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Cargill and AKV Langholt plan $22.5m potato starch facility in Denmark

Cargill and AKV Langholt plan $22.5m Danish potato starch siteCargill and its Danish potato starch partner AKV Langholt will invest $22.5 million in a new potato starch production unit at their Langholt facility in Denmark. The potato starches produced at the new facility expand Cargill’s SimPure portfolio of functional native starches. Cargill said that its SimPure starches feature ingredients from a variety of botanical sources, “providing food and beverage manufacturers access to the recognisable, simple ingredients consumers demand.” This latest investment broadens Cargill’s starch portfolio, which includes native, functional native and modified starches. It is expected that the new production unit will be fully operational by mid-2018. More