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Record first half of the year for Norkem Group’s Food and Drink Department >

Global Chemical Stockist and Distributor Norkem, who’s headquarters are based in the United Kingdom, is celebrating as the companies Food and Drink Department records its highest yet Q1 and Q2 sales figures this year. The dedicated team which is responsible for sales into the international food and drink industry has credited the boost to a number of key developments.

The appointment of a new UK Account Manager in 2015 helped the team gain a number of key customers allowing steady and impressive growth with sales to the soft drinks industry in particular having shown very strong performance.

In addition to recruitment, the company’s dedication to ensuring compliance in all areas of this highly regulated industry saw Norkem obtain its BRC Global Agents and Brokers accreditation in December 2015.  BRC Global Standards was the first standard to be recognised as meeting the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmark and ensures the highest levels of competence in all key areas of food safety.

A spokesman for Norkems Food Team commented “The BRC accreditation as well as the other important testing and quality measures we have in place for the sale of our products gives our customers the confidence they need to continually award us their business. As our mission statement says – our aim is to be our customers preferred first choice supplier for all their chemical needs.”

He continued “An extensive product range combined with our in-depth knowledge of the industry are all contributing to help us achieve that goal.  The continued expansion of the department has been rewarded with impressive sales growth so far in 2016 and we have achieved year on year growth of 56%.”

Norkem also offer a wide selection of products for sale into the Agrochemical, Animal Feed, Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Building sectors.  With an annual turnover in excess of £160 million in 2015 the business continues to show consistent growth across all sectors.