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03.06.2019 – 14:02

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The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in North America and AB Enzymes enter into a mutually exclusive distribution agreement

Dear all, Please find attached a press release from Brenntag Food & Nutrition North America on a new authorization with AB Enzymes, Inc., for the distribution of enzymes in the United States and Canada. For further information please see the press release. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have further questions. Best regards, Hubertus Spethmann

Reading, June 3, 2019

The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in North America and AB Enzymes enter into a mutually exclusive distribution agreement

The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in North America, part of the Brenntag Group, announces a new authorization with AB Enzymes, Inc., for the distribution of enzymes in the United States and Canada.

AB Enzymes specializes in developing, manufacturing, and supplying enzymes for food and nutrition applications worldwide. The new agreement allows Brenntag to distribute AB Enzymes' product line that includes:

- VERON® for baking, flour milling, and pasta applications for process 
  optimization, better dough handling, and narrower process control.
- ROHALASE® for grain and oilseed manufacturing processes to optimize efficiency
  and increase performance.
- ROHAMENT® for fruits, vegetables, juices, and wines for optimal cellulose 
  breakdown, increased quality, and improved clarification and filtration.
- ROHAPECT® for fruits, vegetables, juices, and wines for optimal pectin 
  breakdown, increased quality, and improved clarification and filtration.
- ROHAVIN® for fruits, vegetables, juices, and wines for optimal pectin 
  breakdown, increased quality, and improved clarification and filtration.
- COROLASE® for protein processing and modification to improve digestibility and
  antioxidant capability, and reduction in allergenic compounds.

"Our relationship with AB enzymes exemplifies Brenntag's commitment to providing customers with the highest quality products from leading manufacturers. We are confident that Brenntag's Food & Nutrition team, with the support of AB enzymes technical capabilities and enzyme offering, will bring significant value to our customers," said Larry Davis, Vice President Brenntag Food & Nutrition North America.

"We see a great fit and high synergies of enzymes with the portfolio of Brenntag to the Baking and Food industries. Combining our capabilities creates powerful new options for our customers," said Martin Schaffrannek, Global Sales Director for AB Enzymes. "Our customers will benefit from the proven expertise and the wide regional coverage of the Brenntag team. Our teams will work together with our customers to provide novel solutions and an enhanced level of service," adds Greg LeFebvre, N. America Regional Director, AB Enzymes.

AB Enzymes are headquartered in Germany and provides enzyme solutions to meet functional and technical requirements of their customers using their R&D labs and manufacturing facilities.

About Brenntag Food & Nutrition:

The Food & Nutrition business unit of Brenntag, part of the Brenntag Group, is a leading provider of food ingredients to the marketplaces around the globe. We built a reputation of partnering with the best suppliers of ingredients and additives and deliver right to our customers' needs and requirements. With more than 750 dedicated employees, a presence in 76 countries and 28 application and development centers, Brenntag's Food & Nutrition unit provides technical expertise, tailor-made formulation and application solutions, a broad portfolio of specialty and commodity ingredients and profound industry know-how in the segments meat, poultry & fish processing, bakery & bread, dairy & ice cream, beverages, chocolate & confectionary, convenience food and fruit & vegetable processing. Brenntag's Food & Nutrition unit makes its business partners "Sense the difference."

For more information, please visit www.brenntag.com/food-nutrition

About AB Enzymes:

AB Enzymes are part of ABF Ingredients (ABFI) a division of Associated British Foods, comprising of a global community of ingredient companies operating under their own identities. Fueled by high capabilities in innovation and supply chain agility, the business develops, produces and markets high value ingredients for a wide range of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care and other industrial applications for customers worldwide. From our headquarters in Germany, to manufacturing in Finland, to experts in over 60 countries worldwide, AB Enzymes truly understand the meaning of global presence. The tradition and sustainable strength of our company and the affiliation to ABF Ingredients make us a safe choice for our partners, minimizing their risk. Our constantly high product performance is an asset customers can rely on. Our products range from food grade enzymes for baking and fruit juice processing, grains and vegetable oil seeds processing, to enzymes for animal feed and technical applications: pulp and paper, textiles and laundry detergents.

For more information on AB Enzymes, please visit https://www.abenzymes.com/en/

Press contact for Brenntag North America:
Talitha Poore
Brenntag North America, Inc.
5083 Pottsville Pike
USA - Reading, PA 19605
Telephone: +1 (610) 916-3825
E-Mail: brenntag@brenntag.com
www.brenntagnorthamerica.com