Botaneco and Acme-Hardesty Expand U.S. Distribution Partnership

Lambertville, NJ – Botaneco, Inc., an innovative, solutions focused natural ingredient manufacturer and Acme-Hardesty, a leader in quality, bio-based products for Personal Care, announce an expansion of their current partnership to now serve the Western Region of the U.S. personal care market, effective August 3rd.
According to Botaneco’s Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Stacey Walstrum, the choice to team with Acme-Hardesty as distributor was a logical one. She explains, “We already have a strong working relationship with them, so it made sense to expand with them as they build a business based on natural products. Acme-Hardesty brings deep knowledge and a high level of technical expertise with personal care ingredients to our partnership, but, most importantly, they also exhibit values that are important to us. Ultimately, we believe their collaborative and creative approach to working with customers will be a key driver for everyone’s growth.”
Acme-Hardesty will provide continuity for delivery of Botaneco’s core product portfolio, including Hydresia®, Capsol™, and Karmyn™. Caren Dres-Hajeski, Acme-Hardesty’s Business Unit Director-Personal Care, explains that Botaneco’s commitment to improve the natural performance of personal care products is only part of what attracted them to the partnership. “The Botaneco products bring a new category of ingredients to our portfolio, enabling us to serve a changing market with natural ingredients that stand apart. We look forward to creating a new world of potential with the service and technical support we’re known to provide to customers.”
To request more information or samples of Botaneco’s ingredients, please contact Acme-Hardesty by email or via phone at (866) 226-3834.
About Botaneco, Inc.
Botaneco is an innovative, solutions focused natural ingredient manufacturer with novel plant-based separation and purification technology within the personal care industry. With global headquarters and production facility in Calgary, Alberta and U.S. offices in Lambertville, NJ, Botaneco’s reach extends from safflower and canola fields to research and testing labs, and into products of leading health and beauty brands the world over.
About Acme-Hardesty
A division of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., Acme-Hardesty is one of the largest North American distributors of castor oil and derivatives, oleochemical derivatives, bio-based products, preservatives and surfactants, as well as a full range of renewable palm-based glycerine, fatty acids, fatty alcohols and specialty esters. A member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Acme-Hardesty champions the use of sustainable, renewable products and the development of bio-based solutions for real-world applications in the future. For more information, visit