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Awards & Recognition

IOI Loders Croklaan is proud to announce it won the prestigious FI Excellence award in the category Confectionery. The price was awarded to CristalGreen®, the innovative non hydrogenated crystallization starter that enables production of clean label confectionery products at high production speeds.

During the festive ceremony, held at the grounds of the Food Ingredients Europe exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, the award was proudly accepted by Dr. Loek Favre, COO of IOI Loders Croklaan Europe. Loek Favre commented: “We thank the jury for awarding us with this price and we see this as a confirmation that we are delivering on ideas and bring the right innovations to the market. In the light of the new European labeling legislation, clean labels are an important tool to communicate with the consumer, the CristalGreen® technology helps manufacturers to produce these clean label products.”

CristalGreen® is a patented, new generation, high speed crystallization starter that does not require hydrogenation. The technology in CristalGreen® enables the production of chocolate confectionery and chocolate spreads at higher production outputs and longer shelf lives, while offering the consumer a product without hydrogenated fats on the label. CristalGreen® is marketed as a building block in total product solutions.