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Monday, December 11, 2017
Galactic received the Certificate of Conformity to the Monograph of the European Pharmacopoeia
Galactic received the Certificate of Conformity to the Monograph of the European Pharmacopoeia

Galactic is happy to announce that its new production line for pharmaceutical grade Sodium Lactate solutions has been granted a Certificate of Suitability, also called Certificate of Conformity to the Monograph of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP), delivered by EDQM (European Directorate for the Quality of medicines) at Strasbourg.

The certificate, valid for 5 years, greatly simplifies the regulatory procedures for all customers who intend to use the products of this range.

A copy of the certificate as well as all documentation on sodium lactate solutions are available upon request.

Sodium lactate solutions are extensively used in infusion therapy and dialysis solutions to treat patients suffering from renal failure. 

Friday, July 21, 2017
Galactic expands production capacity for Calcium Lactate Pentahydrate
Galactic expands production capacity for Calcium Lactate Pentahydrate
Galactic is pleased to announce it has successfully launched a second production line for Calcium Lactate Pentahydrate at its Escanaffles plant (Belgium).

The new production unit, which doubles Galactic’s production capacity, allows the production of various grades of calcium lactate (food, feed and pharma) in both powder and Pearl® forms. 

Download here the entire press release in English.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Galactic announces new distribution agreements for Turkey
Galactic announces new distribution agreements for Turkey

Galactic is delighted to announce it has signed new distribution agreements for of EJDER KIMYA and BIESTERFELD TURKEY, two highly regarded and well-renowned distributors of raw materials and active ingredients for the HI&I, CASE and Cosmetics, and Pharma industry.

Working with well-respected distributors allows Galactic to deliver its natural solutions effectively to new markets. Hence, customers from Turkey will benefit from customer service and technical support in their developments.

Download here the entire press release in English

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Galactic is at the forefront of innovation in its field of expertise
Galactic is at the forefront of innovation in its field of expertise

Galactic is proud to be featured in a video on innovation made by Essenscia, the Belgian Federation for Chemistry and Life Sciences industries.

The video was showed at Essenscia’s annual event on April 18th, an event directed to the theme of “Life sciences: a journey of discovery in a changing society”. This shows again that Galactic stays at the forefront of innovation in its field of expertise, the result of which is shared on a daily basis with its customers and partners. 

The video (in French) can be watched here.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Galactic appoints two new distribution partners in Poland
Galactic appoints two new distribution partners in Poland

Galactic is pleased to announce the appointment of IMPAG Poland and HSH Chemie, two highly regarded and well renowned distributors of raw materials and active ingredients for the HI&I, CASE and Cosmetics industries. The two new partnership agreements will see Galactic 100% natural origin products distributed in Poland.

These partnerships will increase Galactic presence in Poland, which offers tremendous opportunities for future developments.

Download here the entire press release in English.


Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Our entire organization joins in sending Season's Greetings!
Our entire organization joins in sending Season's Greetings!


Monday, December 21, 2015
Holiday season
Holiday season

Christmas season is a special time of the year. To cherish this wonderful tradition, Galactic will be working until 2 p.m. on December 24th and 31st. May Peace, Happiness and Prosperity be by your side during this holiday season and throughout the coming 2016 year.

Friday, November 06, 2015
Join Galactic in Paris for the FIE 2015 – booth K9, Hall 6
Join Galactic in Paris for the FIE 2015 – booth K9, Hall 6

Galactic is proud to attend again the FIE (Food Ingredients Europe) – a platform for exploring innovations and new developments in the food industry, which will take place in Paris, from December 1 to 3.

Galactic will be presenting its new range of health-friendly, clean-label solutions for food preservation, food supplementation, salt reduction and flavour improvement applications. Our partners and customers will have a perfect opportunity for establishing new business ventures and connect with other industry professionals.

We are pleased to invite you to stop by our booth K9 in Hall 6 and discover Galactic solutions.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Galactic is participating at CPhI Worldwide
Galactic is participating at CPhI Worldwide

More than 110,000 pharmaceutical professionals all over the world meet each other every year at CPhI to network, identify business opportunities and expand global market. This year is no exception. The world's leading pharmaceutical networking event will be held in Madrid, Spain.

Galactic is proud to inform its customers that will be there, launching a new product segment, Lactic Acid and Lactic Acid derivatives for application in the health care & pharmaceutical industries. We cordially invite you to visit us at our stand in Hall 14, booth number 14C63. Looking forward to seeing you in Madrid.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
In October Galactic is attending SEPAWA Congress in Fulda, Germany
In October Galactic is attending SEPAWA Congress in Fulda, Germany

Once again, the SEPAWA Congress, one of the most important platform for the detergents/cleansers, cosmetics and perfume industries in Europe, is ready to start on October 14th – 16th in Fulda (Germany).

