L.V. Lomas to Represent SensoryEffects Exclusively in Western United States

September 20, 2016

L.V. Lomas is pleased to announce our expanding distribution partnership with SensoryEffects in the United States. Effective September 12, 2016 L.V. Lomas will be the sole distributor of SensoryEffects in the Western region of the United States for their Encapsulate and Flavor Inclusion products.

We greatly value the support, high quality products and service provided by SensoryEffects.

“We are very excited to extend our partnership with SensoryEffects Encapsulates and Inclusions on the West Coast of the U.S. of which we initiated in Canada over 10 years ago,” said Mario Colombo of L.V. Lomas.

For more information, please contact:
Karen Gallagher
Sales Manager, North American Food Sales

Extended Partnership between Cargill and L.V. Lomas

September 6, 2016

The excitement continues...

L.V. Lomas is proud to extend our partnership with Cargill with the addition of Cocoa & Chocolate effective September 1, 2016. L.V. Lomas is the current distributor in Canada for a wide range of Cargill items including starch & modified starch, salt and sodium reduction platforms, inulin, polyols (maltitol, mannitol & erythritol), stevia and vegetable oils (canola & sunflower).

What can you expect?

The addition of Cocoa & Chocolate to our portfolio provides a greater diversity of products to offer Canadian Food manufacturers. Cargill is a global leader in cocoa and chocolate, and with 50 years of industry experience has developed world-class products and services. Cargill manufactures a wide range of cocoa powder materials and guarantees high-quality products, every time. With regard to chocolate, Cargill provides a wide range of shapes, sizes and types (dark, white & milk) as well as premium, sustainable and ethical chocolate.

Want to know more?

• Call your L.V. Lomas Technical Sales Representative or 1-800-575-3382.
• Chat with us
• Follow the L.V. Lomas Food Ingredients page on LinkedIn for the latest trends and insight on the food industry.

L.V. Lomas Partners with Leader in Silicone Manufacturing

July 5, 2016

Bluestar Silicones and L.V. Lomas are very pleased to announce an exciting new partnership in Canada, with primary focus in the Personal Care and Oil & Gas markets. As a leader in silicone technology and manufacturing, Bluestar Silicones represents a strong and highly complementary addition to the existing product portfolio from world-class Principals, represented by L.V. Lomas.

“As a leader in specialty chemical distribution, L.V. Lomas is committed to delivering comprehensive market coverage, unsurpassed customer service and highly collaborative technical and regulatory support. Coupled with high quality, innovative and customized solutions available from Bluestar Silicones, our combined capabilities will represent tremendous value to our customer base”, said Basilio Nucara, Director New Business Development-Industrial, with L.V. Lomas.

About Bluestar Silicones

With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $650-million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world’s leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care.

Announcing New Partnership Between L.V. Lomas and Firmenich

May 24, 2016

L.V. Lomas is pleased and excited to announce a strategic addition to our current complement of world-class Principals. Effective July 1, 2016, L.V. Lomas will become the authorized Canadian distributor for the Flavour and Food products division of Firmenich.

Firmenich is a global leader in the production of flavours, with particular passion in the areas of Vanilla and Citrus. The Firmenich breadth of experience ensures the proper flavour recommendation for every application. We strongly feel that this addition to our product portfolio will enhance the current range of creative and vital ingredients we represent in the Canadian market,” said Randy Jones, Business Director – Food with L.V. Lomas.

Firmenich is headquartered in Switzerland, with North American headquarters in New Jersey. They are considered the largest privately owned flavor and fragrance manufacturer in the world, holding top position in the areas of vanilla and citrus flavors. L.V. Lomas is indeed fortunate to have gained their confidence and to have a long-term alignment as a chosen distribution channel to market in North America.

For more information, please contact:
Randy Jones
Business Director - Food
(905) 458-7111 x4362

L.V. Lomas, leading Canadian distributor and technical formulation partner, expands into the U.S. Food and Beverage Market

April 12, 2016

PORTLAND (April 12, 2016) – L.V. Lomas, a leading distributor of the finest ingredients manufactured by the world’s most respected Principal Partners is proud to announce its continued expansion into the US Food and Beverage Market. After decades of serving the Canadian market with distinction, Lomas will continue to drive advancement in the food ingredient industry, initiating new ideas and devising more efficient methods to bring products to market.

