ADM to Expand Non-GMO Options for Lecithin
Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications including bakery, confectionary, chocolate, and as a release agent in several food systems. ADM currently offers non-GMO lecithin, but this expansion will complement ADM’s current North American production and allow ADM to produce non-GMO lecithin locally for customers in Europe and Asia.
“Our customers are seeing increasing consumer demand for non-GMO ingredients,” said Dan Larson, vice president, Lecithin for ADM Foods & Wellness. “This investment shows ADM’s commitment to meeting our customer’s evolving ingredient demands in a very dynamic marketplace.”
“In addition to helping our customers meet current consumer demands, this effort demonstrates the prevalent market focus of the Foods & Wellness group at ADM,” said Bruce Bennett, vice president, ADM Foods & Wellness. “It also adds a new dimension to our value proposition in the lecithin market and provides a good foundation for future growth in the non-GMO specialty ingredient segment.”
About ADM’s Foods & Wellness group
ADM’s Foods & Wellness group offers a range of innovative specialty ingredients and products for the beverage, meat, snack, bakery, cereal, wellness and personal care markets. As a global market leader in food-grade proteins, ADM’s Foods & Wellness group also manufactures numerous health and nutrition products, lecithin, acidulants, hydrocolloids and polyols.
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