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Helping the Navajo Nation during an Unprecedented Time Helping the Navajo Nation during an Unprecedented Time

As a purpose driven and values based company, Univar Solutions, in partnership with Mauser Packaging Solutions, acquired sixty 275 gallon Intermediate…

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With nine chemical ingredient and bulk distribution centers and 715,000 square feet of storage in your region - you can trust us with your critical…

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Beginning in 2017, multiuse stick products took over the category, outpacing single-function stick products. According to Mintel GNPD, 7% of…

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Meaningful Hair Volume for Different Hair Types Without Compromising on Care Properties Meaningful Hair Volume for Different Hair Types Without Compromising on Care Properties

Long-lasting hair volume is one of the most complicated benefits to achieve. This is especially the case for fine and thin hair. A new technology…

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How the Plant-Based Revolution is Impacting the Milk Category How the Plant-Based Revolution is Impacting the Milk Category

The Dairy sector is seemingly under siege in many markets following the recent rise of conscious consumerism. Increased availability of information…

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Food Ingredients Case Study: Sun-Maid Food Ingredients Case Study: Sun-Maid

Univar Solutions helps Sun-Maid stay abreast of consumers’ trend toward natural foods.

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Sustainability and SYLFAT™ Tall Oil Fatty Acid (TOFA) from Kraton Sustainability and SYLFAT™ Tall Oil Fatty Acid (TOFA) from Kraton

Want to formulate your products with high-performance fatty acids and support your customer’s focus on sustainability? Look no further than…

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Supplier Sustainability Initiatives & Practices Supplier Sustainability Initiatives

Many of our partners are actively working to do their part when it comes to sustainability, ethical and responsible practices and more...

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One of the best aspects of the beauty industry is its constant evolution. As formulators and brands, we have endless opportunities to grow, expand…

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Clean Beauty Principles Clean Beauty Principles

We’ve developed 6 Clean Beauty Principles to help guide your formulation process, help you with ingredient selection and more...

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Let's Not Forget About Sun Protection Let's Not Forget About Sun Protection

Univar Solutions has one of the most comprehensive personal care portfolios for the suncare industry and are proud to offer a wide range of organic…

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Preservatives – use them, lose them, or use a natural alternative? Preservatives – use them, lose them, or use a natural alternative?

Over the past few years, the clean label trend has continued to grow and evolve, giving it a permanent presence in the food industry. In 2019,…

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Growth for Topical Analgesics Growth for Topical Analgesics

In both the USA and Canada, topical analgesics/anesthetics is a fast-growing segment within consumer health. The increase in topical analgesics…

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Paving the Way to Zero and Low VOC Formulations Paving the Way to Zero and Low VOC Formulations

The coatings industry has taken action to reduce environmental impact by regulating the effect of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) on the environment.…

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Leveraging a Strategic Partner Results <br> in Success Leveraging a Strategic Partner Results in Success

Much of business, and life as we knew it, has rapidly changed over the last 90 days. In times of uncertainty, customers need more than security…

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Protecting Our People and Ensuring Security of Our Supply Chain Protecting Our People and Ensuring Security of Our Supply Chain

Univar Solutions and its global Supply Chain and Operations organization have been rapidly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic since early January,…

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Cleaning Products: When to Avoid Mixing Cleaning Products: When to Avoid Mixing

As we adapt to limited cleaning supplies on grocery shelves many have started creating alternative cleaning solutions at home. Although resourceful,…

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Protecting Our Frontline Employees Protecting Our Frontline Employees

Above everything, at Univar Solutions, we are Serious about Safety. Our focus on safety is one of the five values that helps to drive and guide…

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Do Hand Sanitizers Go Bad? Do Hand Sanitizers Go Bad?

