The Dow Chemical Company Invests in Texas Propionic Acid Facility
The Dow Chemical Company is a part of the DowDupont Holding Company (DWDP), a business that is focused on agriculture, materials science and specialty product sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges.
Dow’s most recent strategic investment involves expanding its propionic acid facility in Texas City, Texas. Propionic acid is an important chemical that is used to prevent mold and bacterial growth in animal feeds and grains, as well as a preservative in baked goods and cheese.
Dow chose this investment due to consumer shifts towards higher quality food products with longer shelf-lives that fit into the consumers more on-the-go lifestyles.
This investment is one more step The Dow Chemical Company is taking towards meeting the global food demand.