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Trusted, Reliable Distribution Partner for Navigating Oleochemical Embargos Trusted, Reliable Distribution Partner for Navigating Oleochemical Embargos

See how Univar Solutions helped a customer overcome the oleochemical embargo by securing an alternative material from a leading glycerin supplier.…

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The Essentials Heroes The Essentials Heroes

Over the course of 2020, the word “Essentials” took on a new meaning. Around the globe, we now know essentials to be the products that we…

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A Bold Claim in the Chemical Distribution Marketplace Digital On-Demand: Bringing Real-world Solutions to Customers Even Faster

Success in today’s market requires new ideas and new ways of working, and ensuring that innovation and growth happens fast, efficiently, and…

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Our Perspective on the Chlor-alkali Market Our Perspective on the Chlor-alkali Market

As the Vice President of Bulk Chemical Distribution for Univar Solutions, Joe Serna is responsible for bringing differentiated service and value…

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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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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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Cleaning Products: When to Avoid Mixing [translations pending] 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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CASE Case Study: Helping automotive manufacturers CASE Case Study: Helping automotive manufacturers

After the Univar Solutions lab began using this method, all incoming solvents were tested for silicone. When repackaged, every container of solvents…

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How the Plant-Based Revolution is Impacting the Milk Category [translations pending] 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 [translations pending] Food Ingredients Case Study: Sun-Maid

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

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Clean Beauty Principles [translations pending] 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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What is Beauty with a Clean Slate? [translations pending] What is Beauty with a Clean Slate?

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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Supplier Sustainability Initiatives & Practices [translations pending] 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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Let's Not Forget About Sun Protection [translations pending] 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? [translations pending] 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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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

Written by Fahad Azam, Univar Solutions Technical Specialist for Food Ingredients

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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

As autumn brings changes to the natural beauty around us, and a new year brings promise of new opportunity, we have decided to embark on an exciting…

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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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Beauty Trends – Consumers Make the Switch to Silicone-Free Skin Care Beauty Trends – Consumers Make the Switch to Silicone-Free Skin Care

Silicones have played a major role in cosmetics and personal care products; so why are companies opting not to use them? Whether it be due to…

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