FMC Corp. recently broke ground on its new natural colors blending facility at its Newark, Del., manufacturing site. The company has natural colors production sites at Santiago, Chile, and Burton, U.K., as well as U.S.-based technical expertise at Ewing, N.J. The additional location is expected to help meet growing demand in North America for stable, natural colors used in applications from baking to beverages, an estimated $200 million market.

Upon completion in December 2014, the 4,800-square-foot building will include new equipment for customized color solutions and room for future expansion.

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