Our Story

Our strategic partnership doesn’t end with supplying the world’s best ingredients. We also provide solutions. 

Charcoal shots? Protein snackification? Floral oils? Beetroot extract? What’s trending tomorrow needs to be here today. 

As one of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest importers of speciality, innovative ingredients, Chempure has been managing and anticipating global trends, innovation, shortages and pricing on behalf of customers, for close on 25 years.

We source, market and supply speciality ingredients to the sports nutrition, health and wellness, food and beverages and personal care industries and in this way act as a strategic and trusted partner to some of the world’s most illustrious brands. But it’s not just leading ingredients we provide, we have the smarts to back up every product in our fit for purpose local warehouse.  

Global Reach

In a world of rapid change, we endeavour to bring our customers a range of products that keeps abreast of the latest research. We source these ingredients from our principals who are world leaders in their respective fields and have a global network of speciality ingredients suppliers that deliver quality approved products to both local and global brands.

Local Position

Chempure has a proud legacy of delivering valued added solutions and innovative ingredients to all our customers – throughout the development process – from conception to final product. We carry comprehensive stocks in anticipation of our customers’ needs and are known as a reliable and inspired source of innovative ingredients backed by an agile system and service excellence. 

Solutions Based

Every single one of our products undergoes rigorous testing and quality control before it ever reaches us. Furthermore, by applying our technical expertise we help our customers to successfully transform ingredients into a final formulation. Our specialised technical team’s expertise has helped many customers with product challenges such as stability, sensory characteristics, raw material replacements and formulations.