This is B.M.P.

We are an international trading firm for pharmaceutical raw materials, dietary supplement products and raw materials of the veterinary industry with a focus on European distribution.

BMP thinks over the long term and seeks permanent and sustainable development of our business in the strategic core markets of Europe and North America. This also involves possible investment in an American company.

Our objective is to use our products and services to successfully shape the future of our business partners and employees, thereby to grow profitably and to consistently increase the value of our company.

Flat hierarchies, autonomous profit centres and an infrastructure underpinned by state of the art computer technology make B.M.P. Pharma Trading AG a high-performance and competitive company which allows its business partners to share its success.

With intelligent and flexible solutions, high-quality products and professional execution, B.M.P. is a reliable and trustworthy partner who also consistently and swiftly implements new developments in research and production. We conduct our business at all levels according to the highest quality standards based on current pharmaceutical regulations.

B.M.P. is a profit-orientated, cost-conscious and efficient company which manages its business flexibly with flat hierarchies. Both the Management Board and the company management are committed to constant social responsibility towards employees.

Supervisory Board, Management and Chairmen


1979 - 1989: Founding and relocation to Hamburg

November 1979: Laying the foundation

In 1979 Mr. Bernd-Michael Jörß laid the foundation stone for his own international company. In Hamburg Duvenstedt he initially founded B.M.P. with a few employees:
B.M.P, Bulk Medicines & Pharmaceuticals GmbH, which to this day deals with the international trade of pharmaceutical raw materials.

June 1981

Experienced product specialists and personnel with profound and country-specific expertise were employed. This was the reason for the relocation to a larger office in Hamburg-Barmbek.

August 1989

Among other things, the steadily increasing demands of a global market also required the provision and distribution of goods. A suitable office and warehouse site was found in Hamburg-Farmsen and relocation took place in August following completion of the firm’s own building with integrated storage space of approx. 600 m2

1990 - 2000: On the way to the stock market

January 1998

Founding of the joint-stock company: B.M.P. Pharma Trading AG.

April 2000

Initial public offering of B.M.P. Pharma Trading AG. The first trading day for the shares was on April 28, 2000, in the free market segment of the Stuttgart stock exchange.

2001 - 2005: Expansion national und international

September 2002

Founding of the B.M.P. Pharma Trading Corporation in Nashville/ Tennessee. 

October 2003

Moving office after completion of the own current corporate headquarter in Hamburg-Norderstedt with an integrated 2.400 m² warehouse.

January 2004

Nomination of Henning A. Nau as 2nd Managing Director of B.M.P. Bulk Medicines & Pharmaceuticals GmbH.

April 2004

A quality management system was set up at BMP at the end of 2003, which was certified at the beginning of 2004 in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001.

2006 - 2011: new heads, new branches

December 2006

Confirmation of GMP compliance through the competent pharmacovigilance agency in Schleswig-Holstein. Granting of manufacturing authorisation according to Section 13 of the German Medicines Act (AMG) as well as import authorisation according to Section 72 AMG.

October 2008

Founding of BMP Biotec GmbH in Hamburg-Norderstedt with Henning A. Nau as Managing Director. Renowned scientists from the fields of chemistry, biology and process engineering focus on the development and production of substances based on biotechnology.

December 2008

Appointment of Peter R. Wieland as Commercial Manager of B.M.P. Bulk Medicines & Pharmaceuticals GmbH.

October 2009

BMP celebrates it's 30th birthday.

April 2011

BMP Biotec GmbH awarded ISO certification according to DIN ISO 9001:2008 (PDF).

June 2011

BMP GmbH once again attains GMP certification.

June 2011

BMP GmbH certified/recognised as Acknowledged Economical Operator (AEO).


2012 - 2016: new ways

April 2012
BMP concludes contract manufacturing agreement with a Chinese partner, in order to produce naturally fermented products in China.

July 2012
Appointment of Mr Nau to the Management Board of BMP Pharma Trading AG.

October 2012
Kosher und Halal certification of the Chinese cooperation plant.

April 2013
BMP GmbH re-certified according to ISO 9001:2008.

May 2014
BMP GmbH again awarded GMP certification.

March 2015
Agmapure® has successfully launched in Europe.

July 2016
Change in the Supervisory Board

The vice-chairman of the board, Dr. Jürgen Scheer,  resigned as a member of the board of directors at the end of the annual shareholders’ meeting on July 07, 2016.

Since founding of the BMP Pharma Trading AG, Dr. Scheer supported and accompanied the board actively.We are grateful for his trustful cooperation during the past years and his outstanding commitment.

For the future we wish him the very best and above all good health and well-being.

We are glad to have found a competent successor in Mr. Lothar Heitmann.

The Management Board and Directorate

August 2016
Participation in the seminar "Ingredients for Sports Nutrition" in Moscow with presentation of our product Agmapure® from the "FOOD and FUNCTION" division.

October 2016
New division "FOOD and FUNCTION by BMP" goes online. From product development to commercialization, we offer an exclusive selection of high quality and effective raw materials for food additives and nutritional supplements.

November 2016
Exhibiting at the HIE (Health Ingredients) in Frankfurt and first introduction of the new business division "FOOD and FUNCTION". Presentation of other products from this area such as CreaZ® and Guaranatu®.

2017 - 2020: present: extension of our portfolio

April 2017
The officially recognized body Kiwa BCS Öko-Garantie GmbH certifies BMP GmbH successfully (code number DE-ÖKO-001) and we are now an authorized trader for food additives and extracts in organic quality.

