Tate & Lyle Receives Non-GMO Project Verification for 18 Starches, Including the Entire Line of CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches

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Tate & Lyle has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for 18 starch ingredients, including the entire line of CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches.

(HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL.) – November 29, 2017 – Tate & Lyle PLC (‘Tate & Lyle’), a leading global provider of food ingredients and solutions, has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for 18 starch ingredients, including the entire line of CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches. The Non-GMO Project is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers and providing verified non-GMO choices.

Now, more than ever, consumers are are looking for more options from food and beverage manufacturers that meet their preferences around simpler and easier to understand ingredient lists. In fact, 63% of Americans have consumed non-GMO products in the past year, which represents a 74% increase since 2012. The Non-GMO Project verification gives manufacturers and their consumers the assurance that products, such as CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches, have completed a comprehensive verification for compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.

“In today’s complex food and beverage landscape, consumers want foods that fit their varying lifestyles and choices. Whether it be clean label foods or options with fewer calories, manufacturers need to find ways to rise to the challenge,” said Werner Barbosa, Global Platform Lead, Texturants, Tate & Lyle. “We are committed to helping brands create on-trend, extraordinary eating experiences, through simpler ingredients but which also address formulation challenges.”

Tate & Lyle’s Non-GMO Project Verified starches provide the functionality to help customers create extraordinary food textures – all while delivering label-friendly options to consumers. The ingredients receiving verification are:

            ·       The entire line of CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches which is:

o   CLARIA® Elite

o   CLARIA® Plus  

o   CLARIA® Essential

o   CLARIA®  Instant 340

o   CLARIA®  Instant 360

o   CLARIA® Bliss 560

o   CLARIA® Bliss 570

o   CLARIA® Bliss 580

·         PERMA-FLO NG Starch

·         MAXI-GEL® 617 NG Starch

·         REZISTA® 682 NG Starch

·         REZISTA® HV NG Starch

·         REZISTA® NG Starch

·         X-PAND’R® 612 NG Starch

·         X-PAND’R® SC NG Starch

·         MIRA-MIST® 662 NG Starch

·         MIRA-THIK® 603 NG Starch: MIRA-THICK® 603 F NG Starch

·         STAR-DRI® 10 NG Maltodextrin

These non-GMO starches enable manufacturers not only to address the demand for clean label ingredients, but also to tackle formulation challenges which deliver their texture goals. Texture is often one of the most challenging attributes for formulators to optimize. The combination of Tate & Lyle’s deep formulation expertise and ingredient portfolio provides food manufacturers with the right solutions to meet labeling requirements and the desirable texture that makes food extraordinary.

For more information on Non-GMO Project verification, visit http://nongmoproject.org. For more information on Tate & Lyle’s texturant solutions, visit http://tateandlyle.com and non-GMO alternatives, visit https://www.tateandlyle.com/non-gmo-alternatives

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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