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Hemp Food Products: Good for Your Health, Great for the Environment

Hemp has traditionally been grown as a source of fibre, from which everything from fabric and textiles to paper and rope can be manufactured.  In recent times, however, more and more interest has turned to the use of hemp as a commercial food source. Hemp seeds are protein and nutrient rich, and can be processed into products such as flour, oil, dairy-free milk substitute and protein powder.



Norkem exhibits at ChemUK in September

Norkem are delighted to announce they are exhibiting at ChemUK, the UK’s premier chemicals supply exhibition, in September 2021. ChemUK, the UK’s Chemical Industry Supply Chain Expo, consists of two component pieces - an Expo and a speaker programme respectively- which brings together key players in the UK’s industrial chemicals, biochemical, chemicals processing & chemical product formulation industries. 


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.