ISC Gums announced that IMCD, a distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, has been appointed its distribution channel to market for its gum acacia products across the United States, effective immediately. ISC Gums is the leading manufacturer of gum acacia products available in organic, non-GMO, kosher and halal.

“IMCD prides itself with exceptional service and technical support, serving a multitude of manufacturing markets with a vast sales force and tactically located warehouses throughout North America,” said Matthew Berliner, Vice President, ISC Gums. “The strategic change to ISC Gums’ distribution model is integral to our growth strategy and we are thrilled to have IMCD be an important part of this new chapter for our company.”

Established in 1941, ISC Gums continues to invest in its growth with an improved distribution channel, a new European manufacturing facility, key hires in quality control, research and development, production and marketing. Future projects in the pipeline include a new research and development laboratory, new agglomeration technology, additional equipment for spray drying and blending – investments for further growth in North America and throughout the globe. 

“It is an exciting time to enter this expanded relationship with ISC Gums and be part of their growth story throughout the United Sates,” said Devin Chan, Americas Director, IMCD Food & Nutrition. “With a rich history founded on quality and ethically sound practices, ISC Gums is company we are proud to represent in this region and introduce to other markets across the nation.”

This new distribution agreement builds upon an existing relationship in the Western United States between ISC Gums and HORN, a company acquired by and soon to be integrated with IMCD. IMCD will represent ISC Gums across multiple industries within its territory including food, nutrition, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, personal care and animal nutrition.