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DKSH promotes healthy food innovations at FIC 2017
DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, will team up with renowned suppliers of innovative food ingredients to promote a wide range of exciting brands, products and innovations at Food Ingredients China (FIC) 2017.

Shanghai, China, March 16, 2017 – DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading Market Expansion Services provider and distributor of food and beverage ingredients, together with its key clients Wacker, Polygal, Clasado, Ceamsa and KAI, will jointly exhibit at FIC, the largest professional food additives and food ingredients exhibition in China. The annual event, which showcases products and innovations from the industry’s leading food additives and food ingredients companies, will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai on March 24-26, 2017.

DKSH will exhibit at stand 61B40/61C41 in hall 6, where senior sales executives from DKSH and its key clients will promote innovative products for use in the manufacture of nutritional healthy food and dietary supplements, including:

  • Wacker’s α,γ-cyclodextrin, used for molecular encapsulation; curcumin, a hydrophobic polyphenol derived from turmeric root; L-Cysteine, used in food/dietary supplements to support the health of your liver and provide skin whitening
  • Polygal’s Locust Bean Gum and Guar Gum for use in ice-cream to achieve a desirable texture and chewiness
  • Clasado’s Bimuno, use to stimulate the growth of friendly bacteria in the gut
  • Ceamsa’s Pectin and carrageenan, used as food additives to improve the texture and taste of the product
  • KIA’s so-called “Super Food” Chia seed, which is famous worldwide for its rich nutrition

“DKSH is very proud to partner with renowned clients of innovative food ingredients and to provide them with our Market Expansion Services. We are looking forward to leveraging our size, experience and industry know-how to provide further tailored services and exceptional distribution opportunities to expand our clients’ reach in the Chinese market. This event is typically very rewarding with the opportunity to liaise with existing business partners and to attract new business,” commented Kevin Bee, General Manager, Business Unit Performance Materials, DKSH China.

To learn more about the innovative food ingredients that will be showcased at the DKSH booth, visit our dedicated event site at

About DKSH
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. As the term "Market Expansion Services" suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2012, DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich. With 780 business locations in 36 countries – 750 of them in Asia – and 30,320 specialized staff, DKSH generated net sales of CHF 10.5 billion in 2016. DKSH was founded in 1865. With strong Swiss heritage, the company has a long tradition of doing business in and with Asia and is deeply rooted in communities and businesses across Asia Pacific.

DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials is a leading specialty chemicals distributor and provider of Market Expansion Services for performance materials, covering Europe, North America and the whole of Asia. The Business Unit sources, develops, markets and distributes a wide range of specialty chemicals and ingredients for pharmaceutical, personal care, food & beverage as well as various industrial applications. In addition, it creates innovative and cutting-edge concepts and applications in 26 innovation centers located worldwide. With 80 business locations in 31 countries and around 990 specialized staff, Business Unit Performance Materials generated net sales of CHF 870.6 million in 2016.