The ingredients majors have combined expertise and technologies to develop their ‘vegurt’ offerings. FoodNavigator asks Chr. Hansen and CP Kelco about the challenges they’ve overcome to create ambient, plant-based yoghurt alternatives.
Shiru - a startup producing proteins via microbial fermentation - has teamed up with texturizing ingredients specialist CP Kelco to explore label-friendly replacements for methylcellulose and other highly functional ingredients.
Much of the media debate about sustainable food sourcing concentrates on cocoa, palm oil and soy. But how sustainable are gums and hydrocolloids, which are used as gelling agents, thickeners and stabilizers in everything from ice cream to jam?
At a recent conference on hydrocolloids the discussions were
dominated by health and price. In the first in a special
series, FoodNavigator examines the potential opportunities and
challenges for pectin for health.
Leading supplier of pectin and xanthan gum CP Kelco will next month
consolidate its Canadian food business through an Ontario-based
specialty chemical distributor, a move the firm says will not
disrupt supplies to customers.
Gellan CP Kelco, bought by JM Huber last month, has launched
Kelcogel HM-B gellan gum, a hydrocolloid system designed to provide
suspension of cocoa and minerals in ready-to-drink dairy based
beverages, writes Philippa Nuttall.
Number one global xanthan gum supplier CP Kelco is on the auction
block as majority stakeholder merchant bank Lehman Brothers opts to
sell its slice in the leading hydrocolloid company, reports
In a surprise move US chemical company Hercules is to sell its
three-year old stake in hydrocolloid leader CP Kelco to emerging
CMC player Huber, sparking speculation as to when Huber might take
full control of CP Kelco.
Ambitious ingredients company CP Kelco will up funding in the Far
East in a bid to reinforce its growing carrageenan business. "We
are taking steps to organise our supply chain to add flexibility to
our operations," said...
Yesterday we reported on a new production plant by CP Kelco to
ensure its position as a leader in hydrocolloids, today the same
company announced that it plans to increase pectin capacity at its
Skensved, Denmark and Limeira, Brazil...
Hydrocolloids leader, CP Kelco, announced this week it has retained
Nofsinger Inc. Process Division of Burns & McDonnell to develop
plant expansion options for its manufacturing facility located in