Lonza Introduces Non-GMO Product Line of Glycosperse Polysorbates

Allendale, NJ, September 8, 2005 – Lonza is introducing their new Non-GMO product line of Glycosperse® Ethoxylated Sorbitan Esters. This new line of Kosher polysorbates is produced from non-genetically modified raw materials.

Lonza's Glycosperse® products are used throughout the food, cosmetics, house-hold products and plastics industry. They offer a range of HLB, hydrophilic-lipophilic balance, values from 11-15 for maximum flexibility in selecting the best emulsifier combination for formulation needs.

The Glycosperse® products are available in bulk, drums and totes. Lonza also pro-duces a wide range of other Kosher Non-GMO food emulsifiers.

Lonza, a chemical and biotechnology company driven by the life sciences, generated sales of CHF 2.18 billion in 2004. Headquartered in Switzerland, Lonza operates 18 production and R&D sites around the world. Its 5700 employees are passionately committed to delivering sustainable value to their customers. Lonza is one of the leading custom manufacturers of chemical intermediates, active ingredients and biopharmaceuticals for the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries. On the basis of organic chemical, oleochemical and biotechnology platforms, Lonza creates value-added solutions for the nutrition, hygiene & personal care, wood & water treatment and industrial specialty markets. Lonza also offers polymer intermediates, resins and compounds. For more information please visit the company’s website at www.lonza.com.

For further information please contact:
Win Holcombe
Business Manager, Nutrition and Industrial Specialties
Lonza Inc.
Tel +1 201 316 9350
Fax + 201 785 9013
[email protected]

Christine Casper
Communications Manager
Lonza Inc.
Tel +1 201 316 9236
Fax +1 201 785 9013
[email protected]

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