L-Arginine registered as an animal feed additive

Arginine is an amino acid that intervenes in the synthesis of protein for muscle growth. It also plays other multiple metabolic functions: it is the substrate for the biosynthesis of different molecules of metabolic importance such as nitric oxide, GAA, glutamate, ornithine and proline (Figure 1). Nitric oxide is an important mediator in vasodilatation, contributing…

Quimidroga obtains the GOLD certification of ECOVADIS also in 2019

This year 2019, ECOVADIS has once again rewarded Quimidroga’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, which encompasses the Environment, Work Practices and Human Rights, Fair Business Practices and Sustainable Procurement blocks, granting us the highest certification possible in the GOLD category. The replacement of old wheelbarrows with electric vehicles, the replacement of lights in warehouses with…

Maintenance of detergents with sorbates

Many preservatives commonly used in detergency are being discontinued due to regulatory changes. This, together with the tendency to formulate with substances that respect health and the environment, generates the need to find new alternatives to conserve detergents. Sorbates: non-sensitizing preservatives existing in nature Sorbates are molecules found in some natural products, such as mountain…

Enzymes and new trends in detergents

New global trends are affecting consumer habits. In a stressful and polluting world, today’s consumers are looking for greater ease in their daily lives and a healthy environment, and any industry that wants to meet the demands of these consumers must adapt to the new environment. In the clothes detergents sector, the growing demand for…

Quimidroga is awarded again with the distinction of Responsible Care RSE Certification of Responsible Company

Quimidroga has been awarded again with the distinction of Responsible Care RSE Certification of Responsible Company by the Business Federation of the Spanish Chemical Industry – FEIQUE (Federación Empresarial de la Industria Química Española). The adhesion to this programme is for us a motivation to achieve continuous improvement and to meet a series of actions…

EuroVanillin: a new source of natural and sustainable vanillin

Vanillin is the aromatic component par excellence of the hundreds of vanilla components. More of 80% of the vanillin production worldwide is obtained from the guaiacol and catechol present in petroleum derivatives. This fact makes the vanillin a less sustainable product. In an increasingly environmentally-conscious market place, it is more important than ever to find natural…