharmaceutical, personal care, and various industrial applications. With 53 innovation centers and regulatory support worldwide, we create cutting-edge formulations that comply with local regulations. With around 1,370 specialists, the Business Unit generated net sales of CHF 1.3 billion in 2021. www.dksh.com/pm