Sep. 12, 2016
Univar Inc. (UNVR) ("Univar"), announced it has entered into an intention agreement with Innophos Nutrition for the distribution of bioactive mineral ingredients, unique enzyme formulations, premium botanical ingredients, and specialty blends exclusively for the Canadian market effective September 15 , 2016.
"We are pleased that Innophos Nutrition has put their trust in Univar for the Canadian market," said Willy St. Cyr , Univar's Vice President of Product and Industry Development and Sales Operations. "Their portfolio perfectly aligns with our strategy to expand Univar's solution set for the nutritional and natural health sectors by partnering with a world-class manufacturer dedicated to innovation, quality and applications expertise."
Bruce Brown , Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Innophos Nutrition, adds, "Innophos Nutrition continues to expand its offering of nutritional ingredients and custom solutions to regions outside of the United States. We are excited to work with Univar as our new exclusive distributor for the health and wellness market in Canada. With Univar's sales infrastructure, supply chain, and dedicated customer service, together, we are well positioned to provide customers the service they need to develop innovative products for health and wellness consumers."
Founded in 1924, Univar (UNVR) is a global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Univar operates more than 800 distribution facilities throughout North America , Western Europe , the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America , supported by a global network of sales and technical professionals. With a broad portfolio of products and value-added services, and deep technical and market expertise, Univar delivers the tailored solutions customers need through one of the most extensive chemical distribution networks in the world. Univar is Chemistry DeliveredSM. For more information, visit www.univar.com.
About Innophos Nutrition
Innophos Nutrition is a manufacturer and distributor of bioactive mineral ingredients, unique enzyme formulations, premium botanical ingredients, and specialty blends into the nutritional natural products industries worldwide. With multiple manufacturing facilities in the United States , it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Innophos Holdings Inc. Innophos is a leading international producer and distributor of performance-critical and nutritional specialty ingredients and blends, with applications in food, beverage, dietary supplements, pharmaceutical, oral care and industrial end markets. With over 1,400 employees worldwide, Innophos combines more than a century of experience in specialty manufacturing to supply a product range produced to stringent regulatory manufacturing standards and the quality demanded by customers worldwide. For more information please visit www.innophosnutrition.com and www.innophos.com.