Corbion Plant Preps for More Organic Foods Growth
Recent certification of production facilities in Blair, Neb., better positions company to help manufacturers meet the growing demand for organic food products.
As the market for organic foods continues to expand, global ingredient solutions leader Corbion has earned organic certification for its plant in Blair, Neb., where the company manufactures vinegar- and lactic acid-based ingredient products for the food industry. The move enhances Corbion's ability to manage production and increases the security of supply for makers of organic foods.
"In the age of the Internet and social media, consumers are focused like never before on what's in the foods they eat, whether they are safe and healthy, and how they impact the planet," said Ruud Peerbooms, Senior Vice President, Food Ingredient Solutions at Corbion. "Organic options are an important part of the food industry's future, and we want to make sure our customers can count on us to help them meet that demand."
In the 2017 Market LOHAS (Lifestyle Of Health And Sustainability) Health & Natural Consumer Survey Study, consumers cited health and the environment as the top two motivations for purchasing organic foods. According to Nielsen Homescan household projected data, U.S. organic food sales grew nearly 9% in 2018 to more than $21 billion.
Corbion's broad portfolio of sustainable and clean-label solutions leverages its expertise in natural fermentation processes and applying them solve some of the food industry's most pressing challenges, such as reducing food waste and increasing safety in the global food supply.
For more information, please contact:
Stephanie Carlson, Global Marketing Communications Manager, Meat
+1 (913) 890 5446, Stephanie.email@example.com
Analysts and investors :
Jeroen van Harten, Director Investor Relations
+31 (0)20 590 6293, +31(0)6 21 577 086
Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients. We develop sustainable ingredient solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2018, Corbion generated annual sales of € 897.2 million and had a workforce of 2,040 FTE. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com
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