Cargill inks deal with Canadian food distributors

by Eric Schroeder
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WINNIPEG, MAN. — Cargill reached agreement with three of Canada’s leading food distributors — L.V. Lomas Ltd., Nealanders International Inc. and Univar Canada — to supply products manufactured by Cargill Texturizing Solutions and Cargill Sweetness Solutions.

"We believe that we can better serve Canada’s diverse and geographically vast food industry by partnering with strong, nationally-focused distributors," said Mark Brewster, senior account manager for Cargill Ltd. in Canada. "These distributors have their own unique sets of food ingredient expertise and value-added services to provide customer solutions and innovations for all types and sizes of food manufacturing companies in Canada."

L.V. Lomas has four locations in Canada and will be responsible for Cargill starches, specialty texturizing blends, maltodextrins, dextrins, glucose solids, polyols, trehalose, isomaltulose and sucromalt.

Headquartered in Toronto, with additional locations in Montreal and Vancouver, Nealanders International Inc. will distribute Cargill soy flour, textured soy, flavored textured soy, soy lecithin and sunflower lecithin.

Univar Canada, based in Vancouver, has 20 locations across Canada. The company will distribute Cargill xanthan gum, pectin, carrageenan, alginates and specialty texturing blends.

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