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Solvay announces new R&D lab dedicated to vanillin


November 7, 2018
By Bakers Journal
Image courtesy of Solvay

Natural and functional vanillin and ethyl-vanillin ingredients provider, Solvay, announced the opening of its new Vanil’Expert Center (VEC).

Located at its North American headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, the company’s latest innovation center will provide customers with technical and product development support across its full range of vanillin-based solutions, with a special focus on the natural trend.

Solvay’s portfolio of vanillin based solutions and ingredients offers a wide range of solutions for bakery, confectionery and nutrition applications, meeting food safety standards and addressing the needs for those looking for both artificial and natural requirements.
Drawing on Solvay’s 100+ years of experience, the Vanil’Expert Center is the third expertise center to be installed globally.

“The new Vanil’Expert Center highlights our commitment to drive the industry forward and helping our customers overcome their technical challenges quickly. In today’s competitive markets, accelerating product development and getting to market first is more important than ever before. The new center will provide valuable support for some of the common technical challenges in food applications, such as switching to natural, and off-note masking in high protein products”, comments Edouard Janssen, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Solvay Aroma Performance, Americas in a press release.

Solvay Aroma Performance now has a worldwide network of food application laboratories covering EMEA, Asia and Americas.