ATLANTA, June 7, 2021 / CNW / – CP Kelco, global leader in nature-based ingredient solutions, today announced the launch of a new global innovation center, adding to the company’s growing network of innovation and technical support facilities in the whole world. the Atlanta, GeorgiaThe innovation center is designed as an open and collaborative space for scientists and customers to engage in ingredient research, problem solving, development and scale-up of the pilot plant food, beverage, home care, personal care, and other consumer and industrial products.
âWith our new Innovation Center, we have made a significant investment in our commitment to providing a world-class customer experience and delivering on our brand promise of ‘Unlocking Success Through Nature’ Through Innovation. and problem solving, âsaid Didier Viala, president of CP Kelco. “We are excited to take our global capabilities to a new level and further explore the possibilities offered by key trends and growth opportunities, all with a focus on meeting the evolving needs of our customers and consumers,” today and in the future. “
Strategically located at CP Kelco’s US headquarters, the 24,000 square foot innovation center joins three other global innovation centers (Brazil; California, United States; and Denmark) and four additional regional application laboratories (China, Dubai, India and Singapore) as part of CP Kelco’s strong network of innovation capabilities and technical experts.
âWe designed the new innovation center with collaboration in mind,â said Jennifer aspen mason, Senior Vice President of Innovation at CP Kelco. âIt was designed to welcome our customers while inspiring creativity and ideation. The industries and manufacturers we serve need not only highly skilled, but also passionate and agile partners to stay ahead of trends and help them accelerate product development.
âThe best kind of innovation happens when we collaborate with our customers, solve formulation challenges, discover new applications, and customize solutions just for them,â added Mason.
The laboratories dedicated to microbiology, the science of fermentation and the development of industrial and consumer applications are unique to the new innovation center. The center also houses research and development laboratories, a pilot food and beverage plant to help customers increase production, and a sensory assessment space to conduct sensory studies to understand consumers’ perceptions and preferences. .
One of the most striking features of the new innovation center is a large chef’s kitchen and open meeting space with panoramic skyline views. This highly customizable space is well equipped with video conferencing and collaboration technology for workshops and other forums.
âWe warmly welcome existing and new customers to the new innovation center to see our capabilities firsthand and collaborate with us, virtually or in person,â said James schkade, Senior Vice President of Global Trade at CP Kelco.
With a team of more than 20 scientists and applications specialists, the new center is open for customer visits and work sessions, following all guidelines recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). United.
About CP Kelco
CP Kelco is a natural ingredient solutions company with approximately 90 years of experience working with food, beverage and consumer product manufacturers around the world. We unlock success fueled by nature by applying ingredient innovation and problem solving to develop customized solutions that leverage our regional knowledge and meet manufacturer goals to meet consumer needs and preferences. What sets us apart:
Unique portfolio. Produces a wide range of high quality, plant-based and fermentation-derived ingredients to formulate tailor-made solutions.
Technical excellence. Offers close collaboration with a global team of scientists and application experts, leveraging our state-of-the-art regional R&D facilities.
Durability. Committed to providing sourced and responsibly produced ingredients.
Market overview. Understands market and consumer trends to help customers create relevant and innovative products.
The main product lines include gellan gum, pectin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, diutan gum, refined locust bean gum, microparticulate whey protein concentrate, cellulose derived from fermentation and our latest innovation, la citrus fiber NUTRAVA â¢. Learn more about www.cpkelco.com.
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