Lactic Acid Bacteria

SynSynbiotec specializes in the R&D of probiotics for applications in human and animal nutrition. Pic: Getty Images/tupungato

Sacco to take control of Synbiotec

By Jim Cornall

Italian headquartered biotech company Sacco srl, which produces lactic bacteria and probiotics for the food, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, has recently taken over the majority of Synbiotec, a spin-off company of the University of Camerino...

 Kaneka has concluded a license agreement with ABB to give Kaneka the rights for production and sales of ABB's products in the US, Canada and Japan.

Kaneka invests in AB-Biotics SA biotech company

By Jim Cornall

Japanese company Kaneka Corporation has acquired a 34.8% share of AB-Biotics (ABB), a Spanish biotech company focusing on research, development and distribution of its own products using lactic acid bacteria.