Primient Covation LLC (“CovationBio™ PDO”) expands the distribution territory of Essential Ingredients to include the western United States.

Lawrenceville, Georgia (July 26, 2023)

CovationBio™ PDO today announced it has expanded the Beauty and Personal Care distribution territory of Essential Ingredients (“EI”) for Zemea® propanediol to include the western United States. Essential Ingredients has been a distribution partner for Zemea® propanediol in the eastern United States since 2007.

“Essential Ingredients continues to prove themselves to be a trusted distribution partner. Through shared core values, customer intimacy, and a deep understanding of market and regulatory trends, Essential Ingredients delivers innovative solutions and outstanding service to our beauty and personal care customers,” said John Hurban, vice president, sales and marketing – CovationBio PDO. “CovationBio PDO is proud to partner with EI and is excited to drive growth in new regions.”

“Since we began representing Zemea® in 2007, we’ve seen continued growth of the product throughout our customer base,” said April Yeager, senior vice president and general manager – Essential Ingredients. “We are so grateful that CovationBio PDO has entrusted us to develop relationships in the western United States and we look forward to continued success.”

About CovationBio™ PDO
Primient Covation LLC (“CovationBio™ PDO”) is the world’s largest producer of 100 percent bio-based 1,3 propanediol (“PDO”). By using nature as a source, CovationBio PDO transforms a plant-based feedstock into high performance products containing Susterra® propanediol and Zemea® propanediol. Susterra® and Zemea® are trademarks of Covation Biomaterials LLC or its affiliates.

About Zemea®
Zemea® propanediol is a natural, 100 percent plant-based alternative to petroleum-based glycols for formulators who desire a multifunctional and innovative ingredient that delivers a balance of high performance and sustainability in a variety of consumer applications including cosmetics and personal care, food and flavors, pharmaceuticals, and laundry and household cleaners. It answers consumer demand for high-performance products that are safe, pure, and good for the environment.