Brenntag Food & Nutrition announces distribution agreement with Axiom Foods

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Axiom Foods provides clean label, dietary inclusive ingredients for the food, beverage, nutraceutical and specialty foods industries. Pic: Getty Images/jchizhe
Axiom Foods provides clean label, dietary inclusive ingredients for the food, beverage, nutraceutical and specialty foods industries. Pic: Getty Images/jchizhe

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The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in North America, part of Germany’s Brenntag Group, has announced a collaboration with Axiom Foods for the distribution of plant proteins in the US and Canada.

Axiom Foods provides clean label, dietary inclusive ingredients for the food, beverage, nutraceutical and specialty foods industries.

The ingredient line covered by the deal includes hemp, pea, pumpkin, rice and sacha inchi proteins, oat and rice dairy-replacement powders, and Axiom’s newly-launched texturized pea proteins.

"We are pleased to announce our new collaboration with Axiom Foods. Axiom's product line is an exciting addition to our product portfolio as it helps meet the growing demand for meat and dairy alternatives,"​ said Larry Davis, vice president Brenntag Food & Nutrition North America.

"We continue our service excellence commitment to customers by strategically expanding our product lines to satisfy current and future trends. Our customers will greatly benefit from the combination of Axiom’s plant-based proteins and our dedicated sales and technical teams. We look forward to assisting and supporting innovative product development.”

The ingredients can be used as plant proteins for sports nutrition, beverages and meat replacement or blended extender, as well as plant-based dairy alternatives.

“Our plant-based ingredient innovation and quality control teams are excited to work with Brenntag Food & Nutrition almost worldwide, now that these key markets are on board,”​ David Janow, CEO and founder of Axiom Foods said.

“With new, highly functional Oryzatein Rice Proteins just entering the pipeline along with other unique vegan dairy substitutes, combined with Brenntag’s food and beverage science support, the solutions for manufacturers are infinite."

Brenntag Group has more than 900 employees, a presence in 77 countries and 29 application and development centers.

It has a broad portfolio of specialty and commodity ingredients in the dairy and ice cream, meat, poultry and fish processing, bakery and bread, beverages, chocolate and confectionery sectors, as well as convenience food and fruit and vegetable processing.

Axiom Foods is dedicated to maximizing the potential of brown rice as a food product ingredient. Starting with its flagship Oryzatein, the first and only brown rice protein of its kind, Axiom meets international standards, whether consumers want certified gluten-free, vegan, kosher or non-GMO foods.