Combined with impeccable service rendered by the industry’s best technical minds, Lomas places primary importance on is its credibility with customers, which translates to a high level of client focus and a dedication to meet business expectations with complete transparency.

To further serve, collaborate, and innovate with its customers, Lomas recently opened the Lloyd V. Lomas Technical Centre. With a Food Application Lab, Analytical Lab, Home & Personal Care Lab and 50-seat Presentation Theater, the Technical Centre enables Lomas clients to work alongside ingredient specialists on the formulation and development of new products. The facility is loaded with state-of-the-art equipment and backed by the professional, experienced talent to see new products through all phases, from idea to production.

Lomas is proud to offer premium Food and Fine Ingredients for the Beverage, Bakery, Dairy,Prepared Foods, Confections, Fruit Prep, Meat and Natural Health categories.

About L.V. Lomas

L.V. Lomas is driven by the expertise of more than 300 qualified professionals in locations across Canada and the US. Lomas is one of North America’s leading distributors of ingredients, raw materials and packaging products. Since our founding in 1960 by Lloyd V. Lomas, L.V. Lomas has remained privately-held and proudly independent. To learn how L.V. Lomas can make a difference in your business, contact us at 844.458.7111 or visit lvlomas.com/food.


Sally Crawford
US Marketing Director
Food & Fine Chemical

Corbion Appoints L.V. Lomas as Exclusive Distributor in Canada

March 11, 2016

L.V. Lomas is pleased to announce that effective March 14, 2016, we will be the sole distributor of Corbion Purac's full range of products for the food industry in Canada.

Corbion Purac is the global leading producer of lactic acid and lactic acid derivatives. This new addition will contribute to L.V. Lomas' already comprehensive Food Products Portfolio, and facilitate additional value to our Canadian food customer base. Whether securing food safety, extending shelf life, or improving sensory and functional attributes in a wide range of food applications, we are excited to now offer Corbion Purac's innovative and market-leading solutions.

“We have had a great relationship since we began with Caravan ten years ago and we are delighted to continue collaborating with Corbion to expand their portfolio in Canada and explore together the endless opportunities in our dynamic food industry,” said Mario Colombo of L.V. Lomas.

For more information, please contact:
Colin Cranmer-Byng
Senior Account Manager
Corbion Purac
1 647 515 1886
Mario Colombo
Business Development Manager
L.V. Lomas
416 452 5944

Cabot Names L.V. Lomas their 2015 Distributor of the Year

January 15, 2016

L.V. Lomas is pleased to announce that we have been recognized as Cabot's Distributor of the Year for 2015. This is the second year L.V. Lomas has been presented with this award since we began representing Cabot in 2008.

The award recognizes Cabot's top distributor throughout Canada. Recipients are chosen based on a variety of factors, including meeting sales objectives, developing new customers, and obtaining new business.

From left to right: Wendy Pryce Lewis (Cabot), Jake Jevric (L.V. Lomas), Kevin Russell (L.V. Lomas), Mike Foxwell (L.V. Lomas), Michael Sweeney (Cabot), Bill Masterson (Cabot)

"In addition, L.V. Lomas demonstrated strong innovation and developed new business and activity in Life Sciences and City Seminars throughout the year," said Bill Masterson of Cabot.

"We couldn't be more pleased to win the award. We hold the relationship between our two companies in the highest regard and look forward to a strong 2016 and future with Cabot. Our success is very much tied to the strength of Cabot's products and services as well as the tremendous support we receive from the entire Cabot team, especially from Mike Sweeney," said Mike Foxwell, Sr. VP Marketing and Sales (Industrial) at L.V. Lomas.

L.V. Lomas is a preferred distributor of wood coatings, industrial coatings, liquid ink, adhesives, thermosite and composite, and architectural paint for Cabot in Canada.