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Food & Beverage

Ingredients, resources, and expertise for creating successful food and beverage products

Food and beverage manufacturers work in an increasingly complicated, ever-changing environment. Our expertise in processing agricultural commodities into high-quality ingredients gives you an edge in making products that satisfy consumers around the world.

Nowadays many of the trends in food consumption relate to an aging population, growing urbanization levels and changing lifestyles. Consumers clearly prefer not to compensate on good taste and texture when they look for healthier products. We’re here to jointly connect ideas to opportunities. Whatever challenges you have at hand, our diverse portfolio of core and specialty ingredients, ingredient and finished food systems will help you achieve your next food or beverage success.
 

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Acidulants & Citrates

Citric Acid ApplicationCargill has a wide and diversified line of ingredients especially developed to meet the food and beverage industries. From the development of exclusive systems to the provision of technical resources and international know-how, the focus is to create solutions that meet the sensory, functional and nutritional expectations of consumers.

Acidulants and citrates are ingredients widely used in foods and beverages for the unique properties they give the final product. There is a great diversification of their functions, which can range from pH adjustment and flavor enhancement to prevention of enzymatic browning in fresh foods.

  • Citric Acid
  • Sodium Citrate

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Cocoa & Chocolate

ChocolateWe connect our deep cocoa knowledge with our broad food ingredient expertise and manage our supply chain from sourcing the beans at origin up to delivering our cocoa and chocolate products on your doorstep.

  • Gerkens® cocoa powder
  • Cocoa liquor
  • Cocoa butter
  • Chocolate
  • Coatings
  • Fillings

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Hydrocolloids

Person harvesting seaweedWe offer a broad range of hydrocolloids including products such as biopolymers, carrageenans, galactomannans and pectins. These are used as gelling and thickening agents in all areas of the food industry and in a growing number of cosmetic, pharmaceutical and technical applications.

  • Carrageenans
  • Pectins
  • Xanthan gum

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Lecithins

LecithinWith more than 70 years of lecithin experience, we are offering the broadest portfolio of lecithin-based solutions available today to empower our customer developing innovative new products: NGM and non-allergen products, clean label alternatives to artificial emulsifiers, sustainably-sourced and supplied, we are committed to turn development briefs into commercial successes.

We are offering the full range of lecithin products from a broad variety of natural sources such as soy, sunflower, canola/rape and egg.

  • Fluid, compounds, de-oiled and fractionated lecithins
  • Modified (enzymatic hydrolysis) as well as unmodified

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Fats & Oils

Bottles of vegetable oilOur broad portfolio of oils combined with extensive refining, blending and modification capabilities help you to create nutritious and high quality foods. Our packaging facilities deliver packaging formats supporting health, safety and sustainability requirements.

  • Tropical oils
  • Functional blends

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Starches & Derivatives

Corn starchStarch is the most common carbohydrate in the human diet. Starch products are used to thicken, stabilize, emulsify and enhance the texture of everyday foods. Sourced from a variety of raw plant ingredients, including Maize, Waxy Maize, Potato, Tapioca & Wheat, our starch-based solutions contribute to the quality of your foods and beverages worldwide.

  • Native starches
  • Modified starches
  • Maltodextrins
  • Soy texturizers

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Sweeteners

shared sweeteners preview 425x325We offer a wide range of sweeteners across all three principal ingredients categories: Foundation sweeteners, polyols like Zerose™ erythritol and specialty sweeteners. Our sweetness offering enables you to replace traditional sucrose in food and beverage applications, while providing you nutritional and health benefits.

  • Dextrose
  • Glucose
  • Hydrolysates
  • Polyols
  • Specialty sweeteners
  • Stevia

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