Booming citrus fibre market gains US$50m investment from CP Kelco to expand processing capacity

BRAZIL – Global ingredient solutions provider, CP Kelco has announced it will invest over US$50 million to expand production capacity for its Nutrava Citrus Fiber at its Brazilian facility, following strong customer demand and market potential. The project will add a second NUTRAVA Citrus Fiber production line to the company’s facility in Matão, increasing total capacity to approximately 5,000 metric tons. This is the second major move in the pectin space this month as Cargill inaugurated a US$150 million pectin production facility in Bebedouro – the heart of Brazil’s citrus-growing…

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CP Kelco bolsters R&D capabilities with launch of new innovation centre in Atlanta, US

US – CP Kelco, a US based global manufacturer of nature-based ingredients for the food industry, has opened a new innovation centre in Atlanta, US to expand its global network of innovation and technical support facilities.  The Atlanta innovation center is designed as an open, collaborative space for scientists and customers to engage in ingredient research, problem-solving, development and pilot plant scale-up of food, beverage, home care, personal care and other consumer and industrial products.  According to CP Kelco, the new innovation 24,000 square-foot centre features laboratories devoted to microbiology, fermentation and application development for industrial and consumer purposes. …

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