DOWNERS GROVE, ILL. — Univar Solutions Inc., a provider of specialty ingredients and chemicals, has reached an agreement with Leprino Foods Co. to distribute Leprino’s dairy products and ingredients in the United States and Canada.

The agreement includes nutritional dairy ingredients such as lactose, sweet whey, and whey protein concentrate and isolate. Leprino ingredients are used in a variety of health and wellness applications, ranging from early life, adult and nutraceutical blends to sports and animal nutrition products.

“Our relationship with Leprino Foods provides customers expanded access to more of the in-demand ingredients needed to remain atop health-conscious consumers' shopping lists,” said Kevin Hack, global vice president of food ingredients for Univar Solutions. “With an unwavering commitment to collaboratively match our suppliers’ products with customer needs and our significant North American distribution footprint, we can help Leprino Foods expand their reach while providing customers the support and solutions needed to overcome their dairy formulation challenges.”