BELGIUM, Antwerp. Azelis, a leading innovative solutions provider and distributor of food ingredients and specialty chemicals, announced it has increased the scope of its distribution agreement with Roquette for their food product range in China.
Azelis has a long-standing relationship with Roquette and this new partnership strengthens the lateral value chain and expands its significant presence in the food & health market segment across Asia Pacific. The Belgium based company is positioned to build on its existing worldwide partnership with Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients. In 2020, Azelis was appointed as the preferred distribution partner of Roquette for the plant care market in Asia Pacific.
Azelis China’s distribution business started in 2012, and its exceptional growth can be attributed to its technical know-how, comprehensive product rage, and dedication to grow both organically with its partners and through strategic acquisitions. Azelis China acquired CosBond and the Chinese Personal Care business of Bronson & Jacobs in 2020, to strengthen its position as a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients in the China market. The company also operates five dedicated Food & Health application laboratories in Asia Pacific, of which one in China has advanced dairy and bakery capabilities.
Azelis is a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients present in over 50 countries across the globe with around 2,500 employees. The teams of industry, market and technical experts are each dedicated to a specific market within Life Sciences and Industrial Chemicals. The company offers a lateral value chain of complementary products to about 45,000 customers, creating a turnover of € 2.22 bn. (2020).