Tate & Lyle’s Lafayette South plant awarded 2015 Energy Star Certification

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Lafayette South corn wet mill in Lafayette, Indiana, US has been awarded Energy Star certification by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its superior energy efficiency performance in 2015.

(LONDON) – 29 February 2016 – Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of food ingredients and solutions, is pleased to announce that its Lafayette South corn wet mill in Lafayette, Indiana, US has been awarded Energy Star certification by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its superior energy efficiency performance in 2015.  This certification is awarded by the EPA annually and Tate & Lyle’s plant in Lafayette was one of nine plants to earn certification for the first time.  

 

Edward Butt, VP Sustainability, Tate & Lyle commented:  “At Tate & Lyle, we place great importance not just on what we do, but how we do it. We are working continuously wherever we can to reduce the environmental footprint of our operations, our products and their packaging, and of our supply chain. We are very proud that Lafayette South is the only corn processing plant in the US to achieve the EPA’s Energy Star certification in 2015.”

 

Daniel Kirk, Plant Manager Lafayette South, Tate & Lyle added:  "The Energy Star certification is the result of the hard work and long term commitment to sustainability of our operations team at Tate & Lyle.  It shows our sustainability approach is resulting in real improvements in our environmental performance."

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations teams. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on growth by building leading positions globally in the categories of beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products is focused on delivering steady earnings and generating cash.

Food & Beverage Solutions consists of: Texturants, including speciality starches; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres; and Stabilisers and Functional Systems, which are bespoke ingredient blends that ensure foods retain their structure.

Primary Products consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).  It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2019, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on Twitter or Linkedin.

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