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IMCD South Africa Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Ingredion Specialty Starches in Sub Saharan Africa


IMCD N.V, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, has signed an exclusive agreement with Ingredion to distribute their range of starches and functional food ingredients across multiple territories in Sub Saharan Africa.



With a staggered roll out approach, IMCD have commenced distributing Ingredion Starches in the Western Cape, neighbouring SADEC countries and East Africa while Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal will come on board 1 October 2018.


“Our ability to technically drive and add value to Ingredion’s product portfolio has been a key factor in joining forces “Otto Brinkmann, Managing Director for IMCD South Africa and East Africa.


“The new distributor partnership with IMCD is a positive development in expanding Ingredion’s geographic footprint in Eastern and Southern Africa region” Kennedy Ouma, Ingredion’s Business Director for Africa.




Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) is a leading global ingredients solutions provider specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutrition ingredients and bio-material solutions. With customers in more than 100 countries, Ingredion serves approximately 60 diverse sectors in food, beverage, brewing, pharmaceuticals and other industries. For more information, visit




IMCD is a global leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and food ingredients. Through our technical, marketing and supply chain expertise we bring added value and growth to both our customers and principal partners throughout the world.


IMCD South Africa, headquartered in Johannesburg, provides national market coverage with branches and warehousing in all major cities throughout South Africa, while the establishment of IMCD Kenya allows for penetration into the East Africa territory. For more information, visit



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