AB Enzymes and Orkila confirm partnership for Middle Eastern and African region in Food Enzyme dist

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AB Enzymes and Orkila confirm partnership for Middle Eastern and African region in Food Enzyme dist

November 10
10:51 2011

AB Enzymes is pleased to announce its new partnership with Orkila, the leading distributor in the Middle East and Africa with a strong presence in food ingredients.  This agreement makes Orkila the preferred distributor of food enzymes in the Middle Eastern and African region for AB Enzymes.

The new sales and distribution structure supports AB Enzymes’ strategic initiative to further strengthen its regional presence around the world through strong distributorships.  It will also, as previously announced, contribute to AB Enzymes’ plans for accelerated growth and superior customer service.

Pieter-Jan Heykoop, Regional Sales Director said “This is an important partnership for us, allowing us to strengthen our presence in a complex market through a modern and well organized distributor with a strong regional structure. Especially Orkila’s commitment to superior customer service was a key driver for us to select this great company.”

“This partnership is a perfect fit and leverages AB Enzymes’ leadership in food enzymes and Orkila’s leading position in the region” says Nicole Sacy, Director,
Orkila Holding S.A.L.

About AB Enzymes

AB Enzymes is one of the world’s oldest and best known enzyme companies, and is part of the ABF Ingredients group of companies.  It offers enzymes for industrial applications worldwide with products ranging from food enzymes for bakery and beverages to enzymes for animal feed, textile technology and the pulp and paper industry.
ABF Ingredients is a division of Associated British Foods that focuses on high value ingredients for both food and non-food areas and comprises a range of ingredient companies which include AB Enzymes, ABITEC, Ohly and PGP International.

The group has established strong market positions in cereal specialties, enzymes, esters, extruded ingredients, lactose, specialty lipids, specialty powders, specialty flours, yeast extracts and whey protein concentrates/isolates with locations worldwide.

About Orkila

Orkila is the largest distributor of specialty chemical products in the Middle East and African markets. The company imports and sells products in more than 30 countries.

Orkila operates in multiple industrial sectors, including Food, Paints and Construction, Home and Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Animal Nutrition, Agrochemical, Tyre, Rubber, Textiles and Plastics, Silicones, Paper, Glass and Crystal, Oilfield, Metal and Water Treatment and Automotive.

Inheriting a hundred years of experience in the chemical industry, Orkila offers a flexible, highly reactive service together with a comprehensive logistics network and a value added service in the distribution chain. Orkila’s highly qualified sales force, possessing technical & commercial expertise, provides an effective and productive interface for customer and supplier alike. Visit www.orkila.com for further information

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