Roquette taps Azelis for distribution pact

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In France, plant-based ingredients company Roquette has appointed Azelis to distribute its products in the food and nutrition markets. Starting November 1st, the deal extends to Germany, Austria, and the Nordics/Baltics regions, with South Italy, Russia, Ukraine, and other Commonwealth of Independent States included at the start of 2019.

Roquette chose Azelis as one of its key distributors due to Azelis’s strong market presence, formulation development and Corporate Social Responsibility efforts.

“Roquette is committed to providing its customers with good, reliable plant-based ingredients and vegetal proteins, as well as an excellent level of service and has strong growth ambitions to better serve its customers in Food, Nutrition and Health markets worldwide,” says Laurent Cousin, Head of Global Distribution Management Roquette. “Thus, one of the main criteria for the distributor selection was Azelis’ ability to demonstrate how we would improve growth, profitability and productivity with them. Transparency, technical capabilities and good market presence also played a significant role. In all these areas, Azelis demonstrated high standards of professionalism and dedication so the choice for us was clear.”

Azelis runs 55 application laboratories around the world, of which 16 are dedicated to local Food & Health markets in Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and UK.