Kemin Industries has entered into a partnership with Diethelm Keller Siber Hegner (DKSH) to be the distributor for Kemin Food Technologies in Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia. By joining forces with the Swiss market expansion services company, Kemin Food Technologies will optimize its distribution network and improve its service in these emerging markets. Moreover, DKSH’s distribution services will strengthen Kemin Food Technologies’ market synergies and provide a foundation for further expansion in Asia.
“Food is a necessity, so not only does Kemin address today’s needs, but we anticipate tomorrow’s food issues to help food manufacturers maintain the quality of their products, keeping food safer and fresher for longer,” says Michelle Lim, president, Kemin Food Technologies, Asia.
“Our extensive knowledge of oxidation processes and understanding of food products on a molecular level feeds our pursuit of quality solutions, which allows us to help reduce food waste and contribute to food security. This is our commitment to sustainability as the way to improve lives today and for generations to come,” she elaborates.
Adding DKSH to its distribution network demonstrates Kemin’s commitment to the food industry by bringing its global expertise to the local market and offering technical support to customers.
DKSH has a state-of-the-art food innovation center based in Thailand and a food application lab based in Vietnam to serve F&B customers within neighboring countries and offer prospective customers its lab services and evaluation. Kemin customers will be able to benefit from these services to help them solve their shelf-life and food safety issues, according to the company.
Additionally, the partnership between Kemin Food Technologies – Asia and DKSH provides customers with technically competent local salespeople from DKSH backed by Kemin’s support and products, the companies note.