October 9, 2012 Roquette commits itself to the development of a new generation of vegetable proteins
More than 9 billion people by 2050: the challenges of global population growth are difficult to exaggerate. Plant-based raw materials have a critical role to play. In response to this reality, the Roquette group has decided to strengthen its position as a major player in the development of plant-based proteins by creating a dedicated research programme, called PROTEOV®.
August 3, 2012 ROQUETTE offers a multidisciplinary approach to supporting food producers
Food products displaying nutritional and health claims are part of a market undergoing regulatory restructuring. With the recent adoption by the European Commission of a list of 222 health claims, food producers have a six-month period to adapt their practices to the new requirements. In response to this situation, Roquette – a supplier of nutritional and health solutions - offers multidisciplinary support founded on more than 75 years of experience.
June 12, 2012 Roquette strenghtens maltitol patent protection
Roquette which is the owner of U.S. Patent No. 6,344,591 has obtained on June 12, 2012 a certificate of Reexamination from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This certificate confirms the validity of claims from Roquette’s U.S. Patent-for crystalline maltitol. Roquette’s patented technologies are the result of extensive research and development efforts. The company holds many significant patents on polyols and is determined to protect its intellectual property. This is once again recognized.
April 23, 2012 NUTRIOSE® soluble fibre honoured with FROST & SULLIVAN’s 2011 award
The international business research and strategy consulting firm FROST & SULLIVAN has just given the 2011 AWARD for “European food fibre ingredients customer value enhancement” to ROQUETTE for its NUTRIOSE® soluble fibre. To be presented next May in London, the award highlights the added value provided by NUTRIOSE® to food industry users thanks to its nutrition and health benefits – in particular weight management – and the supporting scientific evidence.
March 13, 2012 Global Leader in Glucono Delta Lactone, Roquette Boosts Production Capacity
Roquette is supporting increasing GDL use worldwide with a new production facility at its Cassano Spinola1 site in Italy. The facility, which has been in operation for several months, meets strict quality standards and is aimed at the growing demand for GDL, notably in cheese-making applications.
March 9, 2012 Pea protein and other vegetable-origin pulse protein sources
Interview of Henk Hoogenkamp – January 2012
March 1, 2012 Certification of the Chinese pH-telemetry center by Toothfriendly
After two years of research and development and mainly supported by Roquette, the Chinese pH-telemetry center at Peking University School of Stomatology was officially granted and certified by Mr. Albert Bär, Executive Director of Toothfriendly International.