PISCATAWAY, N.J., December 17, 2007 - Sabinsa Corporation has signed a sales and marketing agreement with Tempo Canada in which Tempo Canada will distribute specialized, standardized botanical extracts and cosmeceuticals from Sabinsa to the personal care and health care industries in Canada. The agreement incorporates Sabinsa's broad range of nutritional ingredients and integrated services.
This collaboration is an important step for the further development and the overall commercialization of Sabinsa's products in the Canadian market. The goal of this partnership is to leverage the key strengths of each company to develop and deliver even more unique products that are safe and effective, and that meet the needs of customers and consumers.The marketing of the specialized extracts and ingredients is expected to begin January 1, 2008. This partnership is seen as the initial and first step of a closer collaborative venture between Tempo and Sabinsa.
"We are pleased that with Tempo we have gained a strong partner with excellent marketing expertise and a powerful distribution network within the nutraceutical and cosmeceutical industries, who can help us realize the significant market potential in Canada," said Dr. Muhammad Majeed, founder, Sabinsa Corporation. "This agreement underscores Sabinsa's dedication to bringing innovative nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals and specialty ingredients to market worldwide and to establishing strategic alliances with companies that share our commitment to R&D activities."
Tempo is a well-established distributor of specialty and commodity chemicals, cosmeceutical ingredients and nutraceuticals supporting Canadian manufacturing industries. A dedicated team of highly skilled professionals is committed to excellence, responsible ingredient handling, distribution and customer satisfaction. "Our strength lies in building long-term partnerships with both our clients and our suppliers, which benefits all parties involved. We believe in partnerships built on unparalleled service and the sharing of technical knowledge and expertise.
Helping manufacturers fit the puzzle together to produce products that their customers need is what Tempo does best," stated Eno Agro, president, Tempo Canada.
Sabinsa's mission has always been to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and overall wellbeing. Over the past years, Sabinsa has brought to market several standardized botanical extracts and privately funded numerous clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions worldwide in support of these products. With more than 100 scientists working full time conducting ongoing research both in India and the United States, Sabinsa continues to develop and patent phytonutrients for the world markets. Currently, the company holds 34 U.S. and international patents surrounding several of its ingredients. Sabinsa has marketing, sales and distribution offices in the U.S., Europe, South Africa, China, Dubai, Malaysia, Japan and Australia. The corporate R&D and manufacturing facilities are located in India. For more information visit www.sabinsa.com.