Tate & Lyle partners Kellogg’s to offer free online course on benefits of dietary fibre

LATIN AMERICA – Tate & Lyle PLC is partnering with the Nutrition and Health Institute of Kellogg Co. (INSK) to share the latest science on dietary fibers with health clinicians, nutritionists, and food and beverage industry professionals across Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Argentina.  As part of the partnership, the companies are offering an online curriculum titled “Dietary fibers: benefits that go beyond gut health.”   The program will run from August 16 to December 31 and features 12, 20-minute video lessons in Spanish led by nutritionists and food scientists from different countries across Latin America.  A…

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Tate & Lyle sells controlling stake in primary products business to KPS Capital Partners for US$1.7B

US – Tate & Lyle PLC, a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, has entered is selling a controlling stake its Primary Products business in North America and Latin America to KPS Capital Partners.  The Primary Products Business is a leading provider of nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches, acidulants, and other corn-derived products in North America and Brazil.  The Company produces corn-derived products for a diverse set of end-uses including carbonated beverages, confectionary products, packaging applications, and animal feed, among others.   With approximately 1,700 employees across six manufacturing facilities in the United States and Brazil, the Primary Products Business generates annual revenue of approximately US$2.3…

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Tate & Lyle’s profits jump 6% buoyed by strong growth in Food & Beverage Solutions

UK – UK -based food and beverage ingredient supplier Tate & Lyle has recorded a 6% jump in profit before tax for the year ending March 31st, the group has said in a recently released  statement. The rise in profits can be attributed strong growth recorded by Food & Beverage Solutions and a higher demand for the company’s new products. Tate and Lyle’s  Food & Beverage Solutions saw volumes rise 3% resulting in a 6% growth in revenues and a 12% jump in profits to £177m (US$250m). According to the…

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Tate & Lyle to sell Primary Products unit to enhance focus on its Food and Beverage Solutions

UK – Tate & Lyle has confirmed its intentions to sell a controlling stake in its Primary Products unit to a new long-term financial partner, as it looks to focus on its Food and Beverage Solutions arm. The Telegraph, which first reported the potential sale, said that the auction could be worth up to £1.2bn (about US$1.45bn) adding that US private equity giants Apollo Global Management and Cerberus had held talks with Tate & Lyle over the sale. Historically known as one of Europe’s leading sugar producers, Tate & Lyle…

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Tate & Lyle exceeds 2020 environmental targets, embarks on achieving ambitious 2030 targets

UK – Tate & Lyle PLC, a leading global food and beverage ingredient supplier, has announced announce that it has exceeded its 2020 environmental targets, set using a 2008 baseline.  In a statement, the company said that it was able to reduce scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, generated by on-site energy use, by 25% (an equivalent of the carbon captured by nearly 1 million acres of US forestry) against a target of 19%. Additionally, the company was able to reduce waste to landfill was by 37% (an…

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Tate & Lyle appoints new Inclusion Officer, launches platform to share stabiliser science expertise

UK – Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, has appointed Lauren von Stackelberg as its new Chief Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Officer, effective 19 April 2021. In her new role, Lauren will lead the development of Tate & Lyle’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy, policies, and programs aimed at creating a truly inclusive and diverse culture and workforce. According to a statement from Tate & Lyle, Lauren has a strong track record of leading and delivering…

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Global food ingredients company Tate & Lyle defies Covid-19 challenges to deliver strong Q3 results

UK – British-headquartered, global supplier of food and beverage ingredients Tate & Lyle has rose above the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic to deliver an impressive 8% growth in revenue for the three months ended 31 December 2020. The company in a statement attributed the 8% growth in revenue to a higher volume of trade, good prices, a mix management and continued growth from New Products. North America was the company’s most profitable market delivering a double-digit revenue growth. Tate & Lyle attributes this growth to good commercial performance, strong…

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Tate & Lyle unveils new tapioca-based thickening and gelling starches

US — Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has expanded its portfolio of tapioca-based starches with the launch of new REZISTA® MAX thickening starches and BRIOGEL® gelling starches. In a statement, Tate & Lyle said the innovative tapioca starches will help food manufacturers deliver superior products thanks to their improved process tolerance, mouthfeel, fluidity and texture. The Ingredients supplier further noted that the new starches are suitable for use across dairy, soups, sauces and dressings, confectionery and more. “Tapioca starch provides some…

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Tate & Lyle expands sweetener portfolio through acquisition of stevia manufacturer Sweet Green Fields

UK – Leading British ingredients company Tate & Lyle has fully acquired stevia producer Sweet Green Fields, culminating a three-year long relationship that started with a distribution agreement in 2017. London-based Tate & Lyle, which is well known for its sweeteners, has already dabbled successfully in stevia. Its Tasteva product features steviol glycoside Reb M, but this acquisition gives the company a wider array of offerings, which it can use to capture a larger share of a market that continues to expand and bolster its bottom line. Even without the…

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Tate & Lyle to acquire majority stake in Thai tapioca group Chaodee Modified Starch

THAILAND – British-based supplier of food and beverage ingredients Tate & Lyle has agreed to acquire an 85% stake in Thailand-based tapioca ingredient manufacturer Chaodee Modified Starch for an undisclosed sum. Chaodee Modified Starch produces a range of tapioca modified food starch ingredients for a range of food and beverage applications. In addition to Tapioca/Cassava  Native Starch, Chaodee recently launched a brand new production line for Modified Tapioca/Cassava Starch, focused on the international food industry as an excellent gluten free , non GMO food alternative. Tate & Lyle, says that…

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