R&D News

• London-based Tate & Lyle celebrated the recent opening of its new sales office in Australia with a cocktail party for customers and suppliers. Among the 55 attendees at the event were representatives from the company’s customers. Guests were served a range of 50 percent sugar-reduced cocktails made with Splenda® sucralose and fiber-enriched nibbles, all formulated by Tate & Lyle’s food scientists as part of its recently launched Enrich™ service. In other company news, Tate & Lyle will acquire an 80 percent holding in German specialty food ingredients group G.C. Hahn.
• Milwaukee-based Wixon Inc., a food ingredients and product development company, has won an IQ (Innovative Quotient) Award for the creation and development of its Mag-nifique line of flavor technologies. The award, which honors 10 of the most innovative companies in the southeastern Wisconsin region, is given by the Wisconsin Technology Council and the Small Business Times, a southeastern Wisconsin business publication.
• Experience the next hot food and beverage ideas in retail, culinary and foodservice as David Michael’s global technical staff focuses on these influential areas at the fifth annual Innovation Roadshow on October 4 at the Union League in Philadelphia. Guests can experience the next hot food and beverage ideas in retail, culinary and foodservice as David Michael’s global technical staff focuses on these influential areas. Register for the free event at www.dmflavors.com or call David Michael’s worldwide headquarters in Philadelphia at (800) DM-FLAVORS.
• Israel-based food ingredient producer Gadot Biochemical Industries Ltd. has acquired 85 percent of Pharmline Holding Inc., Florida, N.Y., shares. Pharmline processes and markets ingredients and premixes to the nutraceuticals market in North America.