Japan’s Nisshin OilliO Group has selected Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH as its distributor of beauty and personal care ingredients in Germany, effective 1 February.

Nisshin OilliO manufactures, processes and distributes edible oils, with operations in oils and fats, modified fats, fine chemicals and foods. Its fine chemicals unit manufactures and supplies cosmetic raw materials and chemical ingredients.

“We are very impressed with Nisshin OilliO's range of speciality ingredients for the beauty and personal care market and are honoured to have these innovative products as part of the Hammonia Oleo portfolio,” said Marc Schlüter, managing director at Hammonia Oleo, which markets and distributes oleochemicals, waxes and natural products and their derivatives.

Hammonia Oleo said Nisshin OilliO’s portfolio of products included low and high polar esters, as well emulsifying and gelling agents.
“Our products are utilised to manufacture high quality cosmetic products and have been used for many years in a large number of international brands”, said Keiichi Oyama, assistant general manager of fine chemicals at Nisshin OilliO. “Working with Hammonia Oleo will enable us to access a larger marketplace in Germany than we currently cater to.”