VDC – Drugs and Chemicals Association

The VDC (Drugs-and Chemicals Association) is a branch association based in Hamburg/Germany. Their members are importers, exporters, transit traders, distributors, processors and producers of a large variety of products and product groups, such as: Chemicals, active pharmaceutical ingredients and excipients, food/nutritional supplements, food-and feed additives, herbal medicinal drugs, raw materials for fruit-and herbal teas, dried plant raw materials for feed, spices and – last but not least – essential oils, extracts, concretes, resinoids, absolutes and oleoresins. The companies of the essential oil sector of this association are important suppliers to the flavour- and fragrance industries worldwide. VDC is one of the founding members of the EFEO.

Key products

  • Representing the branch/industry interest
  • Information services to the members
  • Advocacy and consultation to the members



Mr Lutz DÜSHOP • President / Director / Manager

Tel.: +49 40 23 60 16-0 – E-mail: vdc@wga-hh.de

Website: www.v-d-c.org

Tel.: +49 40 23 60 16-0 – Fax: +49 40 23 60 16-10

Sonninstrasse 28 – 20097 Hamburg – GERMANY

The European Federation of Essential Oils aims to represent producers and traders of essential oils and related products within Europe. It protects and promotes their interest and acts in defence of these products at relevant national, European and international level.

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