Recent F&F Facility Launches

Among the many recent facility openings in the F&F industry is the news of Kao Group's largest photovoltaic power generating facility.
Among the many recent facility openings in the F&F industry is the news of Kao Group's largest photovoltaic power generating facility.

As life begins to reopen, so are many new facilities. Companies are launching innovation centers and new facilities across the globe.

Here are some of the latest headlines from Perfumer & Flavorist+’s news:

Kao Opens its Largest Photovoltaic Power Generating Facility

The Kao Group's largest photovoltaic power generating facility for on-site power generation, which has a total generating capacity of 2.8 MW, has started operation at Sakata Plant in Sakata City in Japan. 

Symrise Diana Pet Food Announces Factory Opening in China

Diana Pet Food has announced the opening of a new factory in Chuzhou, Anhui Province, China. It is the first Diana Pet Food site in Asia Pacific to feature a spray dryer and a measurement center for pet food palatability, making it a unique site on the continent for the company.

BASF Acquires Zodiac Enterprises to Expand Chemical Catalyst Recycling

BASF has acquired Zodiac Enterprises LLC in Caldwell, Texas, to expand its chemical catalyst recycling capacity and capability.

Azelis Megafarm to Open Innovation Center in Mexico City

Megafarma, an Azelis company, will open its first full-service innovation center in Mexico City, featuring five industry-specific application labs for CARE, CASE, food, pharma and plastics.

Signature Fragrance & Flavor Resources Debuts New Facility

Signature Fragrance & Flavor Resources (SFFR) has completed production of their new facility in Eatontown, NJ.

Genomatica Opens Second Commercial Plant

Genomatica has opened its second commercial plant, which will use Genomatica's Geno BDO biomanuf­acturing process technology.

Symrise Debuts Innovation Center in Dubai

Symrise AG has opened its new development, application and sensory laboratories in Dubai to meet the demands of its partners, as well as accommodate its growing team.

Florachem Announces Second Florida Location

Florachem is expanding its team and capabilities with the addition of a second site located in Lakeland, FL while continuing to invest in its Jacksonville, FL headquarters.

Mixer & Pack Starts Production at Cabanillas del Campo Manufacturing Plant

The production plant is projected as one of the main points of creation and production of perfumery in Europe, due to the improvement of efficiency, competit­iveness and new flows of the processes and services provided to its customers.

Kerry Opens Coating Production Facility and Online Creation Tool

The recently expanded Rome site provides significant capacity, advanced capabilities and customized coating solutions. Kerry is also releasing an easy-to-use, online custom-coating creator tool that allows food innovators to explore product possibilities that utilize the company’s array of coating, flavor and taste solutions.

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