1883
Joseph Maria Huber founds​ J.M. Huber​ Corporation as dry colors business​
1929
Kelco Company​ founded in​ San Diego,​ USA​
1934
As the foundation for Copenhagen Pectin, Danish entrepreneur Karl Pedersen begins his​ marmalade business ​in Copenhagen​
1944
Äänekoski, Finland, CMC​ plant begins operations​
1947
Pedersen builds ​ Pectin plant in Lille​ Skensved, ​ Denmark​
1950
Großenbrode, Germany, Pectin​ plant begins operations​
1954
Limeira, Brazil, Pectin plant ​ opens​
1959
Kelco launches world's first commercial​ production of Xanthan Gum in​ San Diego, ​ USA​
1977
Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA, biogums plant​ begins production
1989
Copenhagen Pectin initiates effort to farm seaweed in​ Zanzibar, Tanzania, East Africa (CP Kelco is primary shareholder of Zanea Seaweed Co., Ltd.)​
1992
Gellan Gum production​ begins in San Diego, USA​
1997
Cebu, Philippines, carrageenan manufacturing plant built
1998
Copenhagen Pectin expands Limeira plant
2000
Kelco merges with Copenhagen Pectin to form CP Kelco
2001
Huber acquires Noviant CMC​
2003
CP Kelco & Noviant both establish​ sales offices in Shanghai, China​
2004
Huber acquires​ CP Kelco​
2005
Noviant becomes part of CP Kelco​
2009
CP Kelco receives ECOCERT® validation on products marketed to the​ Personal Care & Cosmetic industries Taixing, China, site begins CMC production​
2010
CP Kelco announces LMA Pectin facility​ expansion in Skensved, ​ Denmark​
2011
KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum approved​ for use in ​ organic foods and beverages by USDA​
2016
Expanded office and new laboratory​ opens in ​ Dubai, ​ U.A.E.​
2017
2017 New ​ peel processing plant opens in Matão, Brazil​