ChemPoint EMEA, B.V., (ChemPoint), a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR)(“Univar”) and leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine ingredients, has expanded its strategic marketing relationship with the Stepan Lipid Nutrition unit of Stepan Company (Stepan) for the food, beverage and dietary supplement markets.
Effective May 1, 2017, ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, order fulfillment and formulation support for Stepan’s patented specialty nutritional products to customers in the Benelux, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Nordics and Eastern Europe.
ChemPoint has already successfully partnered with Stepan Lipid Nutrition in the United States, offering Stepan’s full range of specialty nutritional products in the North American market.
“We are confident that the further development of our relationship with ChemPoint will result in expanded services that favorably benefit our customers throughout Europe,” said Bob Peacock, Vice President & General Manager, Specialty Products at Stepan Company.
Stepan Lipid Nutrition’s product portfolio of branded specialty ingredients enables manufacturers to add value and nutritional enhancements to multiple consumer products. Marinol® is a line of naturally concentrated Omega-3 oils. NEOBEE® are plant-sourced MCTs, which are RSPO Mass Balance Certified. CLARINOL® CLA is clinically proven to help increase lean muscle mass and decrease body fat. With decades of experience in applications and processes, Stepan Lipid Nutrition provides complete solutions that meet the ultimate compliance standards for regulatory, quality and safety requirements.
“The expansion of our strategic relationship with Stepan Lipid Nutrition on their specialty nutritional oils from North America into Europe is a strong testament to ChemPoint’s global capabilities and reach into the various segments of the Nutrition market,” said Dennis Schmeits, ChemPoint’s EMEA Regional Business Director. “We are excited to now also offer these technically advanced products from Stepan, coupled with ChemPoint’s tailored services and formulation support, to customers in the food, beverage and dietary supplement markets in Europe.”