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5 Benefits of Food Preservatives

By marybeth@tlcingredients.com / December 9, 2022

Humans have always found a way to preserve food since ancient times. Some cultures used smoke, salt, and honey to ensure they could retain the food they sourced for longer. Modern preservation methods have changed and even increased the benefits and functions of preservatives. As a company in the food industry, you should understand how…

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Food Ingredients Supplier

By marybeth@tlcingredients.com / September 20, 2022

Nowadays, consumers read ingredient lists before purchasing. Therefore, you must use high-quality ingredients to gain consumers’ trust in your products. The first step towards quality products is ensuring that your supplier understands the importance of food safety and quality. While numerous ingredient suppliers exist today, not all are a good fit for your business application.…

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Applications of Citric Acid as an Ingredient

Applications of Citric Acid as an Ingredient

By marybeth@tlcingredients.com / September 6, 2022

Citric acid is a super ingredient used in many industries. Citric acid naturally occurs in tomatoes, berries, and citrus fruits, such as oranges and lemons. Swedish-German chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele was the first person to extract citric acid from lemon juice in 1784. Afterward, chemists found other fruits that contain citric acid and learned to produce…

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Why Hydrogen Peroxide Is a Must-Have Ingredient for Skin Care Products

By marybeth@tlcingredients.com / July 20, 2022

If you own a skincare product line or plan to start one, you should think of ways to develop unique selling points for your products. In a market with so many options available to consumers, you should strive to make your products stand out. And one practical step to do so is to use beneficial…

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TLC Is All About “Clean Labels” and Helping Clean Up Our Community

By pwsadmin / May 26, 2021

Members of the TLC Ingredients Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Team participated in our first road cleanup as part of Will County’s Adopt-A-Highway program. TLC has adopted a 1 mile stretch of Caton Farm Road and committed to picking up litter four times/year along this local stretch of road. We picked up part of a car muffler,…

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ADM Bio-Based Propylene Glycol

By pwsadmin / March 15, 2021

In the inevitable shift away from fossil fuels, ADM is producing the market’s first plant-based Propylene Glycol. Finally, there is an alternative to petroleum-based chemicals. “One of the things that has really differentiated us is our ability to scale, to know how to take something all the way from ideation to commercial realization,” says ADM.…

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TLC Corporate Social Responsibility Team Update

By pwsadmin / March 15, 2021

TLC Ingredients co-sponsored the third annual You Be the Chemist Regional Challenge for Chicago private schools. Companies and individuals in the science and chemistry industries invest in this program to inspire young students to enter the field of chemistry. Making STEM subjects exciting and competitive for the students was fun for the TLC volunteers and…

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TLC Ingredients Industrial Insider

By pwsadmin / March 15, 2021

As of July 23, 2020, National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) announced the passage of legislation reauthorizing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program for three years. This program is an integral part of the chemical distribution industry, “ensuring high-risk facilities work with DHS regulators to put measures in…

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Industrial Newsletter

By TLC ingredients Inc / December 26, 2019
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