Galactic team is glad to be among the exhibitors presenting its latest developments of product and services. Visit Galactic’s experts at booth number 351 for technical applications or commercial advice.

Monday, September 14, 2015
Galactic meets meat industry in Kortrijk, Belgium at Meat Expo on 27th - 30th September
Galactic meets meat industry in Kortrijk, Belgium at Meat Expo on 27th - 30th September

Meat processors, butchers, caterers meet in Kortrijk, Belgium to explore the latest trends in making their products healthier and safer for consumption. Galactic team will be there to present its bio-based, high-performance solutions.

Visit our stand nr.4134 to get to know each other and discover new business opportunities. 

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Galactic at the most important event of the Food & Beverage industry in Mexico and Central America
Galactic at the most important event of the Food & Beverage industry in Mexico and Central America

At Galactic we like to build bridges all over the word. Food Technology Summit & Expo 2015 is ready to start in Mexico on September 23th and 24th­­­and we are pleased to welcome you at Galactic stand 200 to explore our latest developments in food safety and freshness.

The Expo has gain a certain reputation for quality and quantity in attendees and leader providers, making it the most notable event of the F&B sector in Mexico and Central America.

For more information on the exhibition, please see: http://foodtechnologysummit.com/

Monday, September 07, 2015
Galactic is exhibiting at SAAFoST (September 6th to 9th, Durban, South Africa)
Galactic is exhibiting at SAAFoST (September 6th to 9th, Durban, South Africa)

These days the road in food industry leads to SAAFoST 2015, the 21st Biennial International Congress and Exhibition of the South African Association for Food Science & Technology which takes place in Durban, South Africa.

Galactic team is already there, looking forward to meeting you at our stand 31/32, so you can discover our wide range of natural solutions dedicated to food industry.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Galactic bio-solvents : a sustainable approach for the coating industry

AFTPVA (Association Française des Techniciens des Peintures, Vernis, Encres d’imprimerie, Colles et Adhésifs / French Association of Paints , Varnishes , Printing Inks , Glues and Adhesives technicians) organises a one-day training session this Thursday May 21st.

During this event, our Global Market Development Manager (Non-Food), Mr. Anton KRUF will present to the audience Galactic’s bio-solvent range of solutions as a sustainable approach for the coating industry.

This is the last chance to register for this conference as a few seats are left.  Please contact Rémy HAMON -  r.hamon@haghebaert-fremaux.com

The conference will take place HOTEL BOLLAERT, 13C, Route de Béthune, 62300 – LENS – France.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Galactic develops ProDairy Adagio™, a new way to texturize cheese

Manufacturers want their cheese to be tasty but also to obtain a texture adapted to their needs (salads, pizzas, pastas …).

Galactic has developed ProDairy Adagio™, a pure lactic acid powder, which helps control the texture while improving the properties of the final product over time such as meltability, spreadability, viscosity, flavour etc…

Check out our new application sheet : English

For more info, please contact our sales team at sales@lactic.com

Thursday, May 07, 2015
Galatea™ Nail Polish Remover

Galactic has developed Galatea™ Nail Polish Remover that is non-flammable, bio-based, and biodegradable. It does not only remove nail polishes, but also moisturizes the skin without causing irritation to the skin or nail.

Galatea™ Nail Polish Remover is very mild to the skin and does not hurt when coming into contact with wounds or damaged skin. And the last but not the least: unlike a traditional formulation, Galatea™ Nail Polish Remover has a wonderful smell!

Check out our new brochure : English

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
ProDough Adagio™ F: Time reduction in the production of yeast-based dry breadcrumbs.

ProDough Adagio™ F, a natural ingredient, which is used in combination with sodium bicarbonate to significantly speed up the overall production process of yeast-based dry breadcrumbs.

Check out our new application sheet : English

For more info, please contact our sales team at sales@lactic.com

Monday, April 27, 2015
Galactic will be exhibiting at Vitafoods Europe (May 5th to 7th, Palexpo, Geneva)
Galactic will be exhibiting at Vitafoods Europe (May 5th to 7th, Palexpo, Geneva)

Galactic will be exhibiting at the leading European event for the nutraceutical, dietary supplements, and functional food and drinks industries.

Visit us at STAND N71: we will demonstrate how our ingredients can be turned into successful formulations.

Monday, April 20, 2015
Galactic at European Coatings Show – April 21-23, 2015 - Nürnberg, Germany
Galactic at European Coatings Show – April 21-23, 2015 -  Nürnberg, Germany

European Coatings Show is just around the corner! Let’s meet HALL 7 – STAND 115 and discuss our solutions that reflect the innovations in paint and coatings.

