Connell Brothers Expands Distribution Partnership With Kalsec® to India and Bangladesh

April 25, 2013 — Press Releases,
Company steadily increasing market share of food and pharma ingredient distribution in Asia-Pacific

SAN FRANCISCO – April 25, 2013 – Connell Brothers, the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and industrial ingredients in Asia-Pacific, announced today that it has expanded its partnership with Kalsec® Inc. for distribution to the India and Bangladesh markets.  Kalsec® is a producer of spice and herb flavor extracts, natural colors and antioxidants for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

“We are excited to begin introducing our customers in India and Bangladesh to the quality ingredients that Kalsec® is known for,” said Peter Kam, regional food director for Connell Brothers.  “Our strong partnership with Kalsec® has brought many business opportunities to both of our companies.  It is a partnership that we truly value and one that we look forward to continuing for years to come.”

“Connell Brothers Company (India) Pvt. Ltd. is a very natural fit for Kalsec®. With their experience, dedication to customer service and market knowledge across the food and beverage industries, we are looking forward to developing new relationships in this highly dynamic and growing marketplace,” said Paul Filby, vice president of international business for Kalsec®.

Connell Brothers Company (India) Pvt. Ltd. has office locations in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and Kolkata, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh, with technical and sales networks across the region.  Just last year, Connell Brothers announced the opening of its new warehouse in Mumbai to accommodate its flourishing business in the region. The company operates in 17 countries across Asia-Pacific.

Connell Brothers also has distribution agreements with Kalsec® in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

For further information on the availability of Kalsec®’s ingredients in India or Bangladesh, please contact Peter Kam at