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May 13 2024, David R Brown

Safic-Alcan boosts position in the nutraceutical sector with acquisition of Beck Ingredients

Safic-Alcan, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals, has acquired of Beck Ingredients SL, a prominent distributor of nutraceutical chemicals in Spain and neighboring regions. The acquisition marks a significant step forward in Safic-Alcan's strategic expansion and solidifies its presence in the growing nutraceutical market.

We are eager to capitalize on Beck's expertise to expand their successful model across a broader geographical scope

Jose Lora
Managing Director Life Sciences at Safic-Alcan

Founded in 2016 by Victor Ramon Ortuño and Anan Yin in Barcelona, Beck Ingredients has emerged as a trusted supplier of essential ingredients, including amino acids, vitamins, and other actives, catering primarily to the nutraceutical sector in Spain, Portugal, France, and Italy. The addition of Beck Ingredients to Safic-Alcan's portfolio enhances the company's offerings in the nutraceutical sector, leveraging synergies to drive further growth and development across Europe.

“We are delighted to welcome Victor, Anan, and the entire Beck Ingredients team to the Safic-Alcan Group. Their entrepreneurial ethos aligns seamlessly with our organizational culture,” remarked Yann Lissillour, CEO of Safic-Alcan Group.

“We are eager to capitalize on Beck's expertise to expand their successful model across a broader geographical scope. We anticipate showcasing this impactful alliance at Vitafoods in Geneva next week, marking yet another milestone in our journey to advance our life science activities,” added Jose Lora, Managing Director Life Sciences and executive committee member.

Victor Ramon Ortuño, CEO of Beck Ingredients, continued, “We are excited to join Safic-Alcan family and begin this new chapter together. The integration of the two organizations with complementary business models will enable us to enhance the services and products we offer to our valued customers,”

About Safic-Alcan
Safic-Alcan is a multinational distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients headquartered in Paris La Défense (France). The Company develops and provides wide range of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics, polyurethane, lubricants, detergency, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals industries. With a network of 37 offices strategically located in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Middle East and Asia, the company represents state-of-the art manufacturers around the world. Safic-Alcan employs more than 800 people worldwide and generated a turnover of EUR 910 million in 2023.

Source(s): Safic-Alcan Press Release

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