Brenntag Food & Nutrition has signed an agreement with Axiom Foods for the distribution of its plantbased products in Europe, Middle East and Africa, excluding UK & Ireland. Axiom Foods is headquartered in Los Angeles and 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.
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.
“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.