ivar B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., a global solutions provider to users of specialty ingredients and chemicals, and Kalsec®, Inc., a natural ingredient solution provider for the food and beverage industry, announced they have reached an exclusive agreement for Univar Solutions to distribute Kalsec’s natural taste and sensory, colors, and food protection ingredient solutions for savory applications in the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

With this exclusive authorization, Univar Solutions continues to strengthen its ingredients portfolio, already working closely with Kalsec in other European countries such as Poland and the Nordics, and Latin American countries including Mexico. Univar Solutions is committed to working with premier suppliers like Kalsec, a certified B Corp, that meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. 

In today's rapidly changing food industry, Univar Solutions recognizes the need to be at the forefront of food ingredient innovation. Whether keeping pace with market trends, meeting consumer demand for transparency, or providing more sustainable solutions, sourcing, and products, the team of skilled chefs and culinary and technical food scientists offer a competitive advantage by providing extensive research and product development at global Solution Centers. From specialty ingredient innovations to recipe testing and sustainable product development, food brands are increasingly relying on Univar Solutions for help with research and development, problem solving, and technical innovation.