Italian biotech company Sacco S.r.l have announced a new partnership with Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients to expand its dairy products presence in South East Asia.
The agreement took place at the annual Food Ingredients Asia exhibition show in Thailand and was led by Mr Luigi Rossi, dairy business unit export director of Sacco Srl, and Mr Marc Deschamps, regional managing director and CEO of Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients.
As a result of the deal, Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients will serve as the exclusive distributor for Sacco’s dairy culture and probiotic dairy products in Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
The collaboration will leverage the combined strength of Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients’ distribution service and Sacco’s product portfolio to deliver products and solutions to the region’s growing yogurt industry.
“Jebsen & Jessen Ingredient’s deep expertise in specialty ingredients distribution and customer support is a perfect fit. We are excited to be expanding our involvement in South East Asia through this new partnership to provide our customers better access to Sacco’s product lines,” said Rossi.
Deschamps added: “We are very happy to bring over 80 years of Sacco culture development in Europe to the region where we can use our strong distribution experience to help drive the regions yogurt market.”
The newly formed partnership follows the success of a previous agreement between the two companies in China.
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