Evolva, Cargill sign ingredient development agreement

20 Jan 2015

Evolva and Cargill have signed an agreement to co-develop a sustainable, customisable, and cost-effective fermentation production process for a second family of high-value food and beverage ingredients. This additional collaboration between the two companies is modelled on the first partnership signed in March 2013 to develop next-generation stevia ingredients (steviol glycosides). This second family of […]

Evolva, Cargill sign ingredient development agreement

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-image-signing-contract-image4354281Evolva and Cargill have signed an agreement to co-develop a sustainable, customisable, and cost-effective fermentation production process for a second family of high-value food and beverage ingredients.

This additional collaboration between the two companies is modelled on the first partnership signed in March 2013 to develop next-generation stevia ingredients (steviol glycosides). This second family of high-value ingredients is unrelated to stevia. In the initial phase of the new collaboration, Evolva expects to deploy 5 – 7 researchers. Evolva and Cargill will share costs.

“Obviously, signing a second product collaboration agreement with Cargill—just under two years after starting our stevia collaboration with them—speaks to the confidence that both companies have about the fermentation route of production for a wide variety of functional ingredients,” said Neil Goldsmith, CEO of Evolva. “We are pleased that our relationship with Cargill continues to deepen.”

 

 

 

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