IFF says it has acquired The Additive Advantage, a manufacturing and licensing firm focused on delivery systems of microencapsulation and active ingredients. Financial details of the deal, including purchase price, were not disclosed.
TAA’s customers are mainly in the food, beverage, pharma, animal health and cosmetics industries. The company’s proprietary technology allows for the “printing” of active ingredients onto consumer products in these areas.
By Vincent Valk
Source: Chemical Week
Cécile Béliot has assumed the role of Bel Group chief executive officer, following the decision to separate the roles of chairman and CEO. The separation of the functions will enable Bel Group to develop in three areas of healthy snacking. Meanwhile, the company’s former CEO, Antoine Fiévet, has had his mandate renewed as chairman of the board.
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf was grilled by lawmakers during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing, where he was slammed over the agency’s handling of the escalating infant formula shortage.
Sweegen is ramping up its efforts to reduce sugar across F&B applications while simultaneously tapping into the benefits of using antioxidants and bitter blocking technology. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, Casey McCormick, vice president of global innovation at Sweegen, says product developers can find a broad range of solutions in Sweegen’s nature-based sweetener systems as brands elevate better-for-you foods.