As a leading ingredient provider in North America, at Univar, we serve as a trusted advisor in sourcing ingredients for today's ever-evolving demands. At the heart of our business, you'll find a consultative team of experts dedicated to providing recommendations on industry trends, regulatory issues and distribution tactics. To us, this relationship-based strategy makes good business sense. But to our customers, it's what makes Univar your trusted partner for sourcing even the most hard-to-find ingredients. It's why Univar is your go-to choice for the ingredients you need, when you need them. And it's why Univar's industry experts feel like a true extension of your team.
Specialized Ingredient Sourcing
Sourcing your ingredients from Univar means you receive the products you need in a way that works best for your company, regardless of industry or company size. Simply stated, that means customization around every corner, from offering ingredients that can be purchased individually or in a lot, to delivering repackaging services for smaller unit size requests. Our expertise in sourcing is available where and when you need us with more than 600 distribution facilities and 90 million gallons of storage space in over 150 countries to back this promise. While we pride ourselves on cutting edge research and industry knowledge, we understand that reliable logistics are, first and foremost, why our customers choose us again and again. Our global sourcing and distribution strategy allows us to find any ingredient. Be it rail, road or sea, we'll deliver your order with inventory and shipment tracking and just-in-time delivery available to help you make the most of your working capital.
Tailored Products Backed by Innovative Research
In the world of ingredient distribution, we stand apart as a leader in value-added sourcing. We're comprised of formulators available to provide ingredient recommendations that help you create today's in-demand recipes and prepare for tomorrow's challenges. We'll analyze your request to find the best ingredients for your need, sourcing from our portfolio of respected suppliers. Our recommendations are backed by research and tailored for your specific formulation needs, which means that every Univar ingredient – from commodity to specialty – is tailored to your unique product requirements.
To us, delivering quality ingredients isn't just a smart way to do business, we view it as the only way. That's why our product breadth includes a wide range of ingredients, available through our global distribution channel.
It's our goal to help you bring innovative products to market faster. That's why our business model is built upon digitally enhanced ordering that helps you better leverage your resources. As an industry pioneer of e-commerce, our online tools and mobile applications foster 24/7 ordering, tracking and administrative services so you can spend your time and money on your core business.
At Univar, we help you achieve your business goals by making better use of your time, money and talents. Our value is in our ability to help you work smarter, from our industry-leading consultative selling to logistics that simply make sense. That's why, at Univar, we're your smart choice for ingredient expertise, product innovation and distribution.
- Drug Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT)
- Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)