GERMANY, Hamburg. Biesterfeld is expanding its long-term partnership with US-based ingredients manufacturer CP Kelco in the food and nutrition sector.
Following on from their successful cooperation in Germany and Poland, the distribution of CP Kelco’s nature-based pectin, carrageenan, xanthan gum, gellan gum and citrus fiber for food applications has been extended to the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, as of April 2020.
CP Kelco’s nature-based ingredients provide a wide range of functional benefits in innovative product formulations. Ther company is one of the leading producers of pectin, a gelling agent derived from citrus peel and used primarily in the production of fruit preparations and acidified milk products.
"With consumer demand for clean-label products continuing to grow, our portfolio meets the need for nature-based ingredients for a wide range of food applications," says Bernd-Maximilian Fischer, Business Manager Nutrition, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie. "The expansion of our distribution area allows us to serve our customers and address evolving market needs even more comprehensively."