Tate & Lyle Expands Singapore Food Application Centre
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.
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.