Starch World Americas

13-14 Jun, 2017 - Foz do Iguaçu, BRAZIL

Mabu Interludium Iguassu Convention
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Penny Patton

Penelope Patton is a Senior Research Fellow in Innovation and Commercial Development with Tate & Lyle, located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA.  She has worked in product development for Tate & Lyle, formally A.E. Staley, for 30 years, in the areas of starch chemical and physical modification, characterizations, fermentation, purification, and process optimization, resulting in 14 patents and patent applications.  She has developed carbohydrate-based products for use in foods and beverages, pharmaceuticals, adhesives, coatings, industrial thickeners and binders, and most recently was a key contributor to the development of CLARIA® clean-label functional food starches.


Penelope has a PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, with specialization in polymer physical chemistry.

Dr. Penny Patton, Senior Research Fellow, Texturants
Tate & Lyle Ingr Americas
Texture by Design – Development and Use of Texture Maps for Optimizing Textural Attributes of Starch-thickened Foods
Day 2 [Wed 14, June], at 10:05 AM