Cornelius Group plc

Cornelius is an independent European manufacturer and distributor of raw materials and speciality ingredients supporting new product development in the health & nutrition, care products and industrial markets. Cornelius has an extensive portfolio of speciality and commodity products and was originally founded in 1935, by Dr. Ernst Gustav Cornelius. Today, the company is a leading independent European distributor of branded and own brand products to a wide range of markets. Having built up an extensive portfolio of speciality solutions backed by a network of warehousing and strong working relationships with suppliers, the company prides itself on providing security and reliability of supply with great customer service. As a result, Cornelius is now established as a major distribution business in the U.K, France, Poland, Russia and the Nordic region. Cornelius lists leading global consumer brands among its customers and has global sourcing offices in China and India to tap into the vast growth potential in those regions. It is a vibrant and energetic business with a unique culture and a strong and proven commitment to sustainable and ethical working practices. With expertise in logistics and distribution, and decades of technical product knowledge, Cornelius brings bespoke cost reducing innovation for customers� product development requirements. The company understands the needs of critical specifications in today�s fast paced supply industry and is working together with its partners to deliver the competitive advantage. In 2015, Cornelius enjoyed sales of around L65 million and employs 150 people, shipping raw materials and speciality ingredients to customers in over 30 countries.