DuPont launches new ascorbic acid alternative for the baking industry

CHINA – DuPont, an American conglomerate, is the first company that has launched a new ascorbic acid alternative, Hexose Oxidase, for the baking industry. According to the company, the hexose oxidase technology present in the DuPont Danisco GRINDAMYL SUREBake product range can utilize many different sugar molecules as a substrate rather than just glucose alone,…

DuPont announces expansion plans for the R&D team with a new clean label hub facility

DENMARK - DuPont Nutrition & Health, a Danish bio-based company, has announced it is expanding its R&D team by creating a “clean label hub” at the Brabrand facility. According to the company, it intends to boost its project pipeline in healthy nutrition and clean label texturant offerings, six new employees will join the existing team…

DuPont develops a naturally sourced monoglyceride emulsifier for improved production

USA - DuPont Nutrition & Health has developed a new, naturally sourced monoglyceride emulsifier that brings food manufacturers improved production and handling efficiencies. Monoglycerides are among the most widely used emulsifiers in the food industry, but they can become lumpy under certain conditions. Many food manufacturers faced a challenge with product flowability when using powdered,…

DuPont to open a new innovation site in Japan to expand production

JAPAN - DuPont Nutrition & Health, an American conglomerate, will open a new innovation site in Japan later this summer to serve customers primarily in the bakery, beverage and dairy industries. Located in the Kanagawa Prefecture, the 700-square-metre facility will provide solutions for the company’s Japan- and Korea-based clients. According to the company, the site’s…

DuPont unveils new generation of POWERBake enzymes for South America

USA - DuPont has unveiled a new generation of POWERBake® 8000 enzymes for bakery industry in South America for a more efficient and stable baking process. This is an expansion of DuPont Danisco POWERBake range of fungal xylanases providing bakers with benefits including increased final product volume and characteristics. The enzymes are important in improving consistency…

DuPont launches a new label-friendly antioxidant in powder form

USA - DuPont Nutrition & Health, one of the largest chemical producers, has announced its debut of Guardian Toco 30p, a highly effective and label-friendly antioxidant from naturally sourced mixed tocopherols in a powder form. According to the company, the manufacturers of cereal and granola brands will have a convenient, easy-to-use antioxidant protection product when…

ADM, DuPont partner to produce and market cellulose enzyme

USA - Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), the global food processing and commodities trading corporation has announced a collaboration with DuPont Industrial Biosciences to develop, produce and market cellulose enzymes for operators of grain-based ethanol plants. According to ADM, cellulose enzymes assist in hydrolysing the corn kernel fiber, which consists mostly of cellulose and hemicellulose…

Protein is critical to successful weight loss and maintenance, says DuPont

USA - DuPont Nutrition& Health latest research study demonstrates that incorporating protein in an energy-restricted diet is important in successful weight loss and maintenance. A clinical study carried out by researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in collaboration with DuPont’s nutrition division showed that including high-protein source like soy protein would lead…

DuPont ‘healthy’ probiotic receives approval in Brazil

BRAZIL - DuPont Nutrition and Health has received approval for its Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™ probiotic strain from the Brazilian Health Regulatory Authority (ANVISA) to market it in Brazil with a claim that the ingredient contributes to gastrointestinal health. ANVISA granted the approval after assessing four clinical trials to determine whether the strain had a positive…

DuPont divests its alginates business to JRS Group

USA - DuPont has received approval from the European Commission (EC) to divest its alginates business to JRS Group, a manufacturer of functional additives from plant-based raw materials. The divestiture, expected to close in the third quarter 2018 was a requirement set by the EC for its proposed acquisition of FMC’s Health & Nutrition (H&N)…