ChemPoint EMEA B.V. Expands Marketing Relationship with Dow Chemical through VERSENE™ CA Food-Grade EDTA in Europe
3 September 2015
MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands – September 3, 2015 – ChemPoint EMEA B.V. (ChemPoint), a leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals, announced today that it has expanded its marketing relationship with The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow). ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, order fulfillment, and a high level of formulation support for Dow VERSENE™ CA Food-Grade EDTA chelating agent in food applications. This expansion includes customers located across Europe.
“We are very happy that we can now expand the successful partnership we have with ChemPoint to include VERSENE™ CA EDTA. We are convinced that our customers will benefit from the high level of ChemPoint’s expertise and experience with our products” said Dr. Anne Adden, Global Marketing Manager, Food, for Dow Pharma and Food Solutions.
VERSENE™ CA calcium disodium EDTA is a food-grade chelating agent that chemically binds and renders inactive trace metal ions such as iron, copper, and zinc to improve the color, flavor, clarity, shelf-life, and vitamin content of foods such as dressings, mayonnaise, sauces and spreads, canned meat, canned fish and vegetables, pickles, and potato salads. VERSENE™ CA Food-Grade EDTA is produced under current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and certified by the Orthodox Union as Kosher and Pareve.
VERSENE™ CA Food-Grade EDTA is approved for use in food applications in Europe according to the conditions of use, legislation (EU) No 1129/2011.
“The addition of VERSENE™ CA to our current Dow Pharma and Food Solutions specialties portfolio presents tremendous opportunity for growth in the Nutrition market,” said Dennis Schmeits, ChemPoint’s EMEA Regional Business Director. “We are excited to continue growing our relationship with Dow and bring their innovative products with our focus and expertise to a broader audience across Europe.”
As a long-standing Dow partner, ChemPoint currently provides a distribution network and dedicated technical sales team to assist customers with a variety of specialty products across North America and EMEA, including Industrial Specialties (ANTISOL™, CELLOSIZE™, ETHOCEL™, METHOCEL™, POLYOX™, and WALOCEL™) in both regions and VERSENE™ in the U.S.
To purchase this high-quality chelating agent or obtain additional information, please contact ChemPoint via telephone +31.43.711.0100, fax +31.43.711.0282, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or online www.chempoint.com. Prospective customers can receive immediate formulation support by calling +800.2436.7646, or by e-mailing email@example.com.