Food Technology Commercial Space Center
- 30 August 2001
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Arla Foods’ partner in the NASA project is NASA Food Technology Commercial Space Center (FTCSC), which is located in a science park near Iowa State University in the US.
The partnership with FTCSC offers several benefits: Arla Foods is involved in the decision-making processes within “The Scoping Committee” which acts as a governing board for FTCSC. Rapid approval procedures Access to nutritional experts Opportunities for exhibiting Arla Foods products at Johnson Space Center Access to NASA’s development facilities and opportunities for testing products in weightless environments.
FTCSC’s partners: Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. Arla Foods a.m.b.a Hy-Vee, Inc. Iowa Soybean Promotion Board Kemin Americas, Inc. Kraft Foods, Inc. Maytag Corporation Pioneer Hi-Bred International (a DuPont Company) Rocky Mountain Resource Labs, Inc.
Arla Foods is an international dairy company owned by 9,900 farmers from Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Arla Foods is one of the leading players in the international dairy arena with well-known brands like Arla®, Lurpak®, Puck® and Castello®. Arla Foods is focused on providing good dairy nourishment from sustainable farming and operations and is also the world's largest manufacturer of organic dairy products.