The French family-owned manufacturer of natural cosmetic ingredients, specialising in the production of squalane from vegetable origin, has chosen Essential Ingredients as their partner to distribute their ranges of olive squalane and other natural ingredients throughout the United States and Canada.
“We are honored that Sophim has entrusted us as their distribution channel partner in the United States and Canada. At Essential Ingredients, expanding our product offering with natural, high-performing, functional ingredients that meet market trends are critical in allowing us to better serve our customers,” said April Yeager, SVP and General Manager of Essential Ingredients. “We are excited to be able to offer this portfolio to our North American customers, and we look forward to building a strong, lasting relationship with the team at Sophim for years to come.”
A family-owned company located in the south of France, Sophim manufactures natural cosmetic ingredients. Specialized in oleochemistry, Sophim is an expert in olive squalane production, in addition to other natural ingredients manufactured from olive. In September 2023, the company secured has secured a EUR 20 million funding round to accelerate its growth and double its production capacity at its two industrial sites.
“Our distributors are experts in their markets. They have perfect knowledge of the trends and requirements of customers and consumers. Strengthening our network enables Sophim to pursue its international development in a qualitative way, by relying on experienced partners,” says Alexis Margnat, Managing Director of Sophim.