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Garzanti Specialties Appointed as BioAktive Distributor in Italy

BioAktive, a supplier of plant based functional ingredients for cosmetics and personal care, has announced the appointment of Garzanti Specialties as their distributor in Italy. Previously handled directly from BioAktive's offices in Limburgerhof Germany, all business for BioAktive's core portfolio of products will be handled by Garzanti Specialties including existing BioAktive customers.

With existing business in Italy, a healthy pipeline and strong interest in BioAktive’s core portfolio of products such as Natralite, HydraMaxx and DermaMaxx, this new partnership will allow for a stronger presence, more growth and better support in the Italian market with Garzanti Specialties holding inventory, sample stock, and offering sales and technical support for customers.

“We chose Garzanti Specialties because of their long experience, their commitment to service and their track record of success in the Italian market," says Robin Willmann, BioAktive Cofounder. "We have a very similar approach and great synergy. They understand our products and value proposition and are a fantastic team of people. We are very confident in our collaboration."

Italy is one of the top markets in Europe for personal care and cosmetics, with over 600 producers. Garzanti believes that the BioAktive portfolio will be warmly received in the Italian market. In particular, Natralite is highly potential in Italy, as in many markets, as customers seek to find alternatives to silicones for regulatory or marketing reasons.

“We as Garzanti choose BioAktive because we have a common view of the business and of the future.” Says Stefano Lodi, Innovation and Sales Manager at Garzanti Specialties. “We are investing our passion, competence and knowledge to deliver “greener” products and concepts to the Italian market. We have been working as a pioneer since many years with Botanicals and Green Products in Animal Health and Nutrition, in Nutraceuticals and Food Supplements and now we are starting a new chapter of our green attitude in Cosmetic Market!”

About BioAktive

BioAktive is a supplier of functional, plant-derived ingredients for use personal care and cosmetics. Our products are inspired by nature and designed to provide real value and functionality for our customers as they develop products in skin care, hair care, cosmetics, soaps and toiletries. Our portfolio includes natural-derived alternatives to common chemical products such as silicone oils and petroleum jelly as well as plant based functional ingredients such as our emulsion concentrates and other lipid based emollients. BioAktive is BioAktive Specialty Products, part of BioAktive Group Inc, a US company supplying best in class ingredients, raw materials and solutions across industries.

About Garzanti Specialties

Garzanti Specialties was founded in 1921 by Aldo Garzanti, a mentor in the editorial field and, in that of specialties of course. For almost a century Garzanti Specialties has represented an excellence in the Italian Chemical Industry. Thanks to its competence and knowledge, Garzanti Specialties has been trusted during the years by outstanding realities such as DuPont de Nemours, PPG, Evonik who has chosen Garzanti Specialties to penetrate the market and supply their technologies all over Italy.

For over 20 years Garzanti Specialties has been heading toward quality and innovation, developing top industries like Animal Nutrition, Food Ingredients, Food Supplements and Personal Care.

Garzanti Specialties is committed to maintain the highest quality standards.

The road is mapped: every day we imagine and we work to build a better future.

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