BASF’s €3.1bn buy-out of Cognis is driven by interest in all of the German company’s three divisions – personal care, household chemical and human nutrition – but although human nutrition is the smallest part of the acquired operation, it was vital to...
Danisco is forming a new logistics unit to underlie its three food ingredients divisions covering emulsions, cultures and sweeteners, in a bid to bring greater efficiency in its dealings with customers.
National Starch is to be sold to US-based Corn Products International for US$1.3bn, current owner Akzo Nobel has confirmed. The news ends over two years of speculation over the business’ future and propels CPI into the European market.
IOI-Loders Croklaan claims to be ushering in a new era of healthier oils and fats with the opening of its new plant, which uses enzymatic technology to interesterify oils and hone their properties in food products.