Tate & Lyle expands Singapore food application centre

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Tate & Lyle unveils its enhanced hub for the Asia-Pacific food and beverage industry

Biopolis, Singapore, 07 March 2018: Tate & Lyle PLC (‘Tate & Lyle’), a leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of a major expansion of its laboratory in Singapore, transforming it into a leading-edge hub for food and beverage formulation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Applications scientists in our Singapore laboratory
Applications scientists in our Singapore laboratory

Tate & Lyle has upgraded and doubled the size of its application centre to meet growing industry demand for ingredients and solutions that lower sugar, fat and calories, and enrich consumer products.

The laboratory has state-of-the-art technology including pilot-scale capabilities in beverage, dairy, bakery, sauce and dressing processing that enable Tate & Lyle food scientists to work in collaboration with food and beverage partners to develop great tasting products that meet consumers’ needs.

Enhanced analytical capabilities at the application centre bring together the multi-disciplinary approach needed to drive successful food formulation from the ingredients and recipe, to the application, to the sensory experience. Tate & Lyle’s application and technical service teams also provide the technical capability, recipe knowledge and optimisation expertise needed for manufacturers to overcome processing and scale-up challenges.

Harry Boot, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Tate & Lyle Asia Pacific, said: “Manufacturers are increasingly looking to agile and expert partners like Tate & Lyle to help them meet growing consumer demand for great tasting food and beverages that support balanced diets and lifestyles.

“Our Singapore application centre brings together Tate & Lyle’s cutting-edge science, market leading ingredients and product development capabilities, offering a formulation “one-stop-shop” for manufacturers across the region.”

Tate & Lyle’s Singapore application centre is also the company’s Asia-Pacific Headquarters and is supported by a network of applications laboratories, sales and technical service resources in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.



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About Tate & Lyle:
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, with operations in over 30 locations worldwide.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Speciality Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients, supported by our Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations groups. The Group's strategy is to become a leading global provider of Speciality Food Ingredients through a disciplined focus on growth, and by driving Bulk Ingredients for sustained cash generation to fuel this growth.

Speciality Food Ingredients consists of three platforms: Texturants, which includes speciality starches and stabilisers; Sweeteners, which comprises nutritive sweeteners and our range of no-calorie sweeteners including SPLENDA® Sucralose; and our Health and Wellness portfolio which includes speciality fibres and our salt-reduction offering. Additionally, our Food Systems business provides a wide variety of blended ingredient solutions.

Tate & Lyle Bulk Ingredients includes bulk sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants). Corn co-products from both divisions are primarily sold as animal feed.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2017, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visithttp://www.tateandlyle.com

SPLENDA® is a trademark of Heartland Consumer Products LLC.