Leprino Foods selects Univar Solutions distributor of nutritional ingredients in US and Canada
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Leprino Foods selects Univar Solutions distributor of nutritional ingredients in US and Canada

Collaboration brings access to more innovative dairy ingredient solutions for customers in North America

  • By ICN Bureau | March 12, 2023

Univar Solutions announced that Leprino Foods Company (Leprino Foods) has selected the company as an authorized distributor of nutritional ingredients and dairy products, including lactose, sweet whey, whey protein concentrate and isolate, micellar casein, and milkfat globule membrane (MFGM) in the United States and Canada.

Used in adult, early life, and nutraceutical blends, sports and animal nutrition products, and commercial food and beverage applications, these increasingly popular ingredients are found in many of the foods and beverages health-conscious consumers demand as they focus on improving overall health and wellness.

"Our relationship with Leprino Foods provides customers expanded access to more of the in-demand ingredients needed to remain atop health-conscious consumers' shopping lists," said Kevin Hack, Global Vice President, Food Ingredients, Univar Solutions. "With an unwavering commitment to collaboratively match our suppliers' products with customer needs and our significant North American distribution footprint, we can help Leprino Foods expand their reach while providing customers the support and solutions needed to overcome their dairy formulation challenges."

From an expansive specialty ingredients portfolio to innovative recipe formulation and testing, food brands of all sizes turn to Foodology by Univar Solutions for help with innovation and product development challenges.

"We are excited to work with Univar Solutions as a trusted supplier and business partner, creating innovative dairy products for the evolving food and nutrition marketplace," said Jason Eckert, Senior Vice president and general manager for Leprino Foods. "Innovation, food safety, and global responsibility are at the heart of our success, and we're impressed that this aligns with their dedication to helping customers create pioneering food ingredient solutions while demonstrating their commitment to sustainable operations and practices."

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