Chicago – (14 Dec. 2012) – Tate & Lyle, the global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, announces that it has started up the production of micronized powdered sucralose, alongside its existing liquid sucralose, at its SPLENDA® Sucralose facility in McIntosh, Alabama, US. This means that Tate & Lyle can now supply its customers worldwide with high quality micronized powdered and liquid forms of SPLENDA® Sucralose from both its plants in Singapore and McIntosh, Alabama.
“The production of micronized powdered sucralose at our US facility alongside the supply of both forms of SPLENDA® Sucralose from our Singapore facility means we are able to offer more choice to our customers in addition to the highest standards of quality, traceability and reliability in the industry” said Ralf Loeffelholz, Global Vice President, Sucralose Product Management, Tate & Lyle.
Ralf Loeffelholz added, “Our two-plant model and the maintenance of safety stocks of both forms of SPLENDA® Sucralose across the world mean we can provide our customers with unparalleled flexibility and security of supply, no matter what challenges they might face.”
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SPLENDA® Sucralose is a leading non-sugar, zero-calorie sweetener, trusted in the development of more than 5000 products in over 80 countries. SPLENDA® Sucralose has a sweetening power of approximately 600 times that of sugar. It is unmatched in its sugar-like sweetness, flavour profiles and stability, and works well in a broad range of food and beverage systems.
For more information about SPLENDA® Sucralose, visit www.splendasucralose.com
About Tate & Lyle:
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, operating from over 30 production facilities around the world.
Tate & Lyle operates through two global business units, Speciality Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development group. The Group's strategy is to become the leading global provider of Speciality Food Ingredients through a disciplined focus on growth, and by driving Bulk Ingredients for sustained cash generation to fuel this growth.
Speciality Food Ingredients consists of three platforms: Texturants, which includes speciality starches and stabilisers; Sweeteners, which comprises nutritive sweeteners and our range of no-calorie sweeteners including SPLENDA® Sucralose; and our Health and Wellness portfolio which includes speciality fibres and our salt-reduction offering. Additionally, our food systems business provides a wide variety of blended ingredient solutions.
Tate & Lyle Bulk Ingredients includes bulk sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants). Corn co-products from both divisions are primarily sold as animal feed.
Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2013, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £3.3 billion. http://www.tateandlyle.com. SPLENDA® is a trademark of McNeil Nutritionals, LLC.