CP Kelco

CP Kelco

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, CP Kelco manufactures and markets specialty hydrocolloids, with global reach. Our goal is to be the preferred partner for providing 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 sources, and we strive to preserve nature’s functionality by minimizing chemical modification. Key product lines are Carrageenan, Gellan Gum, Pectin, Xanthan Gum and Carboxymethyl Cellulose, marketed under brand names including

CEKOL®​, GENU®​, GENUVISCO®​, GENULACTA®​, KELTROL®​ and KELCOGEL®​. These products serve many functions, including rheology control, thickening, suspension, stabilization and gelation.

Whether suspending botanicals in a new-age energy drink, stabilizing protein in fruit smoothies, creating an indulgent liqueur or recovering body in a zero-calorie beverage, CP Kelco offers the portfolio to suit the needs of beverage manufacturers – the application space is endless.

Hydrocolloid application is centered on the science and understanding of rheology. This understanding drives our innovation and product design to leverage this science. Designed to cover the pH spectrum, CP Kelco’s vast ingredient choices enable the most challenging and creative beverage ideas become consumer products. What’s your next "What if…"?