Oat Cosmetics Announces New Distributor for Iberian Peninsula

15th October 2019, Southampton, UK – Oat Cosmetics, part of Oat Services Ltd, and specialists in high quality natural cosmetic ingredients, has appointed a new distributor to manage sales across Spain and Portugal’s growing personal care markets. 

Spain’s cosmetics and personal care market is now the 5th largest in Europe, with its value – currently estimated at over €7bn – expected to rise significantly in the coming years. Notably, the categories of personal hygiene and skincare account for more than half of Spain’s thriving cosmetics and personal care market – representing a significant opportunity for our highly efficacious, natural ingredients in the country. In order to maximise this potential, Oat Cosmetics recognise the importance of working with a highly knowledgeable and experienced distribution partner across Spain and Portugal and are thus delighted to announce the recent appointment of SAEQUIM to manage sales in these promising markets.

SAEQUIM, a company of the Comercial Química Massó Group, are well-established in the distribution of cosmetic ingredients and, valuably, also have a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility – ensuring social development and environmental improvement are at the forefront of day-to-day operations. SAEQUIM will distribute Oat Cosmetics’ full portfolio of COSMOS APPROVED ingredients: Oat COM, an advanced colloidal oatmeal, also available as part of Oat BioBeadsOat Lipid e, a premium oat oil rich in moisture regulating ceramides, and luxurious texturiser, Oat SILK. Oat Cosmetics’ high-quality actives, including aurafirm, a fermented oat range, and AvenaPLex, an anti-ageing lipid complex, will also be available through SAEQUIM. In addition to this portfolio of oat-derived ingredients, Virgin Poppy Seed Oil, a natural, sustainable oil rich in sterols and Vitamin E will be promoted.

FCR Department Manager, Berta Oncins commented: “Oat Cosmetics’ portfolio of oat-derived cosmetic ingredients is the perfect match to the current naturalness and sustainability trends seen across Spain and Portugal’s personal care markets. We believe that our customers will be astounded by the efficacy, quality and sensorial properties of Oat Cosmetic’s ingredients, especially with the likes of their latest release, AvenaPLex.”

When asked about Oat Cosmetics’ appointment of a new distributor in Spain and Portugal, Roberta Migliore, International Sales Manager at Oat Cosmetics’ commented: “We are thrilled to be working with SAEQUIM, a distributor strongly committed to social and environmental responsibility, to utilise their wealth of knowledge and experience to reach our full potential in both Spain and Portugal’s growing beauty and personal care markets.”

For more information on Oat Cosmetics full offering click here or alternatively contact Angus Robertson, Head of Sales on +44 2380 767228 or email ar@oat.co.uk. To contact SAEQUIM visit https://www.saequim.com/.

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