Bunge Loders Crocklaan has opened a new edible oils processing facility in Xiamen, China. The new facility, the company said, expands its capacity to deliver plant-based specialty oil and fat ingredients for the food and food service industry. It will serve both local and international markets.

Manuel Laborde, Vice President Asia at Bunge Loders Croklaan said, “China is an extremely dynamic and growing food market, and this state-of-the-art processing plant in Xiamen is illustrative of our commitment to not only invest in key local markets, but also create new opportunities for our customers around the world,”

As well as providing a range of production processes from refining oils to modifications of its fractions the Xiamen facility has a pilot plant, quality control lab and creative studio to develop ingredient and food solutions for the Chinese market.

Katherine Huang, General Manager, Bunge China Food & Ingredients said, “This new facility’s advanced processing capabilities combined with our Creative Studio are a real testament to our commitment to serving both the Chinese and global markets in new and innovative ways.”