CP Kelco expands capacity of gellan gum production at Oklahoma plant

August 26, 2019

CP Kelco announced that it is making a significant investment to expand the production capacity of its Kelcogel Gellan Gum at its Okmulgee, OK biogums production facility. 

CP Kelco (Atlanta, GA) announced that it is making a significant investment to expand the production capacity of its Kelcogel Gellan Gum at its Okmulgee, OK biogums production facility. The company already expanded the production of gellan gum at its Wulian, China facility in July, and the additional capacity in the Oklahoma plant, strongly positions CP Kelco with multiple supply points from which to support customers in every region globally, said Thomas Laursen, senior vice president, operations, in a press release.

“Always mindful of our customers’ needs and the quickly evolving market and consumer trends, we continue to anticipate an increased focus on naturally derived, clean-label ingredients, now and in the future,” said Jérôme Béra, senior vice president, global marketing, in a press release. “With the additional gellan gum capacity in our Okmulgee plant, we can better work with our customers worldwide to develop innovative foods, beverages and other products for consumers.”