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Norkem’s Iodine Derivative Product Range Meets High Worldwide Demand


In the chemicals supply world, certain chemicals go in and out of high demand. As anyone involved in the chemicals industry will know, certain chemicals may see a spike in demand - whether that’s due to recent government approvals, a recent FDA approval or simply an increase in research. In recent months, chemicals supply companies like Norkem have experienced a high demand for iodine and iodine derivative products, from a variety of industry sectors. This demand can mean that, for some, iodine is proving difficult to source. 


Here at Norkem, however, we are pleased to report a steady stock of iodine products despite the recent scarcity, and are able to continue supplying our clients with our iodine products. Learn more here: 





How Norkem’s product range can help you avoid the UK’s new sugar and salt tax


Here at Norkem, we are proud to be a leading supplier of chemicals, nutrients and supplements to ensure that no matter what your industry needs, we can provide. One particular sector which has seen a great deal of change in recent years is the nutritional sector: as the focus shifts towards a greater degree of health and nutrition in foodstuffs and additives and a lesser degree of sugars and salts in food and drink. 


Company Update: Norkem’s Spanish Branch Expands


Norkem is pleased to report that its Spanish branch is undergoing an exciting expansion in multiple sectors after a successful quarter. In 2021, Norkem’s global divisions are going from strength to strength, and as a result have seen growth in a number of key areas over the past few months to remain a leader in the chemicals supply chain. 


A recent personnel development in Sales has seen a member of the team take responsibility for the Food and Detergent sector for both Spain and Italy. These dynamic sectors have continued to be central to Norkem’s recent success, with exciting new developments and product expansions in each attracting new business in the chemicals distribution sector. 


Norkem Set To Attend The Ingredients Show In July


Norkem is delighted to announce that they have confirmed their place to exhibit at The Ingredients Show, set to take place in July in Birmingham, UK.  The Ingredients Show, to be held in the NEC from the 5th-7th July, is one of the UK’s most exclusive food and drink based events for exhibiting supplements and nutritional additives. Norkem’s exhibition will feature one of the most exciting updates to our product range; our GOFOS portfolio, as well as our expanded range of Hemp products. 


How are high-fibre supplements helping fight COVID-19?


Here at Norkem, we’re proud to support the fight against COVID-19. Whether we’re supplying much-needed chemicals to the healthcare industry or helping supply laboratory stocks, we’ve been keeping vital industries moving during the pandemic and continued our chemicals supply service throughout the last year. Recent research has revealed that Norkem is helping in another unexpected way: through our provision of high-quality fibrous dietary supplements. A study of symptoms suffered by COVID-19 patients has shown that high-fibre diets may prove instrumental in helping people recover from the impact of COVID-19: particularly when it comes to minimising ‘Long Covid’ symptoms of inflammation in the gut.



GOFOS Supply Remains Strong Following Brexit


Norkem, a key part of the supply chain bringing GOFOS nationwide to the UK, has reported a surge in demand for the sugar replacement. Talks of Brexit trade deals between the EU and Israel, the home of the GOFOS production company Galam, could see trade ramping up between the two nations - clearing the way for GOFOS to be more widely introduced across the UK.