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
T: +44 (0)207 257 2209
E: mediarelations@tateandlyle.com

Azelis    
Marina Kaptein    
Head of Corporate Communications
T: +32 3 613 0125
E: marina.kaptein@azelis.com    
 

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
 

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About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle PLC is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, mouthfeel and fibre fortification, our Food & Beverage Solutions business develops solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings. Our Primary Products business produces nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches used in paper and packaging, acidulants and products used for animal nutrition.

We have around 4,400 employees working in more than 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s purpose is Improving Lives for Generations and through our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

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 2021, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.