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DuPont is committed to working side-by-side with local populations to ensure that science is applied to local agriculture and food production for a more secure future for all.
Around the globe, DuPont scientists work in concert with farmers, local businesses, governments, NGOs and others who know the “facts on the ground” in order to find the answers that will increase food protection and production.
Material Concepts is a leading authorized supplier of DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers in North America, offering Cargo Covers made with Tyvek® for sale.
After decades of following various diet regimes, consumers are turning their attention to mainstream products that can help them manage their weight simply and conveniently. And, while many established weight management brands are seeing their popularity fade, new enterprises are emerging and capturing a share of the market.
DuPont enables manufacturers of ultra-high temperature (UHT) milk products to increase their processing capacity, cut their costs and benefit the environment.
The soybean oil nutrition profile of Plenish™ high oleic soybean oil can help meet the trans fat challenge while providing exceptional stability for food preparation.
Pioneer® brand Plenish™ high oleic soybeans will benefit farmers, the food industry, and consumers. In addition to the strong agronomics growers demand, Plenish™ high oleic soybean oil offers the food industry high stability combined with a healthier oil profile. Consumers will be able to enjoy the foods they've always loved with 0g trans fat.
A nutrition bar research study from Solae found that flavor and texture are the most important purchase drivers among consumers. The results can help nutrition bar companies better reach their market.
With increased oil stability, Plenish™ high oleic soybean oil enables food manufacturers and fast-food restaurants to meet consumer demand for healthier products without sacrificing performance. It has 0g trans fat, less saturated fat, and the highest amount of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat available in soy.
Probiotic Supplements — friendly cultures in capsules, tablets, and sachets — are a convenient way to take probiotics for important digestive and immune health benefits. HOWARU® brand cultures from DuPont encompass a range of clinically documented probiotic formulations backed by expert marketing, as well as technical and regulatory support.
Supplementation with the phytosterol benefits of PinVita™ Phytosterols is one of the most effective ways to reduce cholesterol levels. Additionally DuPont offers ActivK™ Vitamin K2, the highest bioavailable source of Vitamin K, which has been associated with cardiovascular and bone health benefits.
Manufacturers can rely on our solutions to cut costs on low-fat spreads, and meet the demand of consumers who are choosing to dine at home more often.
With proven oral health benefits, a clean sweetness, and no aftertaste, XIVIA™ from DuPont is a sustainable product that is ideal for many applications, including xylitol gum and other confectionery products.
With the fat content of a typical wrap at 5-10%, fat reduction by 50% or more will bring considerable savings. The question is: how do you compensate for the loss of dough elasticity and eating quality?
GRINDSTED® Fiberline, a unique bakery ingredient system from DuPont, enables the production of nutritious, whole meal bread with an outstanding soft texture, mild flavor and high volume. This innovative technology creates new opportunities for industrial bakers to make high-fiber breads that live up to consumer demands for taste and texture.
The BAX® detection system is one of the best food safety tests in the industry to help ensure a safe food supply for the world.
Read the Pew Center case study to learn more about DuPont corporate strategies and what the company is doing to help address climate change challenges.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn more about the long history behind the evolution of our Sustainable Operations consulting practice.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) overview brochure on maximizing business sustainability and protecting assets through Sustainable Operations.
DuPont is helping to make ozone-friendly natural refrigerants designed to replace R-22 in existing air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
Read a DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) paper that describes the four stages of culture strength: reactive, dependent, independent, and interdependent.
For DuPont, sustainable food production means more than expanding the food supply. It also encompasses social, economic and ecological considerations, such as infrastructure, storage, waste reduction and improving and preserving water quality—all of which are critical to achieving global food security.
This infographic outlines why companies undertake operational improvements, the external drivers, gaps which can lead to a low success rate and the benefits of an operations excellence program.
Achieving operations excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth. Learn more about the DuPont Consulting Solution for operations excellence.
Read the article to learn more about why operational excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth.
DSS Training Solutions offers scalable applications with versatile implementation options.
Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure for information on the dynamics of successful owner/contractor engagements.
The challenges we face in feeding the world will get only more daunting in the decades to come. But DuPont and its collaborators across the food chain are optimistic, as scientific innovations have already significantly enhanced the quality and quantity of food production.
DuPont collaborates with Tetra Pak to provide a hygienic and safe shelf stable fruit juice package through DuPont™ Nucrel® acid copolymers that ensure proper lamination between various packaging layers and imparts maximum shelf life to shelf stable juice packaging.
DuPont Sealant Selector Tool takes the mystery ouf of selecting the right packaging sealant.
The DuPont Packaging Sealant Value Estimator (SaVE) helps brand owners and converters evaluate the total costs of flexible packaging that relies on sealing solutions to help protect the contents.
Renewably sourced DuPont biopolymers are used in sustainable plastics that can replace oil-based materials and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
At-a-glance guide to DuPont polymer properties and application development opportunities.
DuPont packaging design ideas help brand owners and manufacturers make history, from a sleeker reclosable cereal box to easier-to-recycle fruit crates to the next generation of innovation.
More than two-thirds of Pakistan’s flatbread is made by consumers in their own home – in most cases in a small village somewhere in the country. Only just over a third of Pakistanis live in the cities, where artisanal corner shops and supermarkets sell industrially produced flatbreads as a convenient alternative to homemade.
One day of freshness is all you get with a traditional flatbread. We put a new fresh-keeping solution to the test.
Plenish™ high oleic soybeans create cooking oil with extreme stability in high temperatures, without hydrogenation and with 0g trans fat.
