denmarkCP 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.

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Community & Environment

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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.


Quality ISO 9001:2008
Environmental ISO 14001
Safety and health ISO 45001/Bek.1409
OSHA Green Smiley
Official Control Results (in Danish)