LONDON — Univar B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Inc., has reached an agreement with Kerry Ingredients & Flavors to distribute the latter’s taste portfolio in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.

“Working with Kerry marks the first time Univar has aligned our highly functional taste portfolio to be provided by a European manufacturer,” said Simon Atkins, Univar’s food ingredients industry director, EMEA. “With Kerry’s brand recognition in a number of product markets, their portfolio enables us to further enhance our ‘taste solutions’ offering for all food manufacturing sectors.”

Bruce Clague, general manager of Kerry Taste & Nutrition U.K. and Ireland, said the partnership with Univar will allow Kerry to reach a larger marketplace.

“Our products are used to provide signature taste and improved nutrition in some of the world’s favorite consumer foods, across all food and beverage categories,” Mr. Clague said.