ABITEC Corporation, an ABF Ingredients Company, has announced Viachem as authorized distributor for its line of Captex® medium chain triglyceride (MCT) ingredients. Viachem will represent ABITEC’s medium chain triglyceride products to the food and beverage, nutritional and personal care industries.
In foods, beverages and nutraceutical applications, these Captex® ingredients assist with rapid absorption into the body, creating a readily available energy source for everyday exercise enthusiasts as well as athletes and bodybuilders. MCTs are often incorporated into beverages, mixes, nutritional bars or energy foods. MCT’s are also regularly used in flavorings and fragrances because of their bland taste profiles and excellent solubilizing capabilities.Captex® medium chain triglycerides are also used as high quality carriers and emollients in the formulation of cosmetics to be certified according to the Natural and Organic Ecocert Standards. Captex® MCTs are frequently found in topical aerosols, foams, creams, ointments and lotions.
Captex® MCT ingredients are produced in the United States from natural vegetable oil fatty acids.
“We believe that our partnership with Viachem will help expand our customer base and better serve our key markets,” said Robert Martiny, global business director of specialties for ABITEC. “Viachem uses an innovative approach to marketing specialty ingredients. They begin with a thorough and customized market analysis that identifies potential and current users of MCTs, followed by personal contact from a team of technical sales people who understand their needs and know the Captex® line from top to bottom.”
Viachem’s producer-centric, partnership-oriented business model was awarded second place in the “Best Business Innovation of 2010” by ICIS, the world’s largest information provider for the global chemical and energy industries.
“Our partnership with ABITEC enhances Viachem’s expanding lines of natural ingredients for foods, beverages, nutritional products and personal care,” said Kyle Einhorn, vice president of business development for Viachem. “ABITEC’s long reputation for exceptional, high-quality products is unmatched, and we look forward to a long and profitable relationship.”
For more information about ABITEC ingredients, or to request samples or formulation assistance, visit www.viacheminc.com or telephone 866-410-2436.
ABITEC Corporation is a global leader in the development, application and production of lipidic based bioenhancement excipient products and technologies. Founded more than 50 years ago, ABITEC combines synthesis and analytical expertise in organic compounds with high quality manufacturing operations in Wisconsin and Illinois to offer a wide range of exceptional ingredients. For more information about ABITEC, visit www.abiteccorp.com