Robertet Flavors, the U.S.-based flavors division of the global Robertet Group, selected GeoPeak Energy LLC to design, install and service a high-efficiency solar energy system at its flavors manufacturing facility in Piscataway, N.J. The roof-mounted solar panels will span 115,000 square feet and will be operational by the end of 2011.
Sensient Colors LLC, a business unit of Sensient Technologies Corp., announced the development of Microfine Natural Colors, which optimize the natural color shades used in applications such as dry mix beverages.
Flavorchem Corp. introduced a line of flavor masking agents. Flavorchem’s highly stable masking flavors allow formulators the freedom to use functional ingredients at the usage rates they desire without the associated off notes, the company says.
Allen Flavors Inc., Edison, N.J., was founded in 1990. The company started as a one-room, two-person operation. Since then, the company has evolved into one of the largest privately held suppliers of flavor to the beverage industry.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances acquired an 85,000 square-foot warehouse building that is contiguous to its existing corporate headquarters in Northbrook, Ill. The company plans to connect its current corporate headquarters with the new building, it says.
Designed to foster inspiration and creativity, DSM opened a state-of-the-art Nutrition Innovation Center in Parsippany, N.J. The company’s decades of experience in nutritional and specialty ingredient solutions will be available on demand to help manufacturers across several industries, including those in the beverage industry.
Tate & Lyle launched Purefruit monk fruit extract, which is a fruit-based, calorie-free sweetening ingredient. The product is part of a five-year strategic partnership with New Zealand-based BioVittoria Ltd. for the exclusive global marketing and distribution rights for BioVittoria’s monk fruit.
Döhler-Milne Aseptics and Milne Fruit Products offer a range of products for beverage applications. Döhler partnered with PureCircle to offer stevia-based sweetening systems under the MultiSweet Stevia ingredient range that is suited for carbonated soft drink, still and juice beverage applications.