DKSH: Partners with Omnom to Bring Icelandic Bean-to-Bar Chocolate to China

Press release

DKSH teams up with Omnom to bring Iceland “Bean-for-Bar”

Chocolate in China

DKSH has entered into an agreement with Omnom, a premium Icelandic chocolate brand to distribute his “bean-for-chocolate bar” to consumers China.

Shanghai, China, April 28, 2022 DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods has entered into a distribution agreement with Omnom in China. Made in Iceland in small batches, Omnom offers premium single-origin chocolate, Iceland-inspired bars, seasonal flavors and Krunch, Omnom’s chocolate– covered malt balls. It is the first and only “bean-for-bar” artisanal chocolate brand from Iceland and has won over 50 awards.

By partnering with DKSH, Omnom aims to expand its presence in the offline market in China. DKSH will provide marketing and sales, logistics and distribution consolidation for the full series of Omnom’s chocolate products. The services offered mainly cover offline retail channels such as high-end stores and department stores of modern commerce.

Thorlakur Thor, director of Marketing & Sales, Omnom said, “We are delighted to partner with DKSH to bring our premium chocolate products to consumers in China. Thanks to the expertise of DKSH and its proven track record, we are convinced that this incredible partnership will allow us to expand our customer base.

Hiufan Tsang, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, FMCG, DKSH China commented: “Omnom is a unique and creative company using high quality ingredients and production standards. We are proud to partner with this iconic brand and are excited to expand its reach in China by leveraging our professional knowledge of the market and extensive distribution network.”

About Omnom

Omnom Chocolate is an award-winning small-batch Icelandic artisanal chocolate maker. The company was founded by two childhood friends in Reykjavik, Iceland in 2013. Omnom is run by passionate chef Kjartan Gíslason and entrepreneur Óskar Þórðarson. Sustainability starts with traceability: Omnom purchases ingredients through direct trade to better assess the social, environmental and economic impact of its purchases. From beans and dark chocolate bars to milk and innovative whites, Omnom strives to make the best chocolate possible using the highest quality ingredients, while keeping its curiosity and whimsical approach in the foreground.

About DKSH

DKSH’s goal is to enrich people’s lives. For more than 150 years, we have ensured the growth of

companies in Asia and beyond in our Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Performance Materials and Technology business units. As a leading provider of market expansion services, we offer sourcing, market analysis, marketing and sales, e-commerce, distribution and logistics, and after-sales services.

Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, DKSH operates in 36 markets with 33,100 specialists, generating net sales of CHF 11.1 billion in 2021. DKSH’s Consumer Goods Business Unit focuses on rotating consumer goods fast food, food service, luxury goods, fashion and lifestyle products as well as hair and skin cosmetics. With approximately 19,880 specialists, the Business Unit generated net sales of CHF 3.8 billion in 2021.

For more information, please contact:

DKSH (Shanghai) Ltd.

Penny Gu

Manager, Marketing & Communications Phone +86 21 5058 8241 [email protected]


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