Univar Solutions and Kalsec expands agreement for food ingredient solutions in Europe

Univar and Kalsec have expanded their food ingredients distribution agreement to include three additional European countries.

The new agreement authorises Univar Solutions to exclusively distribute Kalsec’s natural taste and sensory, colours, and food protection ingredient solutions for savoury applications in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

“We started our journey with Kalsec in 2021 to bring our customers more taste, natural colour, and antioxidant solutions across a broad range of specialty food applications, and we are elated to have the opportunity to grow our partnership in more European markets,” said Kevin Hack, global vice president of food ingredients for Univar Solutions. “By offering a vast selection of Kalsec’s quality, natural ingredients to more customers in Europe, we’re helping to shape the future of food by providing innovative and sustainable solutions, recipe development, reach, and distribution.”

From specialty ingredient innovation to recipe testing, food brands of all sizes turn to Foodology by Univar Solutions for help with tackling product development challenges. The organisation’s knowledgeable in-house scientists refresh and develop formulas to enhance the efficacy of products through its food Solution Centers and test kitchens while working toward the Company’s purpose to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe. Univar Solutions supports the latest food trends such as clean label, plant-based alternatives, and healthy ingredients, and is fully committed to sustainable practices and meeting its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.

“Kalsec is a global company that has been serving food manufacturing customers in Europe for over 27 years,” said James Smith, vice president and managing director – Europe, for Kalsec. “Growing our pan-European partnership with Univar Solutions enables us to leverage our joint technical and personnel support capabilities to provide additional customers with more natural and sustainable solutions and local expertise. We are pleased to work with a partner that shares our values in supply chain sourcing and helps support our purpose of unlocking the potential of people, nature, and science to nourish the world.”

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