DOWNERS GROVE, ILL. — Univar Solutions Inc. launched Foodology by Univar Solutions, a specialized team focused on the distribution and technical innovation needs of the food and nutrition ingredient industries.

Foodology’s goal is to provide global brands with access to the ingredients, formulation, testing resources, regulatory expertise and supply chains needed to sustainably feed the world’s growing population, according to the company. The team will work with brands of all sizes to develop cleaner labels, respond to market and regulatory trends, test label claims and bring new products to market faster.

“Foodology combines our industry-leading distribution resources, our global network of food scientists, and ingredient specialists across our ecosystem of global solution centers, including the food-focused development space inside The Hatchery in Chicago, with an even stronger bench of industry experts,” said Kevin Hack, global vice president of food ingredients at Univar Solutions. “These capabilities unite our world-class distribution footprint and deep food industry technical knowledge to design and deliver innovative solutions to every corner of the world, making us the differentiated choice to those with ingredient needs.”