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We add value, not cost

Your supplier for lanolin, omega-3, and specialty ingredients

ImperialOel is a know-how-driven, owner-managed ingredient company founded 1920. We supply selected natural lipids and specialties to customers around the globe. Focus areas include lanolins for cosmetic applications and omega-3 fatty acids for infant formula.

Why ImperialOel?

  • We listen to you: as a customer, as a supplier, and as a human being. We want to understand where you are coming from and where you want to go so we can provide the best possible support.
  • We are specialists. We focus on few product categories, which we know inside-out: from back to front and top to bottom. You can be sure our market advice and technical support is as extensive as it is rock-solid.
  • We add value, not cost. We help you identify and source the best ingredients for your needs – and not the most expensive. We provide access to products from reputable manufacturers leading in quality, not in marketing.
  • We are lean and responsive: fast, flexible, and efficient. But we are also large enough to offer a full complement of services, resources, and safety guarantees.
  • We are independent. As a family-owned, family-run business, we can pursue our own vision and are not restricted by stock-market demands and volatility. Our business strategy is based on long-term goals, not on short-term sales targets.

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  • Product customisation: ImperialOel offers tailored guidance for ingredient selection and packaging design, emphasizing natural and eco-friendly solutions.

  • Application support: ImperialOel provides comprehensive application support, offering insights into formulation, complementary ingredients, and packaging solutions tailored to specific requirements.

  • Tansparent sourcing: ImperialOel ensures ingredient sustainability through close collaboration with suppliers, rigorous supply chain monitoring, and robust traceability procedures established with manufacturing partners.

  • Expert guidance in regulations, compliance, and science: ImperialOel offers expert guidance in navigating regulations, compliance, and scientific matters, encompassing import/export restrictions, product labeling, and health claims.

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Wool grease, lanolin, and lanolin derivatives have been at the heart of ImperialOel’s business since its foundation in 1920.
Some of our long-standing business relationships were established over 75 years ago, and are key to the depth of our industry knowledge.
Today, we are one of the world’s largest independent suppliers of lanolin products. ImperialOel offers a diverse range of demand-oriented solutions, that include modern lanolins and derivatives, such as alcohols and various lanolin fractions.

Our Lanis and Lanis Tech brands play an important role in cosmetic/pharmaceutical and industrial applications.

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Omega-3s and Omega-6s

Under MarisOmega, ImperialOel supplies premium quality omega-3 and omega-6 ingredients for functional food and specialty supplements. We offer natural fish and microalgal-derived triglyceride oils, as well as microencapsulated powders. In addition, we develop and manufacture liquid omega-3 supplements for innovative brands. With over 30 years’ experience, we are known for our broad scientific expertise and extensive knowledge on regulations, product formulations, and manufacturing processes.

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Throughout its 100-year history, ImperialOel has offered a wide range of speciality oils for a variety of industries and applications.
This diverse product range is utilised around the world, backed by a knowledgeable team of application experts serving three core industries:

  • beauty and personal care
  • food, beverage, drug and supplements
  • industrial, technical & construction.

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How can we help you?

Chris Kommerowski

Chris Kommerowski | Sales Director

Ina von Oertzen

Ina von Oertzen
| Sales Director

Petra Pingel

Petra Pingel | Sales Manager Natural Lipids

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