The purchase is said to expand Ingredion's higher-value specialty portfolio, establish manufacturing of specialty potato starches in North America, and build its presence in nature-based hydrocolloid ingredients.
October 15, 2014
Ingredion, a global provider of ingredient solutions for dairy foods and beverages, plans to acquire Penford Corp., a U.S.-based supplier of specialty ingredients.
Food scientists describe texture as being able to “make or break” a product’s acceptance by the public. Yet compared to flavor, aroma and color, texture has largely been unsung. That’s beginning to change.