Azelis completes Quimdis acquisition

The acquisition was first announced in June, 2021

Azelis, a service provider for the specialty chemical and food ingredients industry, has completed its acquisition of French ingredients distributor Quimdis. The company supplies ingredients for the nutraceuticals, flavours & fragrances, animal nutrition, personal care, pharma and food markets.

The company was founded in 1988 and originally focused on essential oils and active ingredients. It now specialises in ingredients distribution and formulation development, with sales into more than 45 countries. Headquartered in Paris, its 78 employees serve more than 1,000 customers and c.400 suppliers.

This acquisition strengthens Azelis’ product offering while enhancing the position of its French arm in the life sciences sector. The company says it’s now well positioned to develop, structure and implement a global strategy for flavour & fragrance market.

Benoit Fritz, MD of Azelis France said in August: “Azelis will leverage Quimdis’ expertise to complement our lateral value chain with reliable, natural and value-added products like essential oils and active ingredients. We will further benefit from their strong presence across EMEA, expertise and product portfolio in attractive target market segments and geographies.”

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