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 has applied for permission to use its weight management
product Tonalin as a food ingredient, helping the firm diversify it
from the supplement market and take advantage of the European