Ingredient Products / R&D

AAK USA Hosts Grand Opening Of AAKtion Lab

Mar 08, 2017

AAK Ribbon CuttingAAK, a manufacturer of specialty vegetable fats and oils, opened its new innovation center March 2 The facility, named AAKtion Lab, based at their USA headquarters in Edison, New Jersey will be the flagship application lab for the company’s co-development process.

“Today’s manufacturers are faced with some tough formulation challenges, such as converting from PHO to non-PHO and addressing clean label concerns,” said Dr. James S. Jones, who leads the AAK USA innovation team as Vice President Customer Innovation.

AAKtion Lab will allow us to provide new solutions for customers and will primarily be used for the first three stages of our Co-Development process: Exploration and Ideation, Solutions Creation, and then testing in application.”

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