Takasago International Corp. has announced the completed expansion of confection and beverage applications laboratories at its Rockleigh, NJ facility. Included in the expansion are a new oral care laboratory and a multi-purpose laboratory. In addition, the sensory area was relocated and expanded, featuring a separate entrance so that consumer who participate in focus groups and testing can be brought directly into the appropriate area.
Of the expansion, Takasago (USA) flavor division vice president and general manager Brian Buck said, “Our new and improved applications laboratories offer a working environment that is conducive to product development efforts. Our confection and beverage customers are already experiencing true partnerships with us in bringing new flavor concepts to their product line extensions as well as to their new products.”