NutraCea Signs Distribution Agreement With Azelis Group S.A.
EL DORADO HILLS, California, March 20 /PRNewswire/ --
- Agreements With Multi-National Partners Extends Company's Reach Into 27 Countries
NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran research and technology, announced today it has entered into distribution agreements with all European members of the Azelis Group S.A., a large multinational conglomerate comprised of a network of market leaders specializing in Life Sciences, which includes the pharmaceutical, veterinary, food and cosmetics sectors. The agreements signed with each of the Azelis operating units will open up distribution for NutraCea's stabilized rice bran products in over 27 countries in eight regions of the world.
"On behalf of our members, we are pleased to be working with NutraCea and distributing their products especially within the life sciences area, which includes the food, nutraceutical and veterinary sectors. The members of our network embrace new and evolving technologies. We introduce to them to enable our customers to deliver cutting edge solutions for the end user. Each of our regions has its own degreed Food Technology Specialists, which includes a staff of 110 colleagues (of which more than 70 are food technologists) demonstrating the importance of these activities to the Azelis Group," said Tonio Grassmann, Azelis Food&Health Specialties, Group Coordinator.
The Azelis Group European members are: Azelis UK, Broste LTD. which covers Scotland, England and Ireland; Azelis Scandinavia Broste A/S -- which includes Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia; Azelis Italia -- Giulio Gross -- which covers Italy; Azelis Spain -- Impex Quimica SA -- for Spain; Azelis Benelux -- including Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg; Azelis France -- Arnaud SA -- for Fr