Siemer Milling Co., Teutopolis, Ill., opened a new, 8,000-square-foot technical center, located adjacent to the company office. The center incorporates an expanded and upgraded research and development (R&D) laboratory, and a wheat test-milling facility, plus meeting, conference, and office spaces. The R&D Lab was designed to enable Siemer to meet and exceed customer needs and expectations, and identify novel solutions to marketplace challenges, it adds.
New York-based Kyowa Hakko USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co. Ltd., completed generally regarded as safe (GRAS) self-affirmation for its Setria glutathione ingredient. The tripeptide ingredient, which can be used at levels of 5 to 400 mgs in coffee, tea, dairy drinks, meal replacement and more, provides intracellular antioxidant support, aids in cellular detoxification and supports immunity and healthy aging, the company says.