Chr. Hansen opened an office and Global Expertise Center that focuses on natural color solutions in the Changning district of Shanghai.

Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Co. (d/b/a SensoryEffects) entered into a definitive agreement to sell all of its outstanding shares to Balchem Corp., a human and animal health and wellness company.

Bete Fog Nozzle Inc. received ASME certifications for the design and manufacture of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII Division 1 pressure vessels and for Power Piping in accordance with ASME B31.1.  National Board certification for the repair and alteration of pressure vessels was also obtained.

Tate & Lyle opened an office in Tokyo. 

Cherney Microbiological Services Ltd. is expanding and opening a new laboratory testing service location in Clovis, N.M., in August 2014.

Thermo Fisher Scientific opened a new Sunnyvale, Calif., facility that offers off-site product contamination and anomaly screening.

Frulact, an international fruit processor based in Portugal, signed a development agreement to build its first U.S. processing plant in Rupert, Idaho. It’s set to break ground this spring.