Univar Solutions to distribute Ingredion’s functional ingredients

Published: 17-Jun-2024

Univar Solutions will extend the distribution of Ingredion's portfolio of functional food and beverage ingredients to Germany, Switzerland and Italy

The longtime global partnership between Univar Solutions and Ingredion will provide select European regions with a diverse range of specialty ingredients that meet the growing demand for healthier, more sustainable, and flavor-rich products.

Univar Solutions, a global solutions provider to users of specialty ingredients and chemicals, and Ingredion Incorporated, a specialty ingredients specialist, has expanded their distribution partnership into Germany, Italy and Switzerland for the food and beverage market.

The long-term partners have collaborated for more than 30 years in the EMEA region, providing starches, plant-based proteins and sweeteners for the food industry. 

Univar Solutions and PureCircle by Ingredient also work closely together to deliver stevia flavour modifiers and sweeteners.

Serving the desire for quality nutrition

Whilst the health-consciousness of consumers continues to grow, the public has also begun looking for options that offer good sustainability credentials too. 

Therefore, food and beverage manufacturers are increasingly looking for ways to add nutrition, health and wellness benefits to their products.
Together, Ingredion and Univar Solutions can provide manufacturers with a food ingredient portfolio that includes modified, organic and clean-label starches, plant-based proteins and Stevia natural sweetener products.

Ingredion's food ingredients work in a broad range of applications ranging from bakery and dairy to savoury and beverages. 

Michael O'Riordan, Senior Vice President of texture and healthful solutions for EMEA and Asia-Pacific at Ingredion, commented: "This enhanced collaboration will provide our customers with improved access to digital tools and strategic insights for accelerated growth. Our combined efforts aim to increase our responsiveness and speed to market, enabling our customers to quickly adapt to consumer trends with relevant ingredient solutions."

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