May 2017
Renewed GMP certification with prolongation of the certificate

July 2017
Supervisory Board member Lothar Heitmann resigned as member of the Supervisory Board at the end of the Annual General Shareholders Meeting.

We are pleased to have found with Prof. Dr. Tobias Schulze a competent successor  and welcome him warmly on the Supervisory Board.

August 2017
Again participation in the seminar "Ingredients for Sports Nutrition" in Moscow. The attendees showed great interest in our branded products CreaZ® and Guaranatu®

September 2017
Launch of a new branded product: Citrusyn®

November 2017
Exhibition at the FI (Food Ingredients) in Frankfurt with presentation of the new brand products from the "FOOD and FUNCTION" division

April 2018
Launch of 2 new branded products: Lipocholine® and Glycopump® resp. Glycoshot®

May 2018
Exhibiting for the first time at the Vitafoods, Geneva presenting of our new "FOOD and FUNCTION" division.  

June 2018
Eco-certification has been renewed and prolonged until January 2020

March 2019
Again successful certification according to ISO 9001: 2015 with extension of the certificate until March 2022

April 2019
Launch of a new product from the "FOOD and FUNCTION": Glutapep®

October 2019
Successful certification according to GMP+ standard for the safety trade, transshipment and storage of feed materials, additives and premixes

November 2019
Presentation of BMP with our own booth at the CPhI in Frankfurt, the worldwide leading exhibition for the pharmaceutical industry

November 2019
BMP celebrates its 40th Anniversary

November 2020
B.M.P. Pharma Trading AG takes over TAO Cosmetics Trading GmbH, a supplier for cosmetic finished products.

2021 - today: Time for a change

June 2021
With effect from June 17, 2021, the previous CEO, Mr Bernd Michael Jörss, left the company.
The new overall board member, Mr. Henning A. Nau, will ensure the success of B.M.P. Pharma Trading AG to continue

June 2021
Launch of another branded product from the "FOOD and FUNCTION" area: NeuroTeyanin®

July 2021
With effect from July 19, 2021, Mr. Peter Wieland was appointed to the Management Board. He is responsible for finance, accounting and human resources.

Company structure


The most significant precondition for a reliable and secure partnership is the responsible handling of raw materials. Quality is the most important aspect of responsible handling by our employees. In order to meet the high quality standards and secure these standards in the long-term, a team of experts has undertaken to ensure consistent compliance with all relevant directives.

At the end of 2003, BMP implemented a quality management system which was certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 at the beginning of 2004 and has been reviewed at regular intervals since then.

 ISO 9001_2022_BMP_EN

In December 2006 the competent pharmacovigilance agency in Schleswig-Holstein confirmed BMP’s GMP compliance by granting us manufacturing authorisation pursuant to Section 13 and import authorisation pursuant to Section 72 of the German Medicines Act (AMG). We have a corresponding GMP certificate.


In December 2006 the competent pharmacovigilance agency in Schleswig-Holstein confirmed BMP’s GMP compliance by granting us manufacturing authorisation pursuant to Section 13 and import authorisation pursuant to Section 72 of the German Medicines Act (AMG).

In addition, on November 2, 1983, BMP GmbH obtained authorisation to trade in narcotics and basic substances according to the Commodities Control Act.

In the case of active substances and raw materials, which come under the scope of REACH (phase-in substances), our internal REACH representative ensures proper pre-registration/transfer of these to the registration phase. We will be happy to provide relevant documentation on the pre-registration of the individual substances upon request.


In April 2017 we have been certified by the officially recognized organic inspection body Kiwa BCS Öko-Garantie GmbH (Code number DE-ÖKO-001). We can offer a steadily growing number of extracts and raw materials for the health- und food industry in organic quality.

Download Organic certificate_valid until 2023-01-31

The verified guarantee of feed safety is an indispensable prerequisite for the sale into the feed industry in many countries and markets. The participation in the GMP + FC scheme was therefore inevitable for us and we are pleased to inform you that the LGA InterCert Certification Company mbH has confirmed to us that our processes (trade, collection, storage and transhipment) meet these standards.

Download GMP+ 045017-185-HZ-EN

Career and training

As an international trader of raw materials for the pharmaceutical and health food industries as well as the field of dietary supplements, BMP GmbH offers a wide variety of excellent career opportunities.

Would you like to overcome new challenges? Are you a good team player with personality who has specialist competency in the import and export fields as well as several years of experience in trade with dietary supplements and/or pharmaceutical raw materials?

Then convince us with your application as Sales Manager (f/m/d)!

Business-fluent knowledge of English and willingness to travel are the preconditions for these positions. Please send an informative written application to our human resources department at this address.


As a training company recognised and certified by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK), we offer serious and motivated applicants the opportunity to receive thorough training.
Our company can look back on many years of experience in professional business training offering a wide range of tasks as well as intensive supervision in the individual departments.

In case you are interested in a challenging and interesting training, please feel free to send us your application for 2022.

We currently provide training in the following vocational disciplines:

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and committed trainee (f/m/d) with higher education entrance qualification or commercial college qualification.

Good to very good knowledge of English is required. Team spirit, flexibility, initiative and keen perception together with a diligent and accurate method of working are preconditions.

Also desirable:

  • Commercial interest
  • Organisational skills, enthusiasm and ability to communicate
  • Commitment
  • Good knowledge of foreign languages (especially English) and
  • MS Office skills


  • School education: vocational diploma / subject-related higher education entrance qualification
  • Training location: Bornbarch 16, 22848 Norderstedt
  • Begin: August 1 – full time
  • Training period: 3 years – we offer the possibility of shortening to 2 years

Please send your detailed application in writing to this address.