Barentz Sander, Roquette ink Swiss distribution deal

14 Apr 2015

Barentz Sander and Roquette have signed a distribution agreement which covers the Swiss market to strengthen their long-term partnership. The agreement encompasses sole representation of Barentz in the Swiss market, covering the food and beverage as well as the pharmaceutical industry. “We are very excited to continue our collaboration with Barentz. It underscores our mutual […]

Barentz Sander, Roquette ink Swiss distribution deal

swiss-flag-waving-wind-40664188Barentz Sander and Roquette have signed a distribution agreement which covers the Swiss market to strengthen their long-term partnership. The agreement encompasses sole representation of Barentz in the Swiss market, covering the food and beverage as well as the pharmaceutical industry.

“We are very excited to continue our collaboration with Barentz. It underscores our mutual commitment to provide excellent products and services to customers,” said Tanguy Duprez, Sales Director at Roquette. Barentz Sander, a joint venture company of Barentz and Ernst Sander AG is ideally positioned to bring our products to customers looking for innovation and reliable ingredients.”

Based in France, Roquette processes plant-based raw materials like maize, wheat, potatoes, peas and micro-algae into food ingredients. Roquette and Barentz have a long history in ingredients together. Barentz, a distributor of ingredients for the food industry, has been Roquette’s preferred distributor in many European countries for many years.

“We look forward to working with Roquette in Switzerland to grow the business with them in that sophisticated market,” said Geert Ingelbert, Vice President Division Food and Nutrition of Barentz International. “There are many opportunities for the ingredients of Roquette to make a difference for the Swiss consumer, in taste as well as in texture and stability. We have been partnering with Roquette for over sixty years and have established a growing and loyal customer base for their high quality products in Europe and beyond. Through this intensified partnership we can give our customers in Switzerland the opportunity to work with the whole Roquette product range, which will benefit them greatly in their product development.”