Firmenich Partners With Blue Marble Biomaterials

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Firmenich has announced that it has partnered with U.S. biotechnology company Blue Marble Biomaterials.

“Blue Marble is excited to innovate with Firmenich,” said James Stephens, CEO of Blue Marble. “Through biotechnological pathways and with our fermentation technology we will provide Firmenich with valuable and exclusive, novel natural ingredients.”

Per the partnership, Firmenich will gain direct access to Blue Marble Biomaterials expertise on biomimicry to non-GMO fermentation. The end result will enable the design of innovative and sustainable natural ingredients for the food, beverage and flavor industries.

“At Firmenich, we are committed to shaping food and beverage solutions that consumers can trust with flavors drawn from nature that taste great and enhance nutrition,” said Chris Millington, president of flavors, Firmenich. “This is a win-win partnership, with Blue Marble Biomaterials technology complementing our leadership in flavor science, creation and consumer understanding.”