Nutrient premix supplier Fortitech has appointed a new senior technical services specialist, who will be responsible for the formulation of new “nutrient systems” for use in foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals.
The divestiture of a joint venture between BASF and Fortitech will have no impact on customers, said Fortitech, which confirmed that it will continue to make its nutrient premixes with the same ingredients.
New York State-based Fortitech announced its Asia Pacific operations have secured a manufacture and supply contract for iron premix with the Pakistan Ministry of Health's National Wheat Flour Fortification Program.
The West Coast's thirst for energy drinks has driven nutrient premix specialist Fortitech to open a new manufacturing facility in Califoria set to increase the company's production for the Western United States by 350 percent.
DSM Nutritional Products is introducing a new formulation of lycopene suitable for the spectrum of specialist diets, giving its customers one ingredient suitable for dietary supplement, food and beverage applications.
BASF is introducing a new formulation of compressible vitamin A suitable for the spectrum of specialist diets, giving its customers one ingredient to meet the specifications of every market in which their products are sold.