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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