Univar Solutions Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc. ("Univar Solutions" or "the Company"), a leading global solutions provider to users of specialty ingredients and chemicals, announced today that it has been named the exclusive distributor for Chemi Nutra LLC's ("Chemi Nutra") specialty, functional, and nutraceutical ingredients in Canada. As a result of the growing relationship between Univar Solutions and Chemi Nutra, the United States-based bulk nutraceutical and dietary ingredient company, Univar Solutions' Canadian customers will have access to the complete Chemi Nutra portfolio, which includes nutritional ingredient compounds such as SerinAid® Phosphatidylserine (PS), Mediator® Phosphatidic Acid (PA), and AlphaSize® Alpha-Glyceryl Phosphoryl Choline (A-GPC).
"We are thrilled to strengthen our collaboration and expand our partnership with Chemi Nutra in Canada, as they are recognized as a world leader and pioneer in the nutraceuticals industry," said Nick Powell, president of global ingredients and specialties, EMEA and APAC, for Univar Solutions. "At Univar Solutions, we have been bringing nutraceutical ingredients to customers across the globe for more than 50 years. With this deep history and a team dedicated to wellness, we truly stand apart in the life sciences industry and can provide the essential ingredients and technical expertise that manufacturers today need."
Chemi Nutra manufactures a range of novel, branded ingredients used in food, beverages, and supplements at its own factories in Italy and Brazil. These ingredients are used in products that support cognitive health, active nutrition, women's health, active aging, and sports and performance nutrition. As both companies focus on innovative and sustainable ingredient solutions to help formulators and customers create next generation end-user products, the growing partnership is a natural fit.
"We are elated to further our collaboration with Univar Solutions, a partner we know and trust, to bring more beneficial nutrient solutions to the Canadian market," said Mike Petteruti, president for Chemi Nutra. "Chemi Nutra is a true innovator of health and performance-related specialty ingredients, and we are confident that growing our relationship with Univar Solutions will help us better deliver business results and technical success for our customers," added Petteruti.