Univar Solutions and Gelymar Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Carrageenan in Beauty and Personal Care



Gelymar’s Gely™Blue, a portfolio of nature-derived carrageenan, has been specially designed to support the sustainable growth of personal care brands

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Univar Solutions LLC (“Univar Solutions” or “the Company”), a leading global solutions provider to users of specialty ingredients and chemicals, today announced an exclusive distribution agreement in the United States and Canada with Extractos Naturales Gelymar S.A. (“Gelymar”), which specializes in the production and commercialization of textural solutions for the personal care industry. The agreement builds upon the companies’ existing partnership in the food and pharmaceutical ingredients spaces and their joint focus on accelerating the shift toward sustainable solutions in the beauty industry.

“The beauty attitudes and expectations of consumers today are focused on more sustainable product choices,” said James Peterson, global vice president of CARE for Univar Solutions. “With that in mind, our beauty and personal care customers are seeking sustainably and ethically sourced, multi-functional ingredients from suppliers like Gelymar, and they can rely on Univar Solutions to meet these needs. The Gely™Blue cosmetic carrageenan line is a natural, multi-functional solution, which will help our customers formulate on-trend products with unique textures across beauty applications.”

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