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Wacker Chemie AG

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Wacker Chemie AG
Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4
Munich
81737
Germany


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Brazil, China, India, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, United Arab Emirates

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amino acids; chemicals - encapsulated; emulsifiers and emulsifier systems; fibers; nutraceutical and functional food ingredients; starch and starch products


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WACKER provides unique ingredients for a wide range of food and supplement applications. We offer innovative solutions that respond to the food and nutrition industry's current challenges. CAVAMAX® cyclodextrins, e.g., enable egg-free bakery products without compromising texture or taste. Our product range also includes FERMOPURE®, our natural L-cystine and highly bioavailable versions of curcumin or coenzyme Q10, marketed as CAVACURMIN® and CAVAQ10®. The exploration for new products tailored to our customer’s regional needs is continuous.

Furthermore, Wacker offers molecular encapsulation solutions based on our cyclodextrin technology for odor or taste-masking, to stabilize food ingredients against heat and oxidation and to increase the bioavailability of functional ingredients. We have over 15 years of experience in manufacturing and formulating alpha-, beta- and gamma-cyclodextrins. 

Additionally, Wacker produces a high-quality range of non-human, non-animal derived L-cysteine products. Wacker is the world’s only manufacturer of vegetarian-grade cysteine using a patented biotech process.



Articles On FoodIngredientsFirst
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BioBetter puts tobacco plants to positive use in cell-based meat production

29 Mar 2022 --- BioBetter has uncovered a new application for the much-maligned Nicotiana tabacum tobacco plant upon discovering it can overcome the greatest hurdle in cultured meat – that of... Read More

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Charoen Pokphand Foods and Future Meat Technologies scale hybrid cell-based meat in Asia partnership

28 Mar 2022 --- Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF), a Thailand-headquartered agro-industrial and food business, has entered a partnership with cell-based meat player Future Meat Technologies to develop... Read More

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The Dutch dream: Netherlands’ parliament approves cultured meat tastings to build cell-based “silicon valley”

18 Mar 2022 --- The Dutch government has approved cultured meat tastings in the Netherlands for the first time, in a move local industry and politicians hope will regain the nation’s former... Read More

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Ajinomoto enters cell-based meat race with SuperMeat partnership, CEO talks growth media challenges

14 Mar 2022 --- Japan-based food and biotech giant Ajinomoto Co. has entered a strategic partnership with cultivated meat player SuperMeat to set up a commercially viable supply chain platform for... Read More

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Cell-based pioneer Aleph Farms is gearing up for global commercialization with pilot facility, CEO shares

18 Feb 2022 --- Aleph Farms has moved into its new 65,000 square foot facility, signaling new momentum for commercialized cell-based meat. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, CEO Didier Toubia... Read More




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Free-from and vegan formulation to replace eggs in bakery

12 Dec 2019 --- Veganism is on the rise globally, but is particularly pronounced in industrialized nations, according to Wacker’s Verena Klaus. At Fi Europe, Wacker presented some of its plant-based solutions that work synergistically to emulate the complex function of an egg. Also in the vegan space, Wacker’s alpha-dextrin branded as Cavamax W6 can offer health benefits when combined correctly with starch. 

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New depositing technology for chewing gum

13 Feb 2018 --- Wacker has developed a new compound to deposit chewing gum which offers a pioneering creative freedom to produce the sugar-free confectionery in an unprecedented variety of shapes, something which the company tips to be a game-changer. CAPIVA C 03, a premix, will allow manufacturers to deposit chewing gum into a variety of different molds. A copolymer-resin containing a composition that opens up the door to entirely new shapes.

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The Role for Novel Emulsifier Systems

14 Aug 2017 --- Wacker’s CAVAMAX W6 alphadextrin as a vegetarian-grade emulsifier-substitute for innovative egg-free baked goods. CAVAMAX W6 stabilizes oil-in-water emulsions effectively, thus making it possible to prepare a wide range of vegetarian baked goods – from cakes and waffles to pancakes – that do not need the addition of egg or egg powder. The purely vegetarian-grade sugar molecules are low in calories, contain no cholesterol or fat, are non-allergenic and are made entirely from renewable raw materials. 

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Innovative Technologies for Future Chewing Gum

07 Feb 2017 --- With WACKER’s innovative CANDY2GUM technology, it is now possible to produce confectionery with a completely new mouthfeel: what begins as a piece of chewy candy turns into chewing gum after a short time. Since this innovative product is made in a boiling process, manufacturers can now add water based, fat containing and natural ingredients, such as fruit juice, cocoa and coffee. Using this particular gum base does not affect the shelf life of the chewy candy.




Technical Papers
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Peer-Reviewed Study: Highly Bioavailable Curcumin

16 Mar 2017 --- Highly bioavailable curcumin from CAVACURMIN® empowers your formulation with unique advantages: 40 times better absorption than pure curcumin products and easy formulation into shots, capsules and tablets. Read the clinical human study on the exceptional bioavailability of CAVACURMIN® – published by the European Journal of Nutrition.




Articles On The World of Food Ingredients
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Opinion Edge: Sustain Domain

12 Jun 2020 --- Suppliers explain strategies for tackling sustainability targets and supply chain challenges. Meanwhile, healthy and natural ingredients thrive in soups and sauces amid COVID-19.

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Sustainable Strategy: Supply Chain Clarity

21 Jun 2017 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on transparency. What is driving the demand for clearer labels and what role can ingredients suppliers play?

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Nutritional Breakthrough: Nature-Identical Hydroxytyrosol

01 Feb 2015 --- Its unusually powerful antioxidant properties are what make hydroxytyrosol such an interesting plant secondary metabolite for use in foods and cosmetics.




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