Brenntag gets Sensus South Africa distribution deal22 Jul 2019
The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in South Africa, part of the Brenntag Group, has announced an exclusive agreement with Sensus for the distribution of its Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose product lines in South Africa.
Frutafi inulin and Frutalose oligofructose are natural soluble dietary fibers sourced from chicory roots. They can, the company says, be used as sugar and fat replacer with a positive impact on taste and texture across a variety of food and beverage applications. These ingredients are said to have significant, scientifically proven health benefits.
Michiel Pronk, Sales Manager at Sensus, said: “Brenntag Food & Nutrition’s strong foothold in the South African food market and their expertise allow for an excellent opportunity to create unique healthy food recipes with Sensus Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose. Through this partnership, we provide customers with market know-how and tailor-made support on product, application, nutritional aspects, legislation and claims. Together with Brenntag we will inspire our customers with our chicory root fibre products.”Graham Hiam, Business Manager at Brenntag Food & Nutrition South Africa, said: “Brenntag Food & Nutrition is at our customers’ service in the universe of food. We are always looking for innovative ingredients to create tailor-made applications as well as new product developments in collaboration with our customers. With a continued focus on healthier, tastier and higher quality food products, we are looking forward to working with the Sensus’ product portfolio.”