DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences selects Essential Ingredients as sole channel partner for cleaning markets throughout United States and Canada

WILMINGTON, Del., June 29, 2020 – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) and Essential Ingredients have reached an expanded distribution agreement in which Essential Ingredients will be the exclusive distributor for DuPont’s cleaning enzyme solutions in the United States and Canada for the household, industrial and institutional market segment.

“Our team at Essential Ingredients is very grateful to DuPont for the opportunity to exclusively represent their collection of enzymes in the U.S and Canada cleaning markets,” said H. Harrison Finney, VP of Sales and Marketing at Essential Ingredients. “DuPont has been a valued partner of ours since 2015, and we have established a strong relationship through our shared desire to go above and beyond in order to help our customers create the best products possible. We look forward to continuing to delight customers and helping grow the DuPont enzyme business for years to come.” 

DuPont’s enzymes offer next generation cleaning for next generation living to customers and end consumers.

“We’re always working to optimize our network of channel partners in the region and are happy to be able to expand our successful partnership with Essential Ingredients,” said Justin Conklin, North America sales leader, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences. “With help from Essential Ingredients, we’ll be able to provide the best service to our current customers and grow by bringing our innovative products to new customers. Together we can inspire more sustainable, cost-efficient cleaning solutions in the United States and Canada.”

From the lab to the home, DuPont’s cleaning solutions, including the PREFERENZ® line of laundry enzymes and EXCELLENZ® line of dishwashing enzymes, deliver the sustainable performance customers and end-consumers are demanding.

The OPTIMASE® range provides biological catalysts that deliver industry-leading cleaning performance while allowing for reduced labor and cycle-times, decreasing the impact of harsh chemicals on the wear-and-tear of equipment, and extending the lifetime of linens and fabrics for the industrial & institutional segment.

About Essential Ingredients, Inc.

Essential Ingredients is an international distributor of raw materials used to manufacture personal care, household, and industrial products. In 2017, Forbes magazine recognized the company as one of its Small Giants: America’s Best Small Companies. Essential Ingredients is a 100% employee owned business following the implementation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2011. The company invests in and depends on its employee owners who in turn care about their company, their customers, and supplier partners they serve. In 2019, Essential Ingredients was awarded Certified Evergreen status by the Tugboat Institute for their dedication to continual improvement and enduring excellence around values, practices, and people. The team at Essential Ingredients is committed to remaining an independent specialty chemical distributor that will prosper for generations to come. More information can be found at

About DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences applies expert science to advance market-driven, healthy and sustainable solutions for the food, beverage, dietary supplement and pharmaceutical industries. We also use cutting-edge biotechnology across a range of markets to advance bio-based solutions to meet the needs of a growing population, while protecting our environment for future generations. We are innovative solvers who help our customers turn challenges into high-value business opportunities. For more information: or

About DuPont

DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, construction, water, health and wellness, food, and worker safety. More information can be found at

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