IFF, DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences merger creates new global ingredients and solutions leader

US – IFF has completed  the previously announced merger of IFF and DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (“N&B”) business, creating a new global ingredients and solutions leader. As a result of the completion of the transaction, DuPont has received a one-time US$7.3 billion cash payment, subject to adjustment. Additionally, effective at transaction close, DuPont shareholders own 55.4% of the combined company and IFF’s shareholders own 44.6%. “We are thrilled to officially unite IFF and N&B, forging a leader in the global consumer goods and commercial products value chain that will redefine…

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DuPont brings listeria inhibiting meat preservative to processors in the Middle East

MIDDLE EAST– DuPont Nutrition & Bioscience is bringing one of its most effective and label-friendly antimicrobial systems to processed meat manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa. Proven to inhibit the growth of Listeria monocytogenes and other gram-positive bacteria, the newly launched NovaGARD NR 100-G is part of the DuPont Danisco range of antimicrobials. Ensuring food safety in a high risk category The threat of listeriosis – a disease caused by Listeria Monocytogenes in the Middle East is ever present as almost 90 percent of meat products sold in the…

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DuPont introduces new probiotic with proven ability to reduce perceived stress

US – Nutrition and biosciences company DuPont has launched HOWARU® Calm, a probiotic aimed at helping dietary supplement manufacturers decrease the cycle of consumer stress. Dupont says that the new probiotic can be added to existing dietary supplement products or used to create new ones. In addition, it can also be formulated into innovative food and beverage products sure to meet the increasing consumer demand for alternative probiotic formats. According to a statement from DuPont, the product helps adults manage the psychological response to perceived stress, promoting mental well-being and…

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DuPont launches new yogurt enzyme range as it continues commitment to open innovation strategy

USA – Nutrition and biosciences company Dupont has launched a new range of enzymes dubbed Versilk™ aimed at helping yogurt and beverage manufacturers achieve optimal texture and taste in yogurts, drinkable dairy products and other drinkable fermented products. DuPont says that this new innovation is a viscosity-modulating enzyme for high protein applications. “It gives manufacturers a new way to deliver the desired viscosity, mouthfeel and taste profile that meets consumers’ needs for an indulgent product with health benefits,” DuPont added. With the enzyme, manufacturers of dairy and plant-based yogurts will…

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DuPont partners Institute for the Future to advance innovation in the food and beverage industry.

US – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has partnered with Institute for the Future (IFTF), a US-based not-for-profit organization, to advance innovation in the food and beverage industry. Through the partnering with IFTF, Dupont’s food and beverage platform aims to strengthen its capabilities to develop far-sighted innovations with customers that anticipate shifts in market needs. Think tank IFTF maps market drivers and signals, and provides long-term perspectives on change, including forecasts for disruptive ‘megatrends’ in the food industry. Birgitte Borch, global marketing leader, food and beverage at DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences…

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Probiotic supplementation improves user physical performance – new study finds

FINLAND – A new study by DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has revealed a positive correlation between intestinal microbiota composition and physical activity among athletes. The study which evaluating clinical evidence on the interaction between gut microbiota and physical activity adds to mounting evidence of the health benefits of the human microbiome. Nutritional habits of athletes has been a highly researched topic, especially in the areas of training, performance and post-exercise recovery. However, DuPoint notes that the role of intestinal microbiota in physical performance is less understood prompting the evaluation of…

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DuPont launches new dairy cultures, probiotic formulations in China

CHINA – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont), a Danish bio-based company, has launched a series of dairy cultures and probiotic formulations for China, offering yogurt producers new solutions for differentiation, positioning them for future growth. These new cultures, according to DuPont enable faster fermentation and higher probiotic counts while maintaining a mild taste and premium texture for consumers. The new cultures include Yo-Mix Prime, Yo-Mix Fast 1.0, DuPont Danisco LPC 800 and Howaru Bifido. The Yo-Mix Prime cultures offer manufacturers the ability to create optimal mildness and premium creamy texture…

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DuPont launches new phage alternative for cheese makers to meet global demand

DENMARK – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont), a Danish bio-based company, has announced the launch of CHOOZIT BC 02, a new phage alternative for cheese makers looking to meet the increasing global demand for pizza cheese and meet consumers’ preference in terms of pizza cheese browning. Part of the DuPont Danisco portfolio of ingredients, the new culture joins CHOOZIT BC 01 as a proprietary formulation designed to assist cheese makers to create added value and flexibility for their food service customers: enabling them to achieve a consistent quality pizza cheese in a wide…

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DuPont launches new brand ‘Danisco Planit’ for plant-based food and beverages

DENMARK – Global ingredients supplier, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched a new brand design, Danisco Planit, that covers services, expertise and an unmatched ingredient portfolio for plant-based food and beverage products made with a ‘planet forward,’ sustainable approach. According to the company, Danisco Planit comprises of a range of ingredients that help provide enhanced bio-protection, an improved nutritional profile, and better taste and texture of products. In addition, it offers greater cost efficiency and lower environmental impact, meeting the needs of manufacturers of food and beverages, dietary supplements and…

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DuPont appoints new CEO and CFO to accelerate operational performance improvement

USA – The global biosciences company, DuPont has appointed the company’s current Executive Chairman Edward D. Breen to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer. The company has also appointed Lori D. Koch, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, as the new Chief Financial Officer. Both appointments are effective immediately.    DuPont’s Board of Directors said that it made these leadership changes to accelerate operational performance improvement and to more directly tap Ed Breen’s significant management experience. As a result of the appointments, Marc Doyle…

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