Puratos has announced the appointment of Axieo as the distributor of industrial chocolate and compound products for the Australian and New Zealand food manufacturing sector, effective 1st September 2019.
Axieo supplies specialty and functional ingredients to its customers through relationships with partners across the globe.
Axieo’s general manager of chocolate and marketing, Chris Bolden, commented, “Puratos is the perfect chocolate and compound partner for Axieo. They source the finest cocoa ingredients, display innovation through Cacao -Trace (in -house programme for sustainably sourcing cocoa), provide efficiencies via vertical integration, and craft their products utilising traditional methods. Most importantly, Puratos understands and shares our consumers’ love of chocolate.”
Puratos offers a range of products, raw materials and expertise across a variety of applications in the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors. In their markets, Axieo will supply Puratos’ Belcolade (“the real Belgian Chocolate”), Chocolanté (chocolate), and Carat (compound chocolate).
Marco Stampfli, managing director for Puratos Australia and New Zealand said, “Puratos is delighted to commence our partnership with Axieo. With their technical expertise, best in
-class customer care, premium product portfolios and supply chain excellence, Axieo has a strong platform, network and commitment to building our chocolate business in Australia and New Zealand. We look forward to working closely with Axieo.”