Broomfield, CO – May 15, 2003 – Aloecorp, the world’s leading vertically integrated supplier of Aloe vera raw materials, has announced new distributor partnerships in Belgium and the United Kingdom, where the use of Aloe vera in the skin care, nutritional supplement, functional foods and household goods markets continues to grow.
Will & Co. B.V., located in Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands, is an international trading company with exclusive representations. Will & Co represents Aloecorp’s ACTIVE-ALOE® and other Aloe vera raw materials in The Benelux and carries Aloecorp’s exclusivity for some multinational companies throughout Europe. They have been active successfully for Aloecorp in The Netherlands for several years.
In the United Kingdom, Aloecorp’s products will be represented by Chesham Chemicals Limited, which already represents the company’s raw materials in Poland. Based in Harrow, England, Chesham supplies specialty raw materials and services to an assortment of industries, including botanicals, personal care, and cosmetics and toiletries.
“Both companies have a long history of supplying the best quality raw material ingredients available to their clients, as well as providing top-notch customer service,” said Aloecorp’s President Mick Anderson. “Aloe vera continues to gain popularity in many British and Belgian beverage, skin and hair care, and household products. We are confident that Will & Co and Chesham will each do a great job in promoting Aloecorp’s Aloe vera raw materials and their health benefits in those countries.”
René van Lohuizen, Product Manger for Will & Co., and Alan Eastwood, Sales Director for Chesham Chemicals, both agreed that quality ranks number one in importance for the raw materials they sell to their customers. In a joint statement, both Van Lohuizen and Eastwood said, “Aloecorp is a leader in producing reputable, science-driven, bioactive products. They are a perfect fit for the innovative companies and products we like to stand behind and provide to our valued customers.”
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Aloecorp is a multinational company that provides only the best biologically active Aloe vera raw material worldwide. That goal is largely achieved through internal cooperation and harmony, coupled with the determination to maintain innovative leadership in the industry. Aloecorp’s corporate philosophy is to “bring the best of nature to mankind.” This desire to merge the inherent quality of aloe’s natural benefits with the scientific technology of Aloe vera is the driving force behind all aspects of Aloecorp’s business.
Since its inception in 1988, Aloecorp has been the world’s leading vertically integrated supplier of raw Aloe vera materials. All of Aloecorp’s raw Aloe vera materials have been scientifically tested for biological activity and quality and have been certified pure by the International Aloe Science Council. Aloecorp provides raw Aloe vera materials to finished goods manufacturers in the nutritional and dietary supplement, functional food, cosmeceutical, personal care and pharmaceutical industries.
Aloecorp, ACTIVE-ALOE®, and all associated logos are registered trademarks of Aloecorp in the United States and other countries. Unigen Pharmaceuticals Inc. has granted Aloecorp an exclusive licensing agreement to use its patented processes to manufacture ACTIVE-ALOE®.
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