Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, is pleased to announce the expansion of its partnership with Corbion, a leading provider of lactic acid, lactates & derivatives and fermentation & preservation ingredients for advanced preservation, nutritional and flavor enhancement solutions. Effective April 1st 2023, this mandate builds on successful partnerships with Corbion in India and Indonesia, adding Corbion’s portfolio of ingredients to Azelis’ Food & Nutrition offering in Malaysia and Singapore. Corbion is a leading global ingredient manufacturer with more than 100 years of experience and a strong commitment to safety, quality, innovation, and performance. Corbion leverages their unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for food production, health, and the planet. Thanks to their innovative portfolio, Corbion supports customers in the food & nutrition industry with ingredients that preserve quality and safety, boost performance, enhance flavor and improve the overall nutritional profile of a formulation, with a large panel of clean label alternatives. The expanded partnership with Corbion strengthens Azelis’ lateral value chain with additional advanced solutions applicable for meat & fish, plant-based alternatives, beverage, bakery, dairy, and snacks and enables the group to further meet market demand for solutions with clean label applications. Shane Petersen, Regional Sales Director SEA/ANZ, Corbion, comments: “After partnering successfully with Azelis in India and Indonesia, we are pleased to expand that relationship to include Malaysia and Singapore. Working with reliable partners is crucial for our business, and the trust that has been built thus far in our collaborations with Azelis provides a foundation for further strengthening our outstanding network of distributors in the Asia Pacific region. Our customers and partners in Malaysia and Singapore will now have access to a wider scope of innovative ingredients, technical support, and tailored solutions for a variety of applications.” Dipan Dalal, Azelis Asia Pacific Market Segment Director Food & Nutrition, adds: “We are pleased to be able to offer Corbion’s advanced preservation portfolio to additional countries in the region, expanding our lateral value chain and allowing us to present a more comprehensive portfolio of solutions. Corbion invests heavily in R&D, which allows us to benefit from new advanced solutions that meet industry demands. For example, they offer state-of-the-art solutions for clean label preservation, sodium reduction, and taste enhancement for an improved consumer experience, which we are excited to now be able to offer those solutions in Malaysia and Singapore.”