Azelis strengthens its partnership with Kerry for the food & nutrition market in Europe

27 February 2023

Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, is proud to announce its new distribution agreement with Kerry, a world leader in taste and nutrition for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets. As a continuation of a partnership initiated in 2018, this new mandate allows Azelis to reinforce its portfolio within the food, beverage and meat sectors in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe. Commercial actions will be effective as of March 1, 2023.

Kerry’s product range will ensure Azelis’ customers have a wide portfolio for savory and sweet applications and the development of innovative solutions using technical and marketing knowledge. Azelis’ strong network of laboratories, including a Regional Competence Center for Meat and Meat Alternatives, will be an excellent support to offer partners new formulations and ingredient insights.

Thomas Hahlin Ahlinder, CEO Kerry Europe, said:

“Today’s announcement is an important step for our business in Europe, as our new partnership with Azelis will help improve the delivery of our core technologies across the region. We selected Azelis as a partner due to its teams’ extensive experience and we anticipate this partnership will provide increased access and additional choice to a larger number of customers.”

Anna Bertona, Regional CEO Azelis EMEA, added:

“We are delighted that Kerry places its trust in Azelis with this new mandate, reinforcing our business relationships across several European countries. We are ready to create new opportunities for our customers through our deep knowledge of the food and beverage industry, and the innovative solutions we can provide thanks to our technical and formulation expertise. We look forward to the success resulting from our partnership.”