AIC gets rice, pumpkin distribution deal

21 Oct 2019

AIC has announced that it is now the North American distributor of Organic Rice Protein, Organic Brown Rice Protein and Organic Pumpkin Seed Protein, manufactured by Panjin Hetian Food of China.

Darren J. Birkelbach, President, AIC said: "AIC is proud to announce our appointment as the distribution partner for Panjin Hetian's Organic offerings of rice, brown rice and pumpkin seed proteins. Distribution authorization includes the United States, Canada and Mexico. Adding these plant proteins to our growing specialty product portfolio allows us to cater to our growing customer base in the vegan and organic food/nutrition markets."

AIC gets rice, pumpkin distribution deal

The products are manufactured in a BRC Certified facility, and are USDA Organic Certified by IBD.

Karen Yang, Director Panjin Hetian Food, said: "Panjin Hetian Food is excited to bring its portfolio of organic plant proteins to the North American marketplace in partnership with AIC. We are thrilled to partner with such an organization, with their vast distribution and warehousing network servicing the United States, Canada, and Mexico. AIC has a very strong Quality and Regulatory focus which allows their customers to know they only partner with quality manufacturers like us."

Birkelbach said: "We continue to see a rising trend in the demand for vegan proteins, as well as Organic-certified food and nutrition ingredients. The addition of organic rice, brown rice and pumpkin seed proteins to AIC's current plant protein product offering allows us to provide our customers these sought-after ingredients for their vegan, organic food and nutritional product clients."

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