Alchem Opens Minneapolis Office


MINNEAPOLIS—India-based manufacturer of extracts and their purified derivatives, Alchem International Ltd., opened its first North American office in Minneapolis, which will cater to the rapidly growing demand in North America for GMP (good manufacturing practice) manufacturers of extracts and their purified derivatives for the supplement, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Its sales and marketing office will be spearheaded by Laurent Leduc, former VP of Frutarom Health Inc.The company has three FDA-approved facilities that comply with international GMP standards.

“I’m very excited about opening Alchem’s first North American office and welcome the opportunity to offer to the supplement and cosmetic industries premium quality ingredients and formulations supported by science," Leduc said. “My role will be to introduce the region to Alchem and its portfolio of high-quality ingredients, and to increase service to our customers in North America."

Raman Mehta, CEO of Alchem International, added: “Our goal is to build long-term supplier relations with manufacturers that, like Alchem, are dedicated to quality and that share our passion to help consumers live a healthy life. Alchem is improving the bioavailability of well-known dietary supplement ingredients, such as silymarin and curcumin, via proprietary technology and is developing new proprietary topical blends for the cosmetics industry."