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Barentz to distribute ACT Polyols’ glucose sweeteners and plant proteins in North America

By Food in Canada staff   

Processing Ingredients & Additives ACT Polyols Barentz Protein isolates Rice sweeteners

Barentz has been appointed as the exclusive North American distributor for ACT Polyols (ACT), a Pakistan-based manufacturer of Non-GMO Project Verified and Certified Organic rice-derived sweeteners and proteins.

Available in both organic and conventional grades, ACT’s natural sweeteners and protein isolates can be found in a variety of food products including beverages, desserts, confectionery, energy bars, baked goods and dietary supplements.

“We’re excited to welcome ACT into the Barentz family,” says Mike Emrich, president, Human Nutrition, North America. “ACT’s line of clean label sweeteners and proteins fills the growing demand of North American consumers to bring organic, natural and sustainable foods into their homes. Food manufacturers can expect to benefit from a dynamic, professional team who are eager to work with them and offer customizable solutions. Additionally, we’re proud that ACT’s vision to be the benchmark in quality, innovation, safety, and customer satisfaction supports our key initiatives.”

Asad Iqbal, CEO, ACT Polyols, feels that “the confluence of values of ACT and Barentz makes for a strong relationship between us. Barentz’s global reach, especially their extensive network in the North American market enables us to obtain customer insights that form the cornerstone of our mission to be the most innovative and quality conscious supplier of sweeteners and proteins. We are thrilled to be part of Barentz global network.”

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