Every two years, the formulators of paint, coatings, adhesives, sealants, additives, printing inks or construction chemical products, industrial processors and representatives from science and research discuss the latest developments in the coatings market at the world-leading exhibition in Nürnberg, Germany.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Galactic at Djazagro
Galactic at Djazagro

From April 20th to 23rd, Galactic will be exhibiting at Djazagro, in Algiers, Algeria.This will be the perfect occasion for you to stop by our stand 3G092 and discover our wide range of natural solutions.

Thursday, April 09, 2015
Bio-solvents brochure

Due to the rising demand for bio-solvents in Germany, we have updated our brochure. If you have any questions regarding the applications and products, feel free to contact our experts at sales@lactic.com or call us directly at +32 (0)2 332 14 00.

 

Download our brochure : German

Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Galactic at in-Cosmetics, April 14-16
In-Cosmetics is coming up soon! We are excited to participate again this year to one of the largest exhibition dedicated to the cosmetic industry. At this occasion, we are happy to invite you to stop by our booth 7F90. This will be the occasion for you to discover our latest innovative products: - Galicare™ PLA 350: Ecocert certified scrub particle. - Galicare™ bio-based nail polish remover: 100%natural, non-flammable and odourless. - Galatea™: a line of anti-ageing products with incredible results on wrinkles reduction and skin elasticity. We look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, April 03, 2015
Galacin™ for food safety and shelf life extension

We just published a new brochure on Galacin™, a range of various forms of nisin and natamycin. Nisin and natamycin are powerful natural and healthy preservatives which specifically protect against spoilage bacteria, yeasts and moulds. These solutions are interesting for the meat, dairy, beverage and bakery sectors.

 

Download our brochure : English

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Belgian ministers Marghem and Borsus visited Western Hainaut (Wallonie picarde)

On Tuesday, 31st March, Marie-Christine Marghem, Minister of Energy, the Environment and Sustainable Development, had the pleasure of welcoming her colleague, Willy Borsus, Minister of Middle Classes, Self-employed, SMEs, Agriculture and Social Integration, in Western Hainaut (Wallonie picarde).

 

Galactic’s directors presented their activities in support to food safety and environmental protection to the members of the federal government.

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Galactic is proud to announce the start of a new collaboration with Will & Co.

Will & Co, based in Badhoevedorp (NL), is specialized in the sales of chemical (-based) products.

Active in a wide range of activities such as plastics, coatings, chemicals, water treatment, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, etc. for the European market, the company specializes however in bio-solvents for case and industrial cleaning.

As from 18th March 2015, Will & Co represents Galactic in the Benelux region for CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers) and IC (Industrial Cleaning) applications.

http://www.will-co.nl/index.php?/will-co/index_EN

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
New Food Partnership

We are happy to announce the starting of a new partnership with Faravelli.

Faravelli began in Milan’s Isola quarter, in 1926, when Mr. Giusto Faravelli – the founder - started selling raw materials and specialties in the photochemistry sector.

Over the years the company went through a rapid growth and became a worldwide leader in the high quality Food ingredients distribution.

http://www.faravelli.it/index.php?lingua=2

Friday, February 20, 2015
ProMeat Adagio™ F - Gradual Acidification of Rookworst

Galactic has developped ProMeat Adagio™ F, a natural and non-coated solution, which gradually lowers the pH over time.

A small amount of ProMeat Adagio™ F ensures equivalent results when compared to the traditional method, but without compromising on the final product’s quality.

Our R&D team remains at your disposal for technical assistance, trials, and samples.

Download our brochure

Monday, January 19, 2015
Discover our innovative solutions specially designed for bakery.

The demand in the bakery industry for clean label, tasty and healthy products as well as faster processing times is increasingly growing. In order to meet this need, Galactic developed a great number of solutions which provide the very best of nature to your bakery products by combining traditional and state-of-the-art technologies.

You can download the brochure here:

http://www.lactic.com/en-us/applications/food/bakery.aspx

To receive a printed version, please contact our sales team at sales@lactic.com

Friday, December 19, 2014
Season's Greetings

In observance of the Christmas Holiday, Galactic will be closed on December 24th, 25th and 26th.  We wish you and yours a wonderful time! We will reopen on Monday December 29th.

 

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014
European Coatings Conference on December 8 & 9 in Düsseldorf (Germany)

Anton Kruf, Market Development Manager (Non-Food Markets), has been selected to be one of the keynote speakers at the next European Coatings Conference on “Biobased Materials for Industrial Coatings”.

Internationally known as an expert, he will give you a concise overview of the latest trends and innovation in the bio-solvents industry.

 

When: Monday, December 8th, 2014

Where: Nikko Hotel Düsseldorf – Immermannstrasse 41 – 40210 Düsseldorf - Germany

More info: www.european-coatings.com/ecc

Friday, November 28, 2014
Galaster™ and Galasolv™: our high performance bio-solvents solutions!

