IFF introduces new anti-staling enzymes in China amid boom in sweet baked goods

CHINA – International Flavour and Ingredients (IFF) is launching a new range of bakery enzymes for the Chinese market touted as improving productivity and reducing product returns. The enzymes, Powerfresh and Powersoft are marketed under the Danisco range of food ingredients that is now part of the IFF family. IFF in a statement said that consumers in China are looking for a more refined quality and a more indulgent experience from baked goods. Consequently, improver houses and bakeries in the country, have been working tirelessly to make products that enhance…

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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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