Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the grocery sector, specialist retailers, out-of-home sectors and the bakery market. As of 31 December 2015, Orkla had 14,670 employees.The Group’s turnover in 2015 totalled NOK 33.2 billion. The Nordic and Baltic regions are Orkla’s main markets and account for approximately 80% of the turnover of the Branded Consumer Goods business. Orkla’s Branded Consumer Goods business comprises the Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Care and Orkla Food Ingredients business areas. Orkla also has operations organised under the Orkla Investments business area, consisting of the investments in Sapa (50% interest) and Jotun (42.5% interest), in addition to Hydro Power, real estate and financial assets.
Brenntag Asia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Brenntag Group, the global market leader in full-line chemical distribution. Brenntag Asia collaborates with global chemical manufacturers in offering solutions for customers in Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care, Clearning, Coatings, Feed, Pharma, Rubber, Plastics & Polymer, Polyurethanes, Industrial Formulation and other industries. Brenntag Asia is certified with the Integrated Management System (IMS) on ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007, and a member of Responsible Care. The Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore. Brenntag success is built on an established base for expanding its own product portfolio, combined with excellent local market knowledge, a wide range of services and long-term customer relationships.
Coswell is an Italian "family-run company", a dynamic and innovative organization that pursues sustainable development combined with environmental protection and support to local communities. Coswell was created in 2006 out of the long experience of Guaber Spa, founded in 1961, to provide consumers with quality products for personal care and well-being, as well as "masstige" and fine fragrances, the latter through the Eurocosmesi division. Thanks to its proprietary research laboratories and its collaboration with private research centres and major Italian universities, the organization is able to provide customers with highly innovative and quality products. Coswell's ongoing commitment to differentiate itself from its competitors is thereby confirmed, reinforced by the special care given to product and service quality.
Chr. Hansen has been around since 1874, it has more than 2,600 dedicated employees in over 30 countries. Its main production facilities locate in several countries including Denmark, France, USA and Germany. As of 2014 – 2015, its revenue reached €859 million. Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company that develops natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The corporation develops and produces cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colors for a rich variety of foods, confectionery, beverages, dietary supplements and even animal feed. All solutions are based on strong research and development competencies coupled with significant technology investments and close customer relationships. Chr. Hansen is also listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen.
Founded in 1970, Gricar has been operating in the sector of food supplements for more than thirty years. It actively deals with development and manufacture of natural products, based on a variety of active principles (vitamins, minerals, amino acids etc.) combined with standardized vegetable extracts. The company has specialized in Research & Development, by offering a wide range of innovative and safe formulations. Gricar guarantees the hygiene and the safety of its own productions by locating, analyzing and monitoring the “critical moments” of every process. Since 2002 Gricar Chemical has had the certification of compliance with the UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 International Standard for checks over Research & Development, Production, Procurement, Quality Control, Sales and Stores.
Based in Slovenia, a country with a proud and long history of pharmaceutical industry, PharmaLinea was developed in an environment with a unique and strong know-how in the food supplement industry. Pharmalinea offers clients ready-to-launch, unique private label food supplement products based on exclusive ingredients thanks to its commitment to quality. The company also closely cooperates with trustworthy suppliers, which enables the organization to develop products which carry years of scientific research and experience With extensive in-depth market knowledge and best practice experience the company consults clients on the product launch in order to achieve sustainable growth and a market-leading position. Pharmalinea continuously strives to develop new products which will strengthen clients’ portfolio and market position.