Expanded Partnership with Food Producer in Europe
Antwerp, Belgium, 29th June 2009 – Univar, a leading European company specializing in the sales, marketing, application and safe handling of a wide range of chemicals and ingredients, today announced an expansion of its distribution partnership with Amilina, a major flour producer.
John van Osch, Univar Europe’s President EMEA said, ‘This agreement with Amilina is very important to Univar. It signifies a further expansion of our footprint in the food industry across Europe and will allow us to create further value for our customers by offering an even broader product portfolio.”
Univar has become a trusted distributor for Amilina (formerly known as Malsena), the largest flour producer in the Baltic States, founded in 1841. Univar will distribute Amilina starch products, renowned for their high purity and extremely low microbiological count, in Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Amilina, which is both ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 certified, has an excellent reputation for the quality of its starch products, which are used throughout a variety of industries.
Michel Burla, European Food Industry Manager, commented on the collaboration, “It is great to have a partnership with this company. By creating alliances with reputable companies such as Amilina, we can continue to offer our customers the best value products wherever they are located.”
Operating from 56 distribution locations in 20 countries across Europe, Univar’s 2,400 local employees serve more than 50,000 European customers in a diverse range of industries including coatings, food, personal care, pharma and other major sectors.
To learn more about the products and services offered by Univar Food Ingredients please visit our stand (8Q22) at FIE (Food Ingredients Europe) on 17-19 November in Frankfurt.
To learn more about Univar Europe, please visit: http://www.univareurope.com/
To learn more about Amilina, please visit: http://www.amilina.com/