CP Kelco Appoints Jennifer Aspen Mason as Sr. Vice President, Global Innovation

February 22, 2018
ATLANTA, February 22, 2018 – CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, announced today that Jennifer Aspen Mason has joined its Executive Leadership Team as Senior Vice President, Global Innovation, reporting directly to CP Kelco President Didier Viala. A global executive with more than 20 years of industry experience, Mason has an […]

California State Court Rules in Favor of CP Kelco in Trade Secrets Theft Case

February 8, 2018
Former Employee Found Guilty of Misappropriation of Trade Secrets ATLANTA, Feb. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, announced today that a California state court issued a judgment in its favor in a legal case filed against one of its ex-senior scientists, Dr. Chienkuo “Ronnie” Yuan, Director […]

CP Kelco Appoints Didier Viala as New President

October 16, 2017
ATLANTA, October 16, 2017 — CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, announced today that Didier Viala has been appointed President, effective October 1, 2017. Viala replaces Donald Rubright, who served as CP Kelco President since 2006 and will retire at the end of 2017. Viala has also joined the CP Kelco […]

CP Kelco Seeks Strategic Buyer for Carrageenan Plant in Cebu, Philippines

May 31, 2017
ATLANTA, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CP Kelco currently produces carrageenan products at manufacturing plants in Lille Skensved, Denmark, and Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines. Based on CP Kelco’s strategy and business objectives, a decision has been made to seek a strategic buyer for the Cebu site. CP Kelco is not exiting the carrageenan business. Utilizing […]

CP Kelco Expands KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum Production Capacity

March 29, 2017
World-Leading Gellan Gum Producer Responds to Growing Global Market Demand ATLANTA, March 29, 2017 — CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, announced today the completion of new production capabilities in its Okmulgee, Oklahoma plant for manufacturing KELCOGEL® gellan gum. This expansion of gellan gum production capacity enables the company to respond […]