In the current healthcare climate, proper handwashing and disinfecting are on the top of everyone's mind. With the increase in demand for hand…

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Objects You Forget to Disinfect Objects You Forget to Disinfect

As we adapt to the new standard of living cleaning and social distancing are at the forefront of everyone's mind. There are objects and surfaces…

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Bringing You Solutions from Home Bringing You Solutions from Home

As part of our contingency planning to help ensure the health and safety of our employees and business continuity for our customers, Univar Solutions…

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Luxe Moisture to Brighten Your Day A Little Luxe Moisture to Brighten Your Day

If you’re looking to develop a truly nourishing cream that can offer your consumers a bit of indulgent luxurious self-care, start with our…

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Univar Solutions Global Connections 2020 Global Connections 2020

Over the past year, Univar Solutions' combined teams across the globe have been working diligently to serve as your collaborative ally, partnering…

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A Glycerin Insight: Production and Market Updates A Glycerin Insight: Production and Market Updates

Did you know that glycerin (also known as glycerol) isn’t actually made on purpose, but is in fact a byproduct? When fats or oils such as coconut…

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Hand Soap vs. Sanitizers: The Great Debate? Hand Soap vs. Sanitizers: The Great Debate?

I encourage using both soap and hand sanitizer if possible, because, while soap washes off bacteria, hand sanitizers kill them. Therefore, if…

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Fueling Growth and Building Deeper Relationships Fueling Growth and Building Deeper Relationships

Forward-leaning organizations are looking for ways to unlock sustainable value in 2020 and beyond. Brian Jurcak, Vice President of Product Marketing…

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Plant-based Protein – A Market and Trends Overview Plant-based Protein – A Market and Trends Overview

Health is no longer a trend, it’s a lifestyle that more and more people are adopting with both “plant” and “protein” as key contributing…

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Organic vs. Organic Compliant: Win-Win for Food Industry and Health-Minded Consumers Organic vs. Organic Compliant: Win-Win for Food Industry and Health-Minded Consumers

Written by Emily Boge, Univar Solutions Application Development Specialist for Food Ingredients

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Back to the Basics: Types of Emulsifiers and Their Applications Back to the Basics: Types of Emulsifiers and Their Applications

Written by Hopeton Watson, Application Development Specialist for Univar Solutions Food Ingredients

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The CBD Trend The CBD Trend

Written by Bo Li, Application Development Specialist for Univar Solutions Food Ingredients

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Beauty Trends – Hair Remedy Regimens Beauty Trends – Hair Remedy Regimens

Recently, our lab experts have been taking note of the growing trend of consumers desiring a multi-step hair care regimen that focuses on hair…

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Beauty Trends - Helping You Stay Current with New Year’s Resolutions Beauty Trends - Helping You Stay Current with New Year’s Resolutions

As we venture into the new year, many will embark on new beginnings and optimistic resolutions—that we seldom manage to keep. Some of the top…

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Improved Formula for Manufacturer of Skincare Products Improved Formula for Manufacturer of Skincare Products

A manufacturer of specialty skincare products wanted to develop a biphasic makeup remover that would provide consumers with a gentle but effective…

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A New Chapter: Bringing the Latest Beauty Trends to You A New Chapter: Bringing the Latest Beauty Trends to You

At the Univar Solutions Lab our entire team is committed to bringing the latest trends and technologies to the forefront.  And, we find excitement…

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Oxybenzone-free Sun Protection: Five of the Safest and Most Effective SPFs Oxybenzone-free Sun Protection: Five of the Safest and Most Effective SPFs

Oxybenzone, or benzonephenone-3, is one of the most common chemical filters found in commercial sunscreens. It forms colorless crystals that…

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Urban Defense Beauty Solutions: Protect Your Skin from Hidden Aggressors Urban Defense Beauty Solutions: Protect Your Skin from Hidden Aggressors

With the skin being the first barrier against external attacks, it’s only natural it is susceptible to damage. On a daily basis, our skin is…

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Boost Your Hair Products to Defend Against Urban Stress Boost Your Hair Products to Defend Against Urban Stress

When juggling the demands of a busy lifestyle, it’s easy to see how city life and daily activities can take a toll on the look and feel of…

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