The agreement covers the regions of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru
Brenntag Food & Nutrition has announced a distribution agreement with Axiom Foods for its line of plant-based proteins in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, effective as of March 1.
With this agreement the two companies commit to offer to the food industry allergen-free vegetable proteins and dairy alternatives to produce food, beverages, and nutraceuticals, such as cereal bars, pasta, ready-to-drink products (RTD) and non-dairy yogurts. Some of the ingredients used to manufacture Axiom products are: rice, peas, oats, and sacha inchi.
“This Axiom line is an important addition to our product portfolio, as it helps to meet and strengthen the growing demand for alternative ingredients for meat and dairy. Also, this agreement is a great step forward for our clients to benefit from the combination of Axiom's plant-based proteins, as well as from our technical and sales teams’ capabilities,” said Florencia Pisetta, Commercial Manager Brenntag Food & Nutrition, South Cone Latin America.
Axiom's plant-based proteins are alternatives to dairy protein, as they contain amino acids, are cholesterol-free, low in sodium, easily digestible, and allergen-free, the company says. Additionally, they are suitable consumers who are lactose intolerant or eat vegan or kosher. They are designed for for breakfast, snack, vegetarian, low-glycemic applications as well as for beverages, weight management, and sports nutrition.