Multiple productivity initiatives will increase supply of lactic acid, a nature-based ingredient, for the company’s customers in Europe and other regions.
Projects at Corbion’s production sites in Gorinchem (Netherlands), Rayong (Thailand), Campos (Brazil) and Montmeló (Spain), come on the heels of other recently announced capacity expansion efforts in Blair (Nebraska), but in advance of the construction of an entirely new lactic acid plant at the company’s existing site in Rayong (Thailand).
“Corbion’s purpose is to help preserve what matters, whether that means food and food production, human health, or the environment and natural resources. Our business in lactic acid-based solutions is growing because it’s highly relevant to some significant global challenges such as reducing food waste, creating biobased plastics and providing effective sanitizing solutions against the coronavirus,” Mr. Feddes said. “Corbion has the advantage of a long track record in this market, and it’s a market we understand very well. As the global market leader, it is our priority to continue supplying and supporting our customers to help them bring innovative, sustainable products to the world.”
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