DuPont partnered with the African Biofortified Sorghum Project (ABS) to improve the global food security of millions who rely on sorghum as their primary diet.
Training laboratory regularly uses the BAX® System to demonstrate the ease of use, reduced cost and other benefits of automated molecular testing.
DuPont™ Appeel® sealant resin meets practically any easy-open lidding film need. It seals to all commonly used container substrates, and is approved for direct food contact under many conditions of use. Appeel® resin for lids is suitable for packaging most foodstuffs, including water-based, acidic and fatty types.
As cost-conscious consumers shift spending from bottled water to more high-value beverages, DuPont™ Danisco® stabilizers and enzymes can help manufacturers maintain and develop market share.
As key elements in many meals, sauces bring variety and flavor to consumers. Yet budget pressures require food companies to keep a firm hand on the costs of sauce manufacturing. Our cost-cutting solutions enable expensive ingredients to be replaced without sacrificing quality, taste, or variety.
With our wide range of solutions, yogurt-producing companies can reduce costs without compromising taste or quality. Our solutions provide great value in all areas of yogurt production — they reduce raw material costs, optimize processes, and cut waste.
With CREMODAN® emulsifier and stabilizer from DuPont, artisan ice cream manufacturers get an unmatched level of quality and stability in cold processing. The innovative CREMODAN® emulsifier and stabilizer system is specially designed to bring flavor, stability, and value to traditional, handmade ice cream production, without pasteurization or homogenization.
GRINDSTED® Pectin SF EXTRA enables food companies to optimize and add high flavor impact to their fruit spread, jelly, and jam production. This high-performance range gives optimal results across a broad range of fruit and sugar contents. It provides outstanding process flexibility, enables a wide range of textures to be achieved, and helps keep costs under control.
DuPont™ Danisco® ingredient solutions help the traditionally cost-conscious meat industry optimize formulation and processes, and add extra value and quality in processed meat production.
Molinos Rio de la Plata SA is a leader in South America’s food industry and one of the largest food exporters in Argentina. Reaching more than 50 countries worldwide, the company produces edible oils, frozen foods and pasta. The Molinos agricultural division is one of Argentina’s largest soybean and sunflower seed processors (6,000,000 and 500,000 tons/year).
BioVia™ YM 10, a natural mold killer, helps manufacturers meet market demand for natural, clean-label products without sacrificing the shelf life they need.
Although science provides answers that can be applied universally, DuPont experience shows that solutions for local food systems must be developed at a community level.
DuPont Nutrition & Health today announced changes in its emulsifiers business that it believes will raise the sustainability bar for companies across the global food industry. All palm oil sourced by the DuPont facility in Grindsted, Denmark, where the company manufactures the majority of its emulsifier products, will be CSPO-certified.
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Integrated, Balanced Approach Helps Companies Increase Productivity and Improve Quality, Human Safety and Environmental Footprint
The BAX® System provides consistent, accurate, and reliable results, providing Southern Georgia Pecan with the greatest confidence in their product decisions.
Learn how BAX® System for Salmonella testing has had a positive impact on Molinos's production efficiencies.
FMC Peroxygens provides valued service to customers with the BAX® System
Danpo relies on BAX® System to help ensure their farm chickens are Salmonella- and Campylobacter-free.
Biovac maintains customer satisfaction by relying on BAX® System for Listeria and Salmonella detection.
Leading France-based meat processor, Bigard Group, trusts the BAX® System for earlier product release decisions.
Accurate testing of ready-to-eat seafood and shellfish, especially warm water species, is vitally important in this industry. Young's Seafood counts on BAX® System Vibrio assays for accurate testing.
West Liberty Foods trusts the BAX® System to save them time and money.
DuPont BAX® System helps Svenska reduce Salmonella in animal feed.
The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration relies on the BAX® System for improved Salmonella testing.
BAX® System helps strengthen the position of government labs in Brazil.
The BAX® System helps ensure the microbiological safety and quality of BioMar's products.
Express Microbiology aims to provide earliest warning on Listeria using the BAX® System.
DILAVE prefers BAX® System for testing for E.coli and Salmonella in their laboratories.
After European producer of infant formula found that its finished product was consistently contaminated with low levels of Enterobacter sakazakii, the company turned to RiboPrinter® System for results.
Food manufacturers can only control their products if ingredients are just what the company ordered. How can they be sure? Accurate microbial analysis is the answer and genetics-based tests are the key to finding it.
See how RiboPrinter® System helped one brewing company track down the bacteria causing their beer to go bad.
You lab staff has enough to manager without the confusion of cross contamination - see how RiboPrinter® System can help.
The RiboPrinter® Microbial Characterization System can help ensure a strong defense when your product is under suspicion.
In microbiology, an organism by any other name is another organism. Or maybe it isn’t. A recent study that used genetic fingerprinting by the RiboPrinter® Microbial Characterization System made this problem dramatically clear to participants.
Nothing hits a company harder than the discovery of a pathogen like Listeria monocytogenes in finished product. See how the RiboPrinter® System helped one successful food manufacturer overcome a Listeria outbreak from pizza toppings.
See how RiboPrinter® Microbial Characterization System helped a European food company understand how Listeria was getting into the cooked, sliced meat.
Learn how one ready-to-eat foods producer began using the genetics-based RiboPrinter® Microbial Characterization System to establish a database that could be used as a due-diligence defense for these high-risk products.
RiboPrinter® Microbial Characterization System provides user with a fast and easy method for averting crop loss and facility contamination.
Researchers who routinely study probiotics require dependable ways of identifying microorganisms below the species level.
Finding the source of a tiny organism may save your company from a large-scale shutdown - see how RiboPrinter® System can help.