NETHERLANDS, March 20, 2019
NETHERLANDS, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe, Univar B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that CEAMSA selected Univar Solutions to distribute their texturizing products in several European regions. These texturizing products are used in a wide range of applications within the food industry such as chocolate milk, dairy free beverages and confectionery.
"We are looking forward to generating new growth for CEAMSA's highly functional texturizing solutions," said Simon Atkins, head of food ingredients in Europe, Middle East and Africa for Univar Solutions. "CEAMSA's portfolio enables us to further enhance our solutions-based offering, providing our customers with texture across many manufacturing sectors. The vegan dining and sugar reduction consumer trends continue to grow and now Univar Solutions has a wide-range of offerings from CEAMSA to solve these customer challenges."
CEAMSA, a leading carrageenan manufacturer and supplier in the world, continues to invest in pectin and citrus fiber production, strengthening its market positions in these important segments. Through this agreement, Univar Solutions will continue to bring formulation expertise in ready meals, sports nutrition, and bakery to CEAMSA's customers.
"We feel confident that this partnership with Univar Solutions will lead to new business opportunities, particularly in the bakery and confectionery industries," said Søren Dalby Væggemose, CEAMSA global key account director.
About Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) is a leading global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value added services to customers across a wide range of industries. With the industry's largest private transportation fleet and North American sales force, a vast supplier network, deep market and regulatory knowledge, world-class formulation and recipe development, unparalleled logistics know-how, and industry-leading digital tools, Univar Solutions is a committed ally to customers and suppliers, helping them anticipate, navigate, and leverage meaningful growth opportunities. Learn more at www.univarsolutions.com.
Compañia Española de Algas Marinas (CEAMSA) was established in 1966 in O Porriño, Spain. Since the beginning, this innovative and specialized company has dedicated its activities to production, development and worldwide distribution of natural hydrocolloids in the five continents. Nowadays, CEAMSA products (carrageenan, pectin, ﬁbre, alginate and refined locust bean gum), are demanded in the different markets due to their stabilizing, gel forming, thickening and texturizing properties. For more information, visit www.ceamsa.com.
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