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Des Moines, IA, United States, 2011/07/19 - Kemin selects Essential Ingredients, one of the nation’s premier suppliers of raw materials and chemicals, to sell and distribute its natural personal care ingredients in the Midwestern and Eastern United States - EssentialIngredients.com / Kemin.com.
Kerty Levy, president of Kemin's personal care division, discusses why Kemin selected Essential Ingredients,"Our decision was based on our joint commitment to provide innovative products with superior customer service and common value of integrity. We are committed to understanding how our products work at the molecular level and are confident the Essential Ingredients team has the experience and technical expertise to understand our technology and convey to their customers how Kemin ingredients will work in their products."
The expanded distribution will make Kemin ingredients more accessible to personal care product manufacturers looking for natural ingredients. Essential Ingredients, a well-known distributor in the personal care industry, has sales representatives throughout the Midwestern and Eastern United States that will support the distribution of Kemin’s FloraGLO® Lutein Topical, Lysofix™ and Rosamox™.
FloraGLO Lutein is a natural antioxidant from marigold extract. FloraGLO Lutein Topical helps protect and maintain the appearance of healthy-looking skin. When used daily, FloraGLO Lutein Topical may help the appearance of skin's moisturization and elasticity.
Kemin's functional ingredients are formulated specifically to improve the quality, performance and delivery of personal care products. Rosamox is a natural antioxidant from a proprietary rosemary extract that prevents oxidative degradation of fats and oils. Lysofix is a natural emulsifier, extracted from soybeans, that keeps oil and water in emulsion.
Chris Gerlach, director of business development, Essential Ingredients, comments,"This is a unique opportunity for us to expand our library of natural product offerings. We were particularly impressed with the technology involved in Kemin's product development process and their understanding of how each product works in various applications. All of us at Essential Ingredients are excited about representing Kemin's natural, plant-based ingredients in the personal care industry."
Kemin will continue to provide the same world-class support that is engineered into all of its products. In order to ensure customers are receiving the full benefit of Kemin ingredients, Kemin's Customer Laboratory Support program offers testing of customers' finished products, on-site consulting as well as regulatory assistance.
Kemin, a privately-owned bioscience company committed to improving health and nutrition worldwide, entered the personal care market in March of this year. The company leveraged its 50-year history and expertise in plant science to develop natural, plant-based functional and active ingredients for cosmetics, skin, hair and body care product manufacturers.
About Kemin – Inspired Molecular Solutions™
Founded in 1961, Kemin Industries (kemin.com) is celebrating its 50th Anniversary of providing “inspired molecular solutions” specifically developed to provide nutrition and health benefits for humans and animals. Kemin manufactures and distributes approximately 500 specialty ingredients worldwide to the feed and food industries as well as to the health, nutrition and beauty markets. Kemin ingredients positively impact more than 1.4 billion people a day.
Kemin Personal Care manufactures natural, plant-based functional ingredients for skin care, hair care and color cosmetic brands. Its new and growing line of products uses carefully selected natural plant materials that enhance the physical, microbial, and oxidative stability of formulations and offer benefits to skin and hair. Kemin Personal Care's promise of "Natural with Science" delivers scientifically tested efficacy, safety and consistency of products.
About Essential Ingredients
Essential Ingredients (essentialingredients.com) is one of the nation’s largest distributors, marketers, and manufacturers of raw materials and chemicals for use in personal care, pharmaceutical, household and industrial products. Founded in 1996, the company has focused on formulation and technical expertise, superior customer service, timely delivery of raw materials and innovation. Excellence is the standard for performance at Essential Ingredients and the company distributes products only from the finest manufacturers. For additional information, contact Essential Ingredients at (770) 831-9010 or visit the website.