The leading supplier of food and beverage ingredients Tate & Lyle PLC, announced a $75 million investments at its Lafayette South corn wet milling facility in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. The company will set up new natural gas-fired combined heat and power system to deliver significant environmental and economic benefits.
- It will support the delivery of Tate & Lyles ambitious new sustainability targets for 2030 published last month including to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, eliminate coal from its operations and reduce water use.
- The new gas turbines will generate electricity and steam to power and heat the facility, delivering a significant improvement in energy and operational efficiency.
- The new co-generation system will replace the sites coal-fired boiler, delivering around 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and around 5% reduction in water use.
- Work at the site to transition from a coal-fired boiler to new gas turbines is being undertaken with strict safety protocols that include social distancing and other protective measures.
In February 2020, Tate & Lyle, a global provider of ingredients and solutions for the food, beverage and other markets, announced its entry into the personal care category with the introduction of TEXTURLUX® Personal Care Additives, a range of high bio-based specialty polymers for skin, hair and sun care available in North America.
In February 2020, Zymtronix, developer of revolutionary enzyme immobilization technologies, and Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), announced a new partnership. This partnership includes an investment by Tate & Lyle in Zymtronixs cutting edge enzyme immobilization platform that will enable the US-based company to drastically scale up its production.
About Tate & Lyle
Tate & Lyle, London, United Kingdom, is a global provider of ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets. The company has two business divisions: Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products of company consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products. It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.