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New York, NY – July 9, 2015 – Nagase will serve a high-protein beverage and dried pineapple snack prototypes at IFT15, highlighting the multi-functionality of TREHA® trehalose in diverse applications.  Trehalose is a unique ingredient with benefits for freshness, flavor, and texture in food and beverages.  Nagase will be at booth number #2336 at IFT15, held

New York, NY – June 4, 2015 – Nagase America is pleased to welcome Kenji Asakura as the new president and CEO of Nagase & Co, Ltd.  Effective April 1st, Asakura now oversees the Nagase Group’s nearly 6,000 employees in 20 countries and is the first non-Nagase family member to be president in the company’s history.

New York, NY – January 12, 2015 – Nagase America is pleased to announce the top Japanese 2015 food trends.  Key factors behind the trends are anticipated changes in Japanese regulations as well as Japanese consumer interest in new food experiences and ethnic flavors. Functional Foods and Beverages Big changes in the Japanese functional food market

New York, NY – November 19, 2014 – Nagase America is pleased to announce a partnership with Aspira Scientific for the distribution of Nagase’s portfolio of unnatural amino acids in North America.  Produced using proprietary technology, Nagase’s unnatural amino acids are unique chiral building blocks for small molecule and peptide synthesis and can help overcome

New York, NY – October 1, 2014 – Nagase America will highlight the unique benefits of TREHA™ trehalose in beverage and snack applications at SupplySide West 2014.  Trehalose is a multifunctional disaccharide, naturally occurring in mushrooms, yeast, honey, and other foodstuffs, with benefits in many food categories.  Nagase America will be at booth number #18135

New York, NY – August 20, 2014 – Nagase America is pleased to announce the hiring of Sharrann Simmons in the newly created position of Senior Business Manager for the Life Sciences division. Her initial focus will be on Nagase’s growing specialty food ingredient portfolio, which is marketed to the food, dietary supplements and food