Univar Solutions to distribute Valio's Eila lactose-free milk powders

By Jim Cornall contact

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Univar Solutions appointed exclusive distributor of Valio’s Eila lactose free milk powders in selected European countries. Pic: Valio
Univar Solutions appointed exclusive distributor of Valio’s Eila lactose free milk powders in selected European countries. Pic: Valio

Related tags: Univar Solutions, Valio, Lactose intolerance, lactose-free, Lactose-free dairy

Univar Solutions B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., a global chemical and ingredient distributor, is to distribute Finnish dairy company Valio’s Eila lactose-free milk powders in Sweden, the UK, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Greece.

With the exclusive agreement, Univar Solutions said it is well-positioned to meet the needs of manufacturers for ice cream, dairy, confectionery, bakery, ready meal, special nutrition and other products, who are seeking an increasing amount of lactose free solutions.

Products made with Valio Eila lactose free ingredients offer natural sugar reduction and protein enrichment. The ingredients offer lactose intolerant individuals the opportunity to enjoy dairy-based products without any symptoms caused by indigestion.

Simon Atkins, industry director of food ingredients in Europe, Middle East and Africa for Univar Solutions, said, "With increased consumer awareness of digestive wellness and market growth in free from products across Europe, our partnership with Valio on their Eila range of lactose free ingredients provides Univar Solutions with an exciting, new opportunity.

“These unique ingredients will further expand our portfolio and enhance our value to all customers seeking to develop innovative recipes with a lactose free claim across multiple categories.”

Related topics: Ingredients, Fresh Milk, Functional Dairy

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