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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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Cocoa & Chocolate

Chocolate Cocoa & Chocolate

We 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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Functional Systems

Orange juice Functional Systems

Cargill’s product ranges provide a wide variety of options for functional systems, combining at least two ingredients that will deliver performance, distinct from that achievable from their use separately. Our products offer solutions for a well-suited final texture and stability, as well as taste and mouthfeel.

  • Standard systems
  • Integrated systems
  • Lecithin-on-carrier systems

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Health Promoting Ingredients

 Health Promoting Ingredients

There is a growing demand for healthier and great taste consumer packed foods. By strong consumer insight, regulatory and scientific expertise, Cargill can develop ingredients that help our customers capitalize on this trend.

We provide nutrients, supplements, and pharmaceutical/personal care ingredients that address some of today's most pressing health concerns, including:

  • heart health
  • bone health
  • digestive health
  • obesity
  • weight management
  • tooth friendliness
  • general wellness

Some of our health-promoting ingredients include:

Arachidonic acid (ARA)
Plant Sterol CoroWise™
Polyols: isomalt, erythritol, mannitol, maltitol, sorbitol, dextrose

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Person harvesting seaweed Hydrocolloids

We 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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Lecithin Lecithins

With 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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shared malt preview 425x320 Malt

Our worldwide malt network includes malting facilities strategically placed in barley growing regions. This allows us to deliver quality malt for your food applications and to help you brew with confidence.

  • Brewers base malt
  • Wheat malt
  • Specialty malt
  • Distillers malt

In Asia

Cargill Malt’s Asia Pacific business offers a broad range of malt products which are branded Joe White Maltings. Cargill Malt supplies customers in Singapore, Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, Indonesia, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South Africa and Malaysia as well as Australia and New Zealand. We use 100% prime Australian malt barley to produce a range of high quality malts.

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Oils & Fats

Bottles of vegetable oil Oils & Fats

Our 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.

  • Sunflower oils
  • Rapeseed oils
  • Soy oils
  • Corn oils
  • Tropical oils
  • Olive oils
  • Functional blends

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Starches & Derivatives

Corn starch Starches & Derivatives

Starch 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.

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shared sweeteners preview 425x325 Sweeteners 

We 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
  • Glucose fructose syrups
  • Hydrolysates
  • Polyols
  • Specialty sweeteners
  • Stevia

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We have a broad product texturizer portfolio, including:

  • Native and modified starches
  • Soy, fluid and de-oiled lecithin
  • Hydrocolloids (pectin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, LBG)
  • Functional systems

Range of applications

Customers can apply our texturizing products across a broad range of food and beverage categories including:

Food safety is our commitment

We have one global food safety system that is implemented across all our world-wide operations. We take a broad and comprehensive approach to ensure the safety and integrity of all of our products. Our approach to food safety is scientific and risk based. The foundation of our food safety systems is a preventive approach that addresses biological chemical and physical hazards.