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 solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations teams. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on growth by building leading positions globally in the categories of beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products is focused on delivering steady earnings and generating cash.

Food & Beverage Solutions consists of: Texturants, including speciality starches; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres; and Stabilisers and Functional Systems, which are bespoke ingredient blends that ensure foods retain their structure.

Primary Products consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).  It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.

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 2018, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.7 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com