Over the last year, Univar and Kalsec have expanded their global partnership with announcements of exclusive distribution in Mexico, the United Kingdom and Ireland. News has broken that Univar Solutions Colombia, SAS, a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., and Kalsec Inc. have entered into an exclusive distribution agreement for Kalsec’s full food ingredients product range in Colombia.
“This agreement builds upon our successful existing partnership with Kalsec in Europe and Mexico, enhances our value in core technical applications, and illustrates our continued commitment to sustainability,” said Kevin Hack, global vice president of Food Ingredients for Univar Solutions. “We are excited to introduce Colombian customers to Kalsec’s complete line of naturally sourced extracts, colors, and antioxidants, providing them with the opportunity to use these ingredients to develop innovative food and beverage products for consumers.”
“Collaboration with industry leaders like Kalsec helps drive more sustainable food and beverage solutions for the technical challenges facing the future of the food industry in South America and beyond,” said Jorge Buckup, president of Latin America for Univar Solutions. “We are thrilled to further expand our partnership with Kalsec as they mirror our high standards of sustainability, social responsibility, innovation, and community engagement.”
“Kalsec has been operating for more than a decade in Colombia, providing our customers with excellence in local service, support, and supply of natural food and beverage ingredient solutions,” said Aaron Wheadon, senior vice president of Global Business Development for Kalsec. “As we continually strive to enhance our support for customers in Latin America, we are pleased to be working with a market leader such as Univar Solutions, who shares our values in sustainable sourcing and helps support our purpose of unlocking the potential of people, nature, and science to nourish the world.”