January 12, 2011

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Solae Opens Shanghai Application Center

ST. LOUISSolae announced the opening of the DuPont Solae Asia Food Application Center in Shanghai, China. Located in the DuPont China Research & Development Center building, the new application center will focus on food, beverage, bakery, confectionery and meat products.

We are very excited to open this new food application center in Asia as our similar facilities in other regions of the world have proven highly effective at addressing regional food development needs," said Torkel Rhenman, CEO, Solae. This new facility is part of our long-term commitment to Asia Pacific customers that we will continue expanding our capabilities, delivering more nutritional, functional, economical and sustainable ingredient solutions to this emerging market."

The center is nearly 300 square meters, housing a food and beverage laboratory, a bakery and confectionery laboratory, a meat laboratory, and a product analysis and sensory science laboratory.
This center will enable Solae food, meat, and nutrition scientists to focus on Asian food systems," said Tony Andrew, Asia Pacific senior sales director, Solae. Solae provides customers with the advantage of expertise in helping formulate and design products to meet their needs and the end consumers needs. In addition to expanding our capabilities in the region, this new center provides another resource for customers to utilize when developing products with soy."
Solae works with many food and meat manufacturers across Asia on a variety of food segments, including ready-to-drink and powdered beverages; emulsified and whole muscle pork, poultry, and beef processed meats; nutritional bars; infant and adult clinical nutritional foods; and soymilk.

This is Solaes fourth major research and development facility; the other facilities are located in North America, Europe and South America.

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