MP Gokyo Food & Chemical enters partnership with DKSH in Europe

MP Gokyo Food & Chemical markets TAMAVISCO® worldwide, a 100% plant-based rheology modifier derived from Tamarind seeds. We are pleased to announce that MP Gokyo Food & Chemical has signed an exclusive distributorship agreement for TAMAVISCO® in the Europe region* with DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients.
*Territory: Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom

TAMAVISCO® is an “advanced” plant-based polymer by upcycling the seeds of Tamarindus Indica L., which are by-products of edible tamarind fruit pulps. It functions as a thickener with luxurious sensory profile and as a unique gelling agent to bring fresh ideas of textures. TAMAVISCO® was launched in July 2021 to meet the growing demands of clean and safe ingredients in cosmetics and personal care markets.
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With the strong support by DKSH’s sophisticated and specialized commercial and technical teams, as well as extensive distribution network, we expect our TAMAVISCO® to deeply penetrate into the European market and contribute to customers’ product developments.

About DKSH
DKSH’s purpose is to enrich people’s lives. For more than 150 years, they have been delivering growth for companies in Asia and beyond across our Business Units Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Performance Materials, and Technology. As a leading Market Expansion Services provider, they offer sourcing, market insights, marketing and sales, eCommerce, distribution and logistics as well as after-sales services. DKSH is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business. Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, DKSH operates in 37 markets with 32,600 specialists, generating net sales of CHF 11.3 billion in 2022. The DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials distributes specialty chemicals and ingredients for food, pharmaceutical, personal care, and various industrial applications. With 53 innovation centers and regulatory support worldwide, they create cutting-edge formulations that comply with local regulations. With around 1,650 specialists, the Business Unit generated net sales of CHF 1.5 billion in 2022. 

About MP Gokyo Food & Chemical
MP Gokyo Food & Chemical is a distributor and manufacturer of a wide variety of ingredients that are essential to daily life. From Japan, we provide high-quality and unique original polysaccharides suitable for personal care and cosmetic products.

For any questions, please contact:
MP Gokyo Food & Chemical Co., Ltd.
Corporate Business Development
TEL: +81-6-7177-6874
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