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Univar Solutions appointed distributor of Tata NQ’s prebiotic dietary fiber line in Europe, Turkey, Egypt and Russia


The agreement builds on existing relationships in United States and Canada. FOSSENCE® and GOSSENCE® — Produced using proprietary internal fermentation technology developed by Tata NQ, the Nutritional Sciences Division of Tata Chemicals Ltd, are used in food and beverage, powdered foods for infants and chilled, food supplements and diet foods. The addition of these digestive health ingredients to Univar Solutions’ industry-leading ingredient and specialty portfolio provides regional food, beverage and nutraceutical manufacturers with additional functional ingredient options to align. on the latest trends in health, wellness and nutrition.

“Our food, beverage and nutraceutical customers around the world rely on us to help them meet their evolving needs, and with this, Univar Solutions is delighted to deepen our relationship with Tata NQ. “, said Matthew Ottaway, senior vice president of consumer solutions at Univar Solutions. “As the market leader in the distribution of specialty ingredients, we look forward to strengthening our strong customer relationships through Europe, Turkey, Egypt and Russia. With our strong portfolio of ingredients like FOSSENCE® and world-class service, dedicated expertise in the food and nutraceutical industry, technical support and a network of innovative test kitchens, we can help our customers bring life to life. their vision of the product. ”

Tata NQ produces prebiotic dietary fiber designed to support the growth of a healthy microbiome. The ingredients are used for a variety of purposes, with benefits including helping to mask off notes, acting as a flavor enhancer, increasing the freezing point, and extending shelf life in many food and beverage applications.

“EMEA is a priority market for us, and we are confident that our partnership with Univar Solutions will provide our customers with faster access, shorter delivery times and exceptional customer service,” said Venkatadri Ranganathan, COO, Nutrition Sciences Business, Tata Chemicals Ltd. “Our portfolio of scientific ingredients made using our patented whole cell fermentation technology meets the needs of today’s health conscious and hypersensitive customers by delivering prebiotic health benefits across the board. Food and Nutraceutical Applications. We are convinced that Univar Solutions would be an excellent partner and add to our global heritage of more than 80 years and our values ​​synonymous with the Tata group. “

About Univar Solutions

Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) is a leading global distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients representing a premier portfolio of leading global producers. With the largest private transport fleet and the largest technical sales force in the industry, unprecedented logistics know-how, in-depth market and regulatory knowledge, formulation and recipe development and digital tools A leading company, the company is well positioned to provide tailored solutions and value-added services to a wide range of markets, industries and applications. While fulfilling its goal of helping keep communities healthy, nourished, clean and safe, Univar Solutions is committed to helping customers and suppliers innovate and focus on Brighter Futures. Learn more at univarsolutions.com.

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