Brenntag Food & Nutrition has signed an agreement with Axiom Foods for the distribution of its plant-based products in EMEA, excluding UK & Ireland. Axiom Foods headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, USA, is specialized in plant-based ingredients, such as rice and pea proteins.
“Axiom’s sustainable product portfolio will reinforce our position in the vegetable proteins business. The plant-based products have an important role in vegetarian, vegan as well as allergen-free applications, functional food and bakery. This agreement is an important step for us into the continuously growing plant-based food industry which has a promising future ahead”, states Frank Haven, Vice President Food & Nutrition EMEA.
“For us Brenntag Food & Nutrition is the ideal distribution partner in Europe. With its application expertise and local presence throughout EMEA, this agreement offers us the extension of our market reach in a region where we are just starting to establish our high-quality, clean-label product portfolio”, says David Jay Janow, President of Axiom Foods.
Axiom’s current plant-based, product portfolio includes patented proteins (rice, pea, etc.); rice and oat dairy alternatives, rice sugar, and pea starch, which are used in meat and dairy analogues, snacks, cereals, baked goods, frozen desserts, as well as nutritional powders, beverages and bars.
The Food & Nutrition business unit of Brenntag, part of the Brenntag Group, is a leading provider of food ingredients to the marketplaces around the globe. We built a reputation of partnering with the best suppliers of ingredients and additives and deliver right to our customers’ needs and requirements. With more than 750 dedicated employees, a presence in 76 countries and 28 application and development centers, Brenntag’s Food & Nutrition unit provides technical expertise, tailor-made formulation and application solutions, a broad portfolio of specialty and commodity ingredients and profound industry know-how in the segments meat, poultry & fish processing, bakery & bread, dairy & ice cream, beverages, chocolate & confectionary, convenience food and fruit & vegetable processing. Brenntag’s Food & Nutrition unit makes its business partners “Sense the difference.”
On the cutting edge of plant-based food technology, we’re involved in clinical trials, education and affecting change in the global food supply. Developing sophisticated, sustainable nutrient dense ingredient solutions for sustainable, human nutrition, Axiom brings compassion to the food business by showing that animals are no longer necessary to build muscle. We’re at the forefront of pea and rice protein becoming the new meat.
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