Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 16, 2012
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC announced the expansion of geographic coverage for its breakthrough product, Zemea® propanediol. The company has appointed Fehrmann S.A. as distributor for Zemea® in Colombia.
Zemea® is a natural, 100 percent biobased ingredient made from corn sugar through fermentation and developed for use in the cosmetics and personal care market. It is a high performance, environmentally sustainable alternative to petroleum-based glycols and glycerin, where the product’s lack of skin irritation, improved moisturization and excellent aesthetic properties are benefits.
Zemea® is approved as a natural ingredient by Ecocert and the Natural Products Association; is certified 100 percent biobased by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and has both Kosher and Halal certifications.
"We are excited to begin promoting Zemea® into the Colombian market through our newest distributor, Fehrmann S.A. They are a strategic part of our business plan to expand our personal care business in South America," said Carole Feole, account executive – DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products.
“For Fehrmann S.A. it is a real pleasure to expand our portfolio with new products that are complementary to our actual lines. It is very important for us to negotiate with global and well-known companies that manufacture products with high quality like DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products”, commented William Fehrmann, general manager, Fehrmann S.A.
Fehrmann is a family-owned company serving the cosmetics, pharmaceutical and household markets since 1956. Their main offices, warehouses and technical laboratory are based in Bogota, Colombia.
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is a joint venture between DuPont, a global science company, and Tate & Lyle, a world-leading renewable food and industrial ingredients company. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products provides natural and renewably sourced ingredients that do not compromise product performance. For more information on the company’s products, visit http://www.duponttateandlyle.com.
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