Starting in Nature to Provide Functional Performance

CP Kelco is the innovation leader in the production of polysaccharides by microbial fermentation, extraction from land and sea plants, and modification of cellulose-based raw materials. CP Kelco’s goal is to be the preferred partner for providing innovative products and solutions through the use of nature-based chemistry.

CP Kelco manufactures and sells the broadest spectrum of texturizing and stabilizing ingredients to the world’s processed food industry. These products are used as key ingredients in foods as diverse as jams, jellies, baked goods, salad dressings, sauces and marinades, processed meats, and dairy products.

So whether it’s suspending botanicals in the latest new-age energy drink, manipulating mouthfeel in dressings and sauces, or improving the look and succulence of meat and poultry, CP Kelco offers a portfolio of products and application expertise to suit the needs of food manufacturers around the world.

CP Kelco’s vast ingredient choices enable the most challenging – and creative – food prototypes become consumer products. Bring your next “What if...” To CP Kelco.



Home & Personal Care

CP Kelco’s goal is to be the preferred partner for providing innovative products and solutions through the use of nature-based chemistry. CP Kelco is a creative and innovative leader in the production and manipulation of polysaccharides by microbial fermentation and extraction from plant, algal and cellulose based raw materials.

Our products are derived from natural, renewable raw materials, and CP Kelco strives to preserve nature’s functionality by minimizing modification. These products serve many functions, including thickening, suspension, stabilization and gelation. Each is an aspect of rheology control.



Pharmaceutical & Natural Health

CP Kelco is dedicated to offering the products, technical support and quality control required to support pharmaceutical products manufacturers. CP Kelco is a leading manufacturer of CEKOL® cellulose gum (CMC), XANTURAL® xanthan gum and GENU® pectin: nature-based rheology modifiers and functional additives.

Our global scope and supply chain expertise allows these products to serve not only the needs of multi-national providers, but the special needs of local producers as well.

CP Kelco Pharmaceutical Grades have been designed to be economical additives for the performance they provide. All CP Kelco pharmaceutical products meet the requirements for pharmaceutical use by USP/NF, Ph. Eur. and most other pharmacopoeias.

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