FMC Corporation Acquires Pectin Intellectual Property from Vigido AG

 Breaking News
  • Scottish Food and Drink Exports Hit Record £6 Billion Overseas Scottish food and drink exports were worth approximately £6 billion in 2017 – almost £570 million more than 2016. Food exports were valued at about £1.6 billion – a rise of 15% (£214 million) during the same period. Exports of food to Europe were worth £1.1 billion after an increase of 13%, or £125 [...]...
  • UK Casual Dining Contraction is Independents’ Opportunity With casual dining brands closing sites and scaling back expansion in the UK, well-run independent operators have an opportunity to take back market share, says buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. Operators who do their homework on the eating-out market, including implementing strong buying disciplines, can broaden their customer appeal, says Lynx Purchasing managing director Rachel Dobson. “Since the [...]...
  • AAK UK Opens First Customer Innovation Centre AAK UK has opened a new Customer Innovation Centre in Hull to take its co-development work with leading food brands to new levels of success. AAK, the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of edible oils, fats and semi-speciality oil ingredients, works in close partnership with some of the most famous names in food and bakery to [...]...
  • Marks and Spencer Selects Zetes to Transform Food Supply Chain Operations Marks and Spencer (M&S) has selected Zetes to help transform visibility and fulfilment across its fresh food supply chain. The partnership will also see greater collaboration between M&S and its food suppliers via Zetes’ supply chain visibility platform, ZetesOlympus. Through ZetesOlympus, M&S will gain real-time fulfilment performance insight across its fresh food supply chain. The platform will help M&S [...]...
  • Guinness Remains Ireland’s Most Valuable Brand at €2.1 Billion Guinness remains Ireland’s most valuable brand after growing by 5% over the last year to a brand value of €2.1 billion on the back of new product innovations and steady sales of the world-famous draught, according to the latest report by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy. Guinness’s brand value has [...]...

FMC Corporation Acquires Pectin Intellectual Property from Vigido AG

March 24
14:30 2013

 FMC Corporation has announced the acquisition of pectin-related intellectual property developed by Vigido AG, a subsidiary of UniPektin Ingredients AG and the former exclusive marketer of the pectin products of Pectine Italia S.p.A., a company whose pectin business FMC acquired last year.

The acquisition of Vigido AG’s pectin know-how and customer data significantly strengthens FMC’s pectin portfolio with expertise in marketing and R&D knowledge. Vigido AG products previously marketed under the brand name VIDOPECTINE will now be available from FMC BioPolymer.

“This acquisition enriches our expertise and capabilities in natural-based food ingredients,” said Mary T. Clarke, General Manager, Food Ingredients, FMC BioPolymer. “For our pectin business, Vigido’s pectin market and application knowledge and formulation experience complements our existing strength in manufacturing and our more than 65 years of experience in the food industry, to solidify our position in the pectin market.”

Adding the Vigido know-how to FMC’s newly acquired pectin business provides FMC BioPolymer with:

•Enhanced ability to serve a wide range of low pH food applications
•A broader product line with which to provide customized food ingredient solutions
•Easier access to many customer applications for the pectin produced in our Milazzo pectin facility in Italy.

FMC BioPolymer is one of the world’s leading providers of naturally-derived alginates, carrageenan, Avicel microcrystalline cellulose, pectin, natural color and health and nutrition products serving the worldwide food, pharmaceutical, personal care and specialty markets. With a high priority on safety and supply along with sustainability, the business is a responsible steward that uses environmentally friendly methods to process its ingredients.

About Author



Related Articles

Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • March 21, 2018World Olive Oil Exhibition
  • March 28, 2018FOOD INDUSTRY
  • April 4, 2018The leading event for the snack and food-on-the-go market
  • April 5, 2018Slow food The forum for good taste
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here