Tate & Lyle extends distribution agreement with Azelis

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Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of ingredients and solutions, is pleased to announce an extended partnership with Azelis, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients.

The enhanced agreement will see Azelis distribute Tate & Lyle’s texturants, low and no calorie sweeteners, fibres, and stabilisers to Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Croatia and Slovenia.

The new mandate, effective 01 January 2019, builds upon Tate & Lyle’s existing collaboration with Azelis in the UK, France, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Serbia, Hungary and Morocco and reinforces Azelis’ position as a leading distributor of innovative food ingredients and speciality chemicals. 

John Stewart, Commercial Director EMEA at Tate & Lyle, comments: “With its extensive geographical reach, deep technical expertise and market knowledge, Azelis gives us a market reach which will help grow our business in Europe. Azelis already represents Tate & Lyle in other parts of Europe and we are pleased to extend our partnership.”

Andrey Zhukov, Market Segment Director Food & Health at Azelis, adds: “We are thrilled with the continued expansion of our strategic partnership with Tate & Lyle. Our track record, transparency and continued growth instil confidence in our partners to collaborate with us in new territories. With the addition of Tate & Lyle’s extensive product range to our current portfolio and their strength in delivering innovative solutions, we are boosting our offer to customers in these regions.”

Azelis’ strategy is to create value with its partners, turning ideas into innovative and market leading solutions and drive growth across all geographies. The group offers its customers not only the highest quality ingredients, but also answers to some of the most stringent market requirements and consumer trends. Through its 16 Food & Health application laboratories and experienced sales teams, the company continues to win innovation and excellence awards, including the Ingredient Innovation Award at Cfia Morocco in 2016 and 2018.

ENDS
 

Contact information

Anna Taylor
Corporate PR Manager
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Azelis    
Marina Kaptein    
Head of Corporate Communications
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About Azelis

Azelis is a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients present in over 40 countries across the globe with around 1,800 employees. Our knowledgeable teams of industry, market and technical experts are each dedicated to a specific market within Life Sciences and Industrial Chemicals. We offer a lateral value chain of complementary products to over 40,000 customers, creating a turnover of €1.8 billion. In the US we operate under a number of renowned co-brands that cater to the various markets in the region. 

Throughout our extensive network of more than 50 application laboratories, our award-winning technical staff help customers develop formulations. We combine a global reach with a local focus to offer a reliable, integrated service to local customers and attractive business opportunities to principals. And we believe in building and nurturing solid, honest and transparent relationships with our people and partners. 

Creating value, growing together.

www.azelis.com
 

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations teams. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on growth by building leading positions globally in the categories of beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products is focused on delivering steady earnings and generating cash.

Food & Beverage Solutions consists of: Texturants, including speciality starches; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres; and Stabilisers and Functional Systems, which are bespoke ingredient blends that ensure foods retain their structure.

Primary Products consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).  It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2018, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.7 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com