Using health care professionals to help promote an ingredient has obvious benefits, but convincing these professionals requires a lot of science. Kemin and Cognis talk about how to make this approach a success.
‘Billion dollar deal’ was not a phrase bandied about the food ingredients industry much last year. With BASF buying Cognis for €3.1bn and Corn Products International paying $1.3bn for National Starch, M&A looks to be thawing – but best not get over-excited...
Speculation about typical asset valuing ion the chemicals industry by Cognis’s chief financial officer, Marco Panichi, has led to a figure of €3.4bn being attached to the German ingredient company, as buy-out speculation mounts.
A Wisconsin start-up has launched the first Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)-fortified chocolate milk in the US, making it the third localized release, CLA food or drink product to hit the market since GRAS (generally recognized as safe) approval was achieved...
German ingredients giant Cognis has gained access to one of the
world's largest natural compounds databases in a move it hopes will
generate business in new functional foods, supplements and
European ingredients firm Cognis is using the IFT event in Chicago
this week as a platform to launch a variety of new products on the
US market, including emulsifiers, aerating agents and a 'natural'
Cognis is looking to tailor a competitive edge for its branded
ingredients by combining them under one platform designed to push
their scientific basis, as well as any health claims they may hold,
for dietary supplements and functional...
Puleva Biotech has signed an agreement with US-based The Wright
Group for its Eupoly fish oils to be used in a new line of
microencapsulated powders, becoming the latest supplier to shore up
its presence in an ever more crowded market.
Cognis has announced its first move in the competitive omega-3
market with the acquisition of Norwegian fish oil concentrate
supplier Napro Pharma, and is developing new solutions to aid its
use in foods.
Cognis is counting on phytosterols and branded ingredients like
Tonalin CLA to drive its nutrition and health business unit, while
at the same time investigating strategic options for the company as
Stronger demand for chemicals lifted sales across all business
units at Cognis, the Germany company said this week, with one of
the best performances from its health ingredients division
confirming the group's focus on wellness,...
Cognis Nutrition & Health is introducing a vegetarian version
of its marigold-derived Xangold 10% microencapsulated lutein ester
beadlets for tablet and dry food formulators seeking to meet the
needs of a burgeoning vegetarian...
Cognis, the speciality chemicals company, suffered a tough year in
the nutritional ingredients market, with a long-awaited surge in
the growth of its natural vitamin E sales undermined by adverse
Cognis Nutrition and Health has added a new vegetable sterol esters
ingredient to its product range. The company, which launched the
product for the US market at the SupplySide West tradeshow last
week, said vegetable sterol esters...
The Cognis Group, a leader in antioxidant and botanical
ingredients, announced recently that it is near to completing
construction of the world's largest stand-alone manufacturing
facility for phytosterols.
Always one of the biggest stands at Vitafoods, Cognis Nutrition and
Health seem ever more present this year, with heavy marketing,
including an evening event, to launch its Tonalin CLA to the
Cognis Nutrition and Health and Kemin Foods have finally reached an
agreement in court over the marketing and promotional issues for
lutein and lutein esters products.Specific terms of the agreement
are to remain confidential between...
Natural specialty ingredients manufacturer Kemin Foods, has filed a
lawsuit in the US contending that fine chemicals company, Cognis
Corp., continues to make false claims that blur the differences
between lutein esters and the purified...