Tate & Lyle’s SPLENDA® Sucralose plant in Singapore earns a third consecutive ‘A’ grading at the AVA Audit

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Tate & Lyle's Singapore SPLENDA® Sucralose plant has achieved ‘A’ grade status from the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) of Singapore for the third consecutive year since its first year of operation in 2007.

“Achieving the highest grade possible once again recognizes our continuing efforts to supply SPLENDA® Sucralose of unparalleled quality and purity,” said S.K. Hui, Director of Marketing & Business Development, Tate & Lyle Asia Pacific.

The AVA Food Safety Excellence Scheme categorizes all food processing establishments in Singapore into four grades, A(Excellent), B(Good), C(Average) and D(Pass). Each establishment is assessed and graded annually, based on strict hygiene and food safety standards including:
·General cleanliness and housekeeping
·Food storage
·Food processing equipment and facilities
·Food handling and facilities
·Product identification and transportation
·Food safety system
·Food hygiene training
·Violation history

Tate & Lyle’s SPLENDA® Sucralose plant in Singapore operates a zero defect policy using a 50 point in-process checking system to ensure customers receive a consistently high quality product with dedicated service, traceability and security of supply.

“Thanks to the teamwork and effort of all our employees and contractors, Tate & Lyle is proud and honoured to receive this Certificate of Commendation from AVA. We strive to improve continuously and achieve the highest level award,” said Mark Huber, Manager of the SPLENDA® Sucralose plant in Singapore.

About the Food Safety Excellence Award The Food Safety Excellence Scheme was introduced to recognise food factories that have consistently maintained high standards of food safety. It was initiated by Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA). About the AVA The Singapore Primary Production Department was restructured into a statutory board, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority or AVA, on 1 April 2000. As a statutory board, AVA is equipped with greater autonomy and flexibility to enable it to better respond to the challenges faced by the food and agriculture industry in this millennium. http://www.ava.gov.sg/FoodSector/FoodSafetyEducation/SafetyAwardsSchemes/AboutExcellenceAward/index.htm

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About Tate & Lyle: 
Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, fortification, and texture, we develop ingredient solutions which reduce sugar, calories, and fat, add fibre and protein, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, snacks, soups, sauces, and dressings.

We have more than 3,500 employees working in around 57 locations across 39 countries. Science, Solutions, Society is our brand promise and how we will achieve our purpose of Transforming Lives Through the Science of Food. By living our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

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 2023, Tate & Lyle revenue from continuing operations totalled £1.75 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedinFacebook or YouTube