Cargill’s food ingredients and applications business has chosen six North American distribution partners – Univar Inc., Gillco Ingredients, International Food Products Corporation, Batory Foods, Pearson Sales Company and St. Charles Trading, Inc. This move optimizes customer experience, streamlines the supply chain and creates a platform to generate sustainable growth through a select group of committed channel partners.
“In today’s rapidly changing marketplace, our customers need industry-leading distributor partners who can augment our in-house expertise with broad product portfolios for one-stop convenience, regulatory support, flexible lead times and minimum order quantities,” said Pat Rogers, commercial leader in Cargill’s North America food ingredients business. “We’re confident these partners can deliver on those expectations, bringing added value to our customers.”
The following six channel partners make up Cargill’s food ingredients distribution network:
In addition to these six core distributors, Cargill continues to support additional distributors for other channels such as food service, retail and confectionary chocolate.
“These six partners will be powerful contributors to our business, bringing improvements to our North American supply chain, e-commerce, technical service expertise and other components critical to our customers’ success,” Rogers said. “By consolidating our regional distribution channels, our customers will be able to benefit from the unique strengths these distributors bring to the table.”