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.
“Inflation has been dramatic in the locust bean gum market and we do believe the situation is now at a tipping point for customers,” says CP Kelco, a leading supplier of hydrocolloids and other texturizing ingredients.
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CP Kelco is expanding its gellan gum production capabilities in the US in response to rising demand for clean label, multi-functional ingredients.
CP Kelco, a global producer of hydrocolloid solutions, completed new production capabilities in its Okmulgee, Okla., plant for manufacturing KELCOGEL gellan gum.
Effective July 1, CP Kelco will raise prices on Genu Pectin products up to 10%, due to the cost increase of citrus peel, a key raw material used in pectin production.
CP Kelco has announced an investment to expand its manufacturing facility in Limeira, Brazil, to meet growing demand for pectin in the South American food and beverage market.
Special edition: Sustainable sourcing
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?
A new stabilizer system based on carrageenan and gellan gum may open up the beverage white space of pH 5- 5.9, allowing for the stable formulation of real milk and real fruit juices, says CP Kelco.
CP Kelco raises prices for all ingredients
CP Kelco is raising prices for its entire ingredient portfolio by up to 10 percent, a move the company says is necessary due to the higher marketplace demand putting a squeeze on supplies.
As food companies increasing turn to the culinary world for innovative ideas, hydrocolloid company CP Kelco explains how the food industry and chefs complement each other.
Pectin: Health ingredient of the future?
News focus: Pectin
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.
Plant closure underway for CP Kelco
CP Kelco is exploring alternative uses for its UK xanthan gum plant
having completed the first phase of its closure after cost
pressures compromised its viability forcing it to cease production.
CP Kelco reacts to changes in the market with a range of solutions for the solubility and stabilisation for health-orientated functional ingredients.
CP Kelco raises prices for gums and cellulose
Hydrocolloid firm CP Kelco is raising prices across its range of
cellulose and gum ingredients, in an effort to offset rising costs.
CP Kelco sees pectin potential for yoghurts
A manufacturer of pectin-derived hydrocolloids claims that its
ingredients could be used as a more cost effective means of
preserving functionality in yoghurts.
CP Kelco to overhaul business structure
Hydrocolloid firm CP Kelco has announced a complete overhaul of its
business structure, in a move designed to boost its regional
CP Kelco to consolidate Canadian food business
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.
CP Kelco raises prices across product range
Hydrocolloid firm CP Kelco is the latest ingredients firm to pass
rising costs onto the market, announcing yesterday that it is to
raise prices across all of its product ranges.
CP Kelco uncovers secrets of mouthfeel
CP Kelco claims to have developed new data that sheds more light on
how 'mouthfeel' is developed in beverages.
CP Kelco targets European hydrocolloid market
CP Kelco has appointed S Black to distribute its range of
hydrocolloids for the UK food and beverage industry.
CP Kelco's China acquisition boosts xanthun gum capacity
Leading pectin and xanthan gum supplier CP Kelco is to acquire Gold
Millet, the second largest producer of xanthan gum in China, the
firm told FoodNavigator-USA in an exclusive interview.
French firm claims new extraction process cuts costs for semi-refined carrageenan
French carrageenan producer Selt Marine spears blossoming
semi-refined market with a new extraction process.
Gellan gum lauched to improve soy suspension
CP Kelco, now part of the JM Huber Corporation, has launched
Kelocogel HS-B gellan gum - a competitively priced alternative to
improve the suspension of soy, cocoa and minerals in soy-based
CP Kelco and Noviant become one
CP Kelco and Noviant, part of JM Huber, announced today (Monday)
that the companies will henceforth operate as one business under
the CP Kelco name.
Pectin and xanthan price rise at CP Kelco
High energy costs bite into margins for the number one pectin
player CP Kelco with the company passing the prices onto the
market, announcing increases for a range of hydrocolloids in its
Gum to assist cocoa suspension in dairy beverages
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.
Gellan gum lauched to provide suspension in dairy beverages
CP Kelco, bought by JM Huber last month, has launched Kelogel HM-B
gellan gum, a hydrocolloid system designed to provide suspension of
cocoa and minerals in ready-to-drink dairy based beverages.
CP Kelco doubles Brazilian pectin production
Number one pectin supplier CP Kelco has ramped up production,
doubling capacity at the firm's production site in Limeira, Brazil.
CP Kelco ups pectin supplies
Number one pectin supplier CP Kelco ramps up production, doubling
capacity at the firm's production site in Limeira, Brazil.
Huber concludes CP Kelco purchase
Family-owned US firm JM Huber completes on the CP Kelco purchase,
buying straight into the number one pectin and xanthan gum slot.
CP Kelco cuts fat content
Food processors looking to boost sales in reduced-fat fried foods
are currently in the sight of hydrocolloid supplier CP Kelco that
has adapted an existing oil barrier coating technology.
CP Kelco slice up for sale
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
End to takeover battle at Hercules
After a heated tug of war with the board, the man who last year
took speciality chemicals company ISP private has abandoned efforts
to gain control of US chemicals company Hercules.
By gum, industry leader steps up production
Competition in the biogum sector is set to hot up with the news
today that US company CP Kelco is looking to boost production
capabilities to reinforce its position in the biogums marketplace.