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Food Valley Society @ Corbion (members only)

Published: 06-07-2017

Food Valley NL organizes five field trips (exclusively for members) each hosted by one of the member companies surrounding particular trending topics.

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals and vitamins. We develop sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and generations to come. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting edge technologies work for them.

The company is based on two lines of business: Biobased Ingredients and Biobased Innovations. The Biobased Ingredients business unit focuses on two core business: ingredients for Food and Biochemicals.

Corbion is a global food ingredient supplier for leading food manufacturers, which strives to be the leader in keeping food tasty, consistent and fully safe from date of production to day of consumption. With its proven food solutions based on conscious choices, the company works side by side and empowers its customers to grow and to create affordable food, in the markets of meat, beverage, bakery, confectionery, and dairy, that people love and can safely enjoy.

Corbion’s biobased chemicals offer improved functional performance, production efficiency, and safety. Manufactured from renewable resources, and using the most advanced and resource-efficient fermentation processes, they provide a sustainable alternative to fossil-based chemicals for customers operating across a wide spectrum of industries, including medical biomaterials, plastics, pharma, electronics, home and personal care, agriculture, coatings, adhesives, solvents, and animal health.

Corbion’s Biobased Innovations business unit creates new biotechnology business platforms. By using its own core technology, stand-alone or by combining it with its partners’ technologies, the company will drive growth via a disciplined stage-gate investment approach.


1.30 pm   Walk in & registration

2.00         Welcome | Food Valley NL

2.15          Meet your host: Corbion

Introduction to Corbion Food
Ruud Peerbooms, Senior Vice President Food

Introduction to Corbion Research, Development and Application | Food
Anieke Wierenga, Senior Director Innovation Food

Meat EMEA | innovation example

Sweet & Savory EMEA | innovation example

3.15 Coffee Break

3.30 Tours: Lab or Plant tour

5.00 pm Drinks, bites & networking

Choose your favorite tour:

Lab tour
In Gorinchem Corbion develops ingredients that make meat, bread, sweets and sauces last longer. During the lab tour, Corbion will showcase their product development lab, the application labs, the kitchen and their extensive micro lab. By the end of the tour, you will have a good impression of Corbion’s way of working and the way the company deals with customer dilemma’s like the consumer’s expectation and demand for healthy, food-safe and long-range products with natural recipes.

Plant tour
Corbion produces lactic acid derivatives at their production site in Gorinchem. Corbion will take you on a tour of the production site and will give you some insight into the different production processes. An introduction to a factory that operates on full speed, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 52 weeks per year.

Corbion, Arkelsedijk 46, 4206 AC, GORINCHEM

Summary of all events 2017