Omega Ingredients announces partnership with Italian manufacturer


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British biotechnology company Omega Ingredients has announced a deal to distribute high-quality citrus oils used in cosmetics for an Italian manufacturer.

Misitano & Stracuzzi, an essential citrus oils manufacturer operating in the Messina region of Italy, will use Omega Ingredient’s distribution efforts to establish a foothold in the UK market.

The company’s oils are kosher, halal-certified and include natural clementine oil and pink grapefruit oil. They will be used to produce a variety of products including cosmetics and foods.   

Steve Pearce, CEO and founder of Omega Ingredients, said:“The tradition and exceptional quality that comes through in these products is self-evident, and it’s a pleasure for us to be able to offer the Misitano & Stracuzzi brand in the UK.” ​  

Marrying the old and the new

Pearce continued:“Beginning a partnership with a company which has one of the oldest histories of essential citrus oils processing and production in Italy is very exciting for Omega Ingredients.”

”We are extremely keen to marry the old with the new, as we establish the prestigious heritage and excellence of Misitano & Stracuzzi essential oils within our product offering to the UK market.”

Misitano & Stracuzzi CEO

Antonio Stracuzzi, CEO of Misitano & Stracuzzi, expressed equal enthusiasm for the project:“Misitano and Stracuzzi are thrilled to announce this partnership with Omega Ingredients, who will now represent us in the UK as we grow our business in this market.”

“We are extremely proud of our tradition, processing citrus fruit and producing citrus essential oils in Messina, Sicily for almost 100 years.”

The company was founded in the early 20th century and is one of the oldest producers of essential oils in Sicily, where growing conditions are ideal for citrus plants. They produce a range of products including distillates, concentrates, terpenes and floral petitgrains.

Omega Ingredients

Omega Ingredients is an award-winning UK biochemistry company founded in 2001. They specialize in combining biochemistry with natural materials, and export products to the international food, drink and cosmetics markets.

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