ADM Opens New Advantage™ Centre in Netherlands
Rinus Heemskerk, director of innovation, ADM Cocoa International, explains, “Innovation and service excellence are at the heart of what we do, and we are excited to be offering our customers a unique opportunity to benefit from our years of focused technical expertise. Taking a tailored approach, we’ll work with our customers to overcome individual processing challenges so that their products succeed again and again. We want this to be our customers’ facility, where they are free to come and combine innovation and development so that they surpass their consumers’ expectations.”
Cocoa and chocolate seminars at the centre will cover topics including cost reduction, formulation optimisation, sustainability and innovation. Rinus Heemskerk continues, “As part of the deZaan ‘Less is More’ program, cost reduction is central to our offering, and providing valuable resources, such as those at the new Advantage centre, proves our commitment to adding value throughout the development process.”
The new centre, which is 500m², contains pilot facilities for ice cream and dairy, bakery and cereals and chocolate confectionery. The centre also includes an auditorium that will host large groups of customers for in-depth scientific discussions and assessments of deZaan products.
Rinus Heemskerk concluded, “As a full service provider, ADM offers unique products such as D11EB dark cocoa powder, Fresco Cacao F11FR powder, DZFM 7000 cocoa mass, mild non-bitter cocoa products and Astra A cocoa butter. Our value-added services, including formulation support, cocoa expertise, sustainability programs and cocoa and chocolate seminars enhance our product offerings. Taken together, these make ADM the preferred global supplier of cocoa and chocolate solutions.”
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