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Thai food supplement manufacturer transfers substantial part of its business to DKSH

by December 29, 2016 General

Media releaseThai food supplement manufacturer transfers substantial part of its business to DKSHThe food supplements manufactured by Scotch Industrial Co. Ltd are very popular among the Thai population – Scotch Bird’s Nest and Scotch’s Essence of Chicken are synonymous for a healthy lifestyle. DKSH now assumes marketing and sales of Scotch’s products in Thailand and paves the way for further expansion in other Asian markets.Dr. Joerg Wolle, President & CEO of DKSH: “A strategic success for DKSH in one of the most relevant markets in Asia.”Bangkok, Thailand, December 29, 2016 – DKSH’s Business Unit Consumer Goods, Asia’s leading Market Expansion Services provider for fast-moving consumer goods of international and local brands, has been appointed by Scotch Industrial Co. Ltd, Bangkok, to exclusively market, sell and distribute the company’s products across Thailand.Scotch was founded in 1983 in Bangkok, employs 1,000 specialists and manufactures around 700 million bottles of drinks per year. The company is the market leader for bird’s nest tonics. Other products from Scotch include Essence of Chicken, Scotch Collagen and Scotch Puree.Scotch now transfers its marketing, sales as well as distribution activities for all of its brands and products to DKSH – Thailand’s largest service provider in the consumer goods sector. DKSH has a decade-long experience, especially in the field of food supplements and tonics. Scotch will benefit from DKSH’s dedicated sales team and its unique, country-wide capillary distribution network. DKSH will drive excellence in sales and in-store execution as well as create sustainable demand by providing a positive shopper experience with the Scotch brand at every point of sale in Thailand.The market for food supplements has seen a sustainable and dynamic development all over South East Asia. To leverage on these opportunities, DKSH and Scotch have signed an additional memorandum to expand their partnership to further Asian markets such as Malaysia, Singapore or Vietnam. DKSH had successfully introduced Scotch’s products in Myanmar five years ago.Dr. Joerg Wolle, President & CEO, DKSH: “The agreement is a strategic success for DKSH in one of the most relevant markets in Asia and at the same time an impressive proof of our expertise. Following the successful introduction in Myanmar, Scotch, as a widely respected Thai manufacturer, now entrusts us with its home market. With 110 years of presence in Thailand, our 11,000 local specialists and our capillary distribution network, we have the competences and the professionalism to ensure that Scotch will reach its targets.”“The cooperation with DKSH is a milestone in our 30 year-history: we are pleased that our partner DKSH will ensure that our tonics of high-quality are available and visible all over Thailand and in other Asian markets. We are convinced that DKSH’s decade-long, unmatched experience in the tonics business will further support our sustainable growth path,” said Sompoch Chavalvechakul, Marketing Director, Scotch Industrial (Thailand) Co., Ltd.About DKSHDKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. As the term “Market Expansion Services” suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2012, DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich. With 770 business locations in 36 countries – 740 of them in Asia – and 28,300 specialized staff, DKSH generated net sales of CHF 10.1 billion in 2015. DKSH was founded in 1865. With strong Swiss heritage, the company has a long tradition of doing business in and with Asia and is deeply rooted in communities and businesses across Asia Pacific.DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods is Asia’s leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on fast moving consumer goods, food services, luxury goods, fashion and lifestyle products as well as hair and skin cosmetics. The Business Unit’s comprehensive Market Expansion Services extend from product feasibility studies and registration to importation, customs clearance, marketing and merchandising, sales, warehousing, capillary physical distribution, invoicing, cash collection and after-sales services. With 680 business locations in 20 countries and around 14,770 specialized staff, Business Unit Consumer Goods serves 310,000 retail outlets on a daily basis and generated net sales of CHF 3.9 billion in 2015.For further information please contact:
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