Bunge Loders Croklaan Wins Most Innovative Health Ingredient Award with Couva 806 NH


A healthier Cocoa Butter Replacer

PASIR GUDANG (Nov 5, 2019) – The Bakery and Confectionery industries now have a clean label option and healthier choice of Cocoa Butter Replacer (CBR) for their products. Bunge Loders Croklaan’s innovative Cocoa Butter Replacer (CBR), Couva 806 NH, was unanimously voted as the winner of the coveted Most Innovative Health Ingredient Award at the recent Gulfood Manufacturing Industry Excellence Awards 2019 in Dubai.

We are very proud of this recognition. Our leading edge lipid processing technology enables us to bring an innovative product to our customers that is five years ahead of its time in the Asian region.” said Manuel Laborde, Vice President Bunge Loders Croklaan Asia. “We’ve been in the business of developing oils and fats solutions for over 130 years and are the inventor of Cocoa Butter Equivalents (CBEs). Today we bring Couva 806 NH into the market, a non-hydrogenated, non-tempering, low saturated fat and trans-free product using our entire package of processing technology and formulation expertise.”

The new Couva 806 NH has more coating flexibility with reduced cracks and brings improved crystallization. With its medium melting profile, it is ideal for coating and enrobing in bakery and confectionery. This new non-hydrogenated CBR range has various coating fats used for enrobing nougat, choco pie, wafer, biscuit and other choco-bakery products.

About Bunge Loders Croklaan

Bunge Loders Croklaan (www.bungeloders.com) is a leading global producer and supplier of sustainable premium quality plant-based oils and fats for the food manufacturing industry. It operates as part of the global B2B edible oils business of Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Its products are used in a wide range of applications, from bakery and confectionery to culinary and infant nutrition. With in-depth knowledge of ingredients, applications and processes, the Bunge Loders Croklaan team closely cooperates with customers to develop tailor made solutions and create innovative products to meet their business goals and differentiate them in the marketplace.

About Bunge Limited

Bunge (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.