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About Us

A&A Pharmachem Inc. (founded 1992) is a leading Canadian supplier and distributor of:

  • Over the Counter and Prescription ingredients
  • Nutraceutical Ingredients for dietary supplements
  • Sports Nutrition Ingredients
  • Animal Health ingredients
  • Food and beverage additives
  • Personal care ingredients and Cosmeceuticals

In the past 23 years, we have developed strong relationships with manufacturers of raw materials from Europe, India, China, US, South America and Japan. We can source and provide hard to find ingredients at cost effective prices. We differentiate from others by emphasising on professional service and quality products, and by focusing on value creation for our customers.

Our portfolio of high quality Nutraceuticals Ingredients consists of Botanical Extracts and Powders, Specialty Ingredients, Amino Acids and Derivatives, Minerals, Vitamins, Sweeteners, Proteins, Enzymes and Blends, Vitamins and Blends, Excipients, Essential and Carrier Oils. We also stock substantial quantities of Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Isolate, Creatine Monohydrate, L-Glutamine and Branched Chain Amino Acids.

In the over the counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) segments we represent many active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturers from India, China, and Taiwan as well as Western and Eastern Europe. 

In addition to the products listed on our site, we can source a wide range of specialized materials and formulations through our international network of suppliers. We act as a one stop shop by providing non-ingredient sourcing solutions such as packaging items, ranging from HDPE and PET packers and jars, to liquid and powder flavours.

Our distribution network covers entire North America through a network of 8 warehouses in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, New Jersey, Denver and Chicago. Our distributed operations enable us to deliver smallest to the largest orders efficiently and cost effectively.

Mission and Values

We harmonise quality ingredients with quality service to exceed our customer's expectations.

Our success is measured by the number of satisfied customers and the support of our suppliers. Quality ingredients with quality service can only be accomplished with the support of employees. Thus, we are focused on employee empowerment through hands-on training.

We treat our customers, suppliers, service providers and employees fairly and with integrity, transparency and respect.


A&A group

Over last two decades A&A Phramchem Inc. has build a strong presence and developed fruitful associations. Our long term affiliates are listed here.

Marcan Pharmaceuticals Inc. is engaged in distribution and marketing of generics and branded pharmaceuticals.

Website : http://www.marcanpharma.ca


International Phamaceutical Generics Ltd. (IPG) develops and markets generics to north americal manufacturers.

Website : http://www.ipgenerics.com


History

The founders of A&A Pharmachem, Atul Aggarwal and Nav Aggarwal, come from a family that has a history of entrepreneurship and re-invention. The traditional family business comprised of real-estate development and gas stations. In 1992, a strategic re-alignment and decision to focus on health sector as a long term growth area, lead to the start of A&A Pharmachem.

Nav Aggarwal joined A&A Pharmachem in 1996 and has been at the helm since then. He focussed on offering excellent service levels to differentiate from competition.

In 2005 when business reached new heights Atul and Nav started to diversify and started a venture in Rx Generics area. Around that time, Nav put together a unique organization structure and several supplier relationships to grow the business. Soon, A&A Pharmachem became a leading distributor of Sports nutrition and Nutraceutical ingredients in Canada. During the journey, A&A pharmachem also became an exclusive distributor of over the counter (OTC) products in Canada for manufacturers like Granules India and Seven Star Pharma (Taiwan). It also became a proud partner of nutraceutical suppliers like Omni Active Health Technologies.

Today, A&A Pharmachem takes pride in having a team of highly qualified and professionals who meet the needs of its diverse customer base. Our supplier relationships now span decades, prices are competitive and we still claim to have faster delivery and high customer satisfaction than those of our competitors

We understand ingredient distribution business better than many others”, says vice president Nav Aggarwal, "and we can show our customers how to use us to give them a leading edge."

Our team

A&A Pharmachem's entrepreneurial organization setup promotes taking responsibility and provides consistent results.

Our team cumulates 25 years of experience and treasured supplier relationships. Our strong client-supplier relationships and service capabilities help us match ingredient seekers with suppliers. We have considerable experience in meeting compliance requirements in US and Canada. Our staff provides regulatory, logistical and verification inputs in order to ensure a smoother sourcing and faster delivery.

Nav provides overall direction and macro management to the ingredients business. He holds an Honours degree in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from University of Waterloo and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

Dan
is the Account Manager for Sport nutrition. He brings in a wealth of expertise not only as a seasoned sales and sourcing professional but also as a user. Dan's business requires moving volumes and hence he has a dedicated team to handles logistics and warehousing. Samantha, Christine and Kerry form the dedicated CSR and logistics support for Sports Ingredients Customers.

Cren
is a veteran and has been assisting customers in sourcing nutritional ingredients for over a decade now. She has been instrumental in making A&A a preferred supplier to customers in dietary supplements and functional food industry. She is supported by Alanna and John who handle sales operations for nutraceutical ingredients business.

Naveen
has recently joined in a business development role with a mandate to grow the business to the next level.

Services

A&A's bouquet of services involves handholding with its customers from product development stage till just before the final marketing frontier, an aisle at a store.

We work with hundreds of suppliers and can help you source relatively uncommon ingredients at cost-effective prices. From small one-off requirements to strategic sourcing, we can help re-align your existing product portfolio and reduce overall costs while improving turnaround times. In addition, we can back these projects by full documentation, transparency and traceability.

If you are a brand focused on growth, then product innovation, retailer engagement and customer awareness are likely to be your top priorities. We can structure a sourcing solution that is cost effective, reduces your financial responsibilities and supports your growth.

We provide direct-to-end-user Market Introduction Services and representation for manufacturers and service providers. A&A Pharmachem can provide you with an opportunity to introduce your products to over 200 Natural health brands and manufacturers.

Careers

At A&A Pharmachem, a related qualification is desirable while an excellent customer service attitude is essential. We look for integrity, a positive attitude, innovation and resourcefulness.

Our culture must help us deliver our mission and hence we have an open door policy.

Health careers are a lifelong learning opportunity that can also be very rewarding. We offer opportunities to learn and grow with the company as well as a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

At the moment, we do not have any advertised positions. To be a part of A&A Pharmachem’s success story, please check our website often and register for the monthly news. You can also email your resume to info@marcanpharma.com and we will consider it for any vacancies that arise within next 3 months.