Lille Skensved, Denmark


CP Kelco ApS is located in Lille Skensved, 40 km south of Copenhagen, Denmark. The plant is one of the largest of its kind in the world and produces pectin and carrageenan based respectively on citrus peel and seaweed. The production process includes extraction, purification and standardization steps in a highly automated process. Company activities reach out to most parts of the world. Citrus peel is imported from South & Central America and Southern Europe, and the major part of the seaweed typically comes from Asia, Canada, Chile and Africa. 98% of the produced volume is exported to more than 100 countries.

CP Kelco Lille Skensved Brochure (Danish)

The plant operates 365 days a year and has undergone continuous expansions since starting up in Lille Skensved, back in 1947.

image1Community and Environment

Interaction with the local community is highly prioritized. CP Kelco is an important workplace in the area and enjoys a positive image which contributes to the capability of attracting a skilled and well educated work force. Like the rest of the organization, CP Kelco Skensved is highly committed to the safety and well-being of employees and community. This is expressed and sustained through major focus on prevention of unintended incidents. The company continuously conducts projects improving safety and sustainability and reducing environmental impact of operations.

CSR Report 2017

Community Support

  • Community Support Cooperation with schools and educational establishments
  • Open House events inviting the local population
  • Sport activities
  • Local museums
  • The town scouts
  • The town festival
  • Activities for elderly people
  • Art / Music events

Facility Location:
Lille Skensved, 40 km south of Copenhagen, Denmark

Facility Mailing Address:
CP Kelco ApS
Ved banen 16
DK-4623 Lille Skensved

Tel: +45 5616 5616


Number of Employees: 365
Size: 174,000m2 (43 acres) occupied since 1948
Plant Manager: Jørn Stryger
Quality ISO 9001:2008
Environmental ISO 14001
Safety and health DS/OHSAS 18001:2004/Bek.87
OSHA Green Smiley
Official Control Results (in Danish)