Tate & Lyle expands Slovakian maltodextrin production facility to meet demand

EUROPE – Food and beverage ingredients provider, Tate & Lyle has completed expansion of its Maltosweet Maltodextrin production line at its facility in Boleraz, Slovakia. The expansion has seen the company double the facility’s production capacity to enable it meet growing global demand for food-grade Maltosweet Maltodextrin. The ingredient is a nutritive corn-based speciality sweetener made from non-GMO corn. It is available in powder and granular formats. Maltosweet Maltodextrin is a nutritive corn-based speciality sweetener made from non-GMO corn and is available in powder and granular formats. Maltodextrin acts as…

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Kenya inks deal with Slovakia to boost macadamia production

KENYA – Kenyan farmers in the eastern region are set to benefit from a deal signed between Meru County and Slovakia that will fund a macadamia nursery expected to produce 200,000 seedlings annually. Kiraitu Murungi, the governor Meru country said that the initiative is set to boost production in the macadamia sector – which has in the recent past recorded significant dynamics. “The cost of seedlings is high at Sh350 (US$3.5) each and farmers cannot afford them. With the nursery we will be able to provide farmers with seedlings and…

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