Demand for glycerin has boomed amid supply chain uncertainty due to Covid-19. According to the April 22, 2020 Independent Commodity Intelligence Services (I.C.I.S.) Glycerin report,
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As the world grasps the reality of the coronavirus outbreak, many companies are faced with the challenge of supply chain reliability. At Twin Rivers Technologies (TRT), we are currently well positioned to adapt to the ongoing situation as your domestic oleochemical partners. While we recognize the similar concern in supply chain disruption everyone is facing, we try our best to match your supply needs through some strategic positioning.
Twin Rivers Technologies Glycerin Value for
Pet Food Market
Twin Rivers offers a full line of Glycerin products including 99.7% refined glycerin vegetable grade that meets USP-NF and FCC specifications and is safe to use in Pet Food applications. Our refinery uses only the highest quality oleo-raw materials to produce a very low odor, light color glycerin. Our process is designed to produce products that meet Monograph requirements for glycerin content and purity and are manufactured with strict adherence to GMP and SQF standards. Our glycerin refinery is Level 2 SQF Certified and TRT is a HACCP Based Food Safety Plan Supplier.
In 2015, Twin Rivers Technologies' Glycerin Refinery received Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 Certification. This certification reflects the goal of Twin Rivers Technologies' food safety management system to improve business processes, increase efficiencies and reduce risk. SQF certification is recognized worldwide informing customers that they are doing business with a company that adheres to the strictest food safety and sanitation standards. It gives consumers a sense of confidence to know that they are buying products from a company recognized for producing safe food products. This certification gives external validation to the internal commitment to safety to which Twin Rivers Technologies has always adhered.
Merriam-Webster defines glycerin as a "thick, sweet, clear liquid used in making medicines, food, soap, etc." They further define it as "a sweet syrupy hygroscopic trihydroxy alcohol C3H8O3 usually obtained by the saponification of fats and used especially as a solvent and plasticizer, as a moistening agent, emollient, and lubricant, and as an emulsifying agent" (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycerol#medicalDictionary).