The leading plant-based polymers producer ADM announced partnership with Spiber Inc. to expand the production of Spibers innovative Brewed Protein polymers for use in apparel and other consumer products.
- The collaboration will combine Spibers cutting-edge structural protein fermentation technology with ADMs deep expertise in large-scale fermentation technologies, engineering, operations and extensive agricultural supply chain.
- The Brewed Protein polymers will be produced by ADM in the U.S. using plant-based dextrose as a feedstock, and then shipped to Spiber downstream facilities, where they will be processed into an array of materials primarily fibers for use in a variety of applications such as apparel, lightweight auto parts, high-performance foams, and more.
In May 2020: The worlds leading beef producer Marfrig with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) announced to form a joint venture PlantPlus Foods. The JV helps to sale of plant-based food products across South American and North American markets.
In January 2020, ADM announced that it has completed the acquisition of Yerbalatina Phytoactives, a pioneering natural plant-based extracts and ingredients manufacturer. Based in Brazil, Yerbalatina uses proprietary cool-drying technology to transform fruits, vegetables and other plants such as acerola, acai, guarana and green coffee into a wide variety of extracts and ingredients for customers in the food, beverage and health industries.
Archer Daniels Midland is a leading food processing company, headquartered in Chicago, USA. ADM is one of the worlds largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 32,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries.
ADM has 450 crop procurement locations, 270 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities and the worlds premier crop transportation network, it connect harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses.