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Cognis Signs Agreement With InterMed Discovery

April 3, 2008

GERMANY: Cognis has acquired an interest in InterMed Discovery GmbH and at the same time signed a cooperation agreement.

According to the global specialty chemicals supplier, it has thus ensured access to one of the world’s largest natural product databases and exclusive access to selected potential active ingredients for specific applications in functional foods, dietary supplements as well as personal and home care products.

This cooperation with InterMed Discovery also allows Cognis to strengthen its portfolio of natural source products and compounds and to create the basis for further success in the innovation-driven growth markets of wellness and sustainability.

“The combination of InterMed Discovery’s natural product data and active ingredients with Cognis’ know-how and market expertise in nutrition and cosmetics creates a unique platform for the development of new, innovative products and thus strengthens our market position,” said Norbert Weitkemper, director strategic business development nutrition and health at Cognis.
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