Galactic is pleased to announce the last update of its bio-solvents brochures. Now also available in French.

You can download it here:

http://www.lactic.com/en-us/applications/industry/biosolvents.aspx

This is a great way for you to (re)-discover our range of natural solutions with high flash points and slow evaporation rates.


For more information, please contact our sales team at sales@lactic.com

Friday, October 31, 2014
5th CINBIOS Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bio-based Economy (7/11/2014, Mechelen)
Jean-Christophe Bogaert our Sales, Marketing and Business Development Director has been invited to present Galactic successful bio-business in the real economy. This conference is a unique opportunity to highlight Galactic’s leadership in the bio-based economy among experts from NatureWorks, DSM, TomAlgae, Corbion, Dyadic, Nova Institute and many more…

CINBIOS, the cluster for industrial biotechnology, is a common intiative of FlandersBio, Ghent Bio-Economy Valley and Essenscia.

CINBIOS provides an essential link between companies from various industrial sectors, and between these companies and the knowledge centers (universities, colleges and research institutions) working in the field of industrial biotechnology, biocatalysis and biorefinery.

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Monday, October 06, 2014
Galactic introduces Flavor™, an extension of its clean labelling range of solutions

To meet the growing demand of customers, Galactic is proud to announce the recent extension of its clean labelling solutions for meat, poultry, seafood, sauces, dressings and ready-to-eat preparations.

 

Consumers are paying more and more attention to what’s written on the labels of the food products and it becomes a major element in their purchasing decision. By associating natural ingredients with fresh and healthy diet, the clean labeling trend is supported by the overall desire to eat healthier and the food industry has to adapt to this change.

To help its customer tackle this new challenge, Galactic is extending its existing range of label-friendly solutions, Galimax Flavor K-65 and KV-65, with three new references based on buffered vinegars: Galimax Flavor™ V-50, VK-50 and V-100 powder.

All these products are made by fermentation of sugars and have mild tastes that do not impact the sensory profile of finished products and even enhance it in many cases, hence the name “Flavor”. They also display excellent antimicrobial properties and as such help guaranteeing food safety.

Moreover, Galimax Flavor™ V-50 and VK-50 bring another healthy benefit by being perfectly suited for low sodium recipes.

 

“This new range has clearly been thought and designed to offer our customers a panel of the best available solutions in the market” says Jean-Christophe Bogaert, Sales, Marketing and Business Development Director.

He added “many of our developments have demonstrated the ability of our solutions to improve the shelf life of finished products with no detrimental effect on pH and taste”.

 

About Galactic:

Since 1994 Galactic has become one of the world leaders in biotechnology serving the food, feed, personal & health care, and industrial markets. Based on its valuable experience in the fermentation of lactic acid and in the production of its derivatives, Galactic continuously develops sustainable, innovative and health-friendly solutions in the field of food safety, nutrition and green chemistry. With its headquarters and an Innovation Campus in Belgium, production facilities and front-labs in the United States (Milwaukee), China (Bengbu) and Europe (Escanaffles, Brussels), and additional sales offices in Germany (Düsseldorf), Italy (Milan), Japan (Tokyo) and Brazil (Curitiba), Galactic employs about 370 people worldwide and is active in more than 65 countries.

Friday, October 03, 2014
Join Galactic in Fulda for the 61st Sepawa Congress – booth n°351

The SEPAWA congress, which will take place on October 15th – 16th – 17th in Fulda (Germany), has become the most important platform for the detergents/cleansers, cosmetics and perfume industries. Close to 200 exhibiting companies will present their more recent developments of product and services and numerous lectures by international experts will provide new knowledge and experience.

Feel free to visit our booth n°351 to discover our new solutions.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Galactic at Eurosurfas - Spain

On October 2nd, Anton Kruf, Market Development Manager Non-Food at Galactic will be presenting a technical seminar and round table on “Bio-solvents: natural alternatives to traditional solvents regarding VOC directives 2004/42/EU and 1999/13/EU”.

The event will take place in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, close to Barcelona.

 

To attend the seminar, please fill out the registration form:

http://comindex.es/sites/default/files/Eurosurfas_2014.pdf

Friday, September 12, 2014
Join Galactic in Paris for Eurocoat

Between September 23rd and 25th, 2014, Galactic will be exhibiting at Eurocoat Paris, a unique event for coating professionals in Europe in 2014!

As the historic gathering of the paint, varnish, ink, glue and adhesive industries, Eurocoat brings together suppliers of coatings, raw materials, equipment and services for 3 days of business and discussion.

Don’t hesitate to visit us at this event.

You are welcome to stop by our booth n°E08.

For more info: http://www.eurocoat-expo.com/