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CP Kelco completes San Diego xanthan gum expansion

8:41 AM MST | February 27, 2013 | Lindsay Frost

CP Kelco announced it has completed an expansion of its San Diego xanthan gum facility, increasing capacity by roughly 40%. The expansion was the result of increased customer demand following a decision by the US government to impose tariffs against Chinese and Austrian xanthan gum imports. “These latest investments allow us to achieve record-high production rates while maintaining the industry-leading standards in quality and safety we pioneered for xanthan gum,” says John Breese, plant manager of the San Diego facility. The US Department of Commerce...

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