Evonik creates alliance with Univar for distribution of its amino acids in Europe

Published: 1-Sep-2016

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, operating in the nutrition and care, resource efficiency and performance materials segments

Effective since 1 May 2016, the supply of Evonik amino acids for dietary supplements, sports nutrition, flavours and cosmetics has been managed across much of Europe by Univar.

Univar is one of the world's leading distributors of chemicals, specialty ingredients and related services.

As Dr Thomas Hermann, Head of the Pharma and Food Ingredients Product Line at Evonik, explains: 'We aim to provide our customers with expert advice, tailored to their specific needs. With this in mind, we have decided to task Univar, an experienced global player, with the distribution of our amino acids for application in dietary supplements, sports nutrition, flavours and cosmetics.'

Univar is well established in these segments, with a broad product offering – making it an ideal strategic partner. Evonik’s amino acids are an excellent fit for this portfolio.

Furthermore, Dr Axel Schröder, Head of Sales and Services EMEA at Evonik Health Care, emphasises: 'Our European customers benefit from Univar’s strong local presence, quality centred mindset, skilled technical support and sales organisation.'

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