US FMC acquires pectin-related intellectual property from Vigido AG

03 April 2013 16:02  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US-based FMC has acquired pectin-related intellectual property developed by Vigido AG, a subsidiary of Switzerland-based UniPektin Ingredients AG and the former exclusive marketer of the pectin products of Pectine Italia, FMC announced on Wednesday.

FMC acquired Pectine Italia last year.

Vigido AG products previously marketed under the brand name Vidopectine will now be available from FMC BioPolymer, a leading provider of naturally derived alginates, carrageenan, Avicel microcrystalline cellulose, pectin, natural color and health and nutrition products serving the worldwide food, pharmaceutical, personal care and specialty markets, FMC said in a press release.

FMC is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental and consumer markets globally for more than a century.

By: Jeremy Pafford
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