April 26, 2021 - Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions" or "the Company"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, and Novozymes, the world leader in biological solutions, today announced a new agreement to expand the partnership into the United States and Canadian food ingredients markets. The new food ingredients agreement takes effect May 1, one month after the companies announced an exclusive agreement expanding the partnership into the United States and Canadian beverage production, homecare, and industrial cleaning markets.
Working together in the bakery, dairy, animal protein, and plant-based food and beverage markets reinforces a strong shared commitment to provide customers with a leading, innovative food ingredient portfolio that includes enzymes and microbial process aids, helping them meet consumer demands for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food and beverage products. Novozymes’ enzymes and probiotics/microbes work in a broad range of applications. They are designed to help improve product performance and offer potential options for bringing more sustainable, higher-quality products to market. Examples include helping to extend freshness properties, expediting production, boosting nutritional value, or addressing challenges in new markets such as plant-based foods and beverages.