BASF has announced that the price of its food grade vitamin A is to
go up by 12 per cent due to raw material costs - in particular a
sharp rise in methanol prices that is likely to impact a range of
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.
BASF's fine chemicals division reported a huge rise in operating
profits in second quarter 2006 - no thanks to vitamins. Rather,
credit is given to a swift trade in aroma chemicals and gains from
contract manufacturing and personal...
Malaysian vitamin E supplier Carotech is investing US$40 million in
a new plant, in response to demand for its non-GMO tocotrienol
complex as consumers start to become aware of the different forms
of vitamin E.
The world's number two vitamin maker BASF opened a new production
plant for the chemical citral yesterday, the key building block for
vitamins A and E, as well as the carotenoids beta-carotene and
Supplement manufacturers can expect an end to falling vitamin
prices over the next few years, with growth markets in Asia and
overall higher consumption offsetting the continuing battle with