EMEA Cosmetic Markets to Gain Full Access to Cargill’s Nature-derived Ingredients


Paris, France - January 08 2018
Partnership with Univar Personal Care EMEA opens new doors for the beauty industry.

As of January 01 2018, Univar Personal Care EMEA, a leading global distributor in cosmetic ingredients, and Cargill Beauty, the personal care platform within Cargill, embarked on a new visionary partnership to deliver nature-derived, label-friendly and highly functional ingredients to the EMEA personal care markets.

Consumers are increasingly looking for cosmetic products based on nature-derived ingredients. The formation of this strategic partnership will enable Univar to better meet these needs by adding Cargill’s sustainable, label-friendly and nature derived portfolio to our current service offering,” said Matthew J. Ottaway, Vice President Focus Industries, Univar PC EMEA.

The benefits of this partnership are clear: meeting existing and future consumer needs for nature-derived and responsible cosmetics in partnership with a leading distributor.  
With Univar, we have found a leading distributor partner who can really open doors for Cargill. The company brings great expertise in sales, marketing, formulation and communication and a vision that fits perfectly with Cargill Beauty’s strategy. This partnership provides a solid foundation to bring our unique and differentiated nature-derived, label-friendly and highly functional offering to the global personal care market,” said Tony Jaillot, General Manager, Cargill Beauty.

Founded in 1924, Univar is a leading global distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals and related chemistry services. Univar operates a network of over 600 distribution facilities throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, with additional sales offices located in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Our nearly 9,000 employees serve over 100,000 customers, representing nearly every major industry and a highly diverse set of end markets.

About Cargill Beauty
Cargill Beauty, Cargill’s personal care platform launched in April 2017, addresses ingredient challenges for the cosmetic market by unleashing nature sustainably
Cargill Beauty offers a diverse portfolio of nature-derived ingredients, an integrated and responsible supply chain, state of the art research and application services and endless possibilities for the future. Cargill Beauty’s portfolio is composed of texturizers, emollients, emulsifiers, sensory enhancers and active ingredients to develop nature-based products for skin care, hair care, color care and oral care.

About Cargill
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. For more information, visit Cargill.com and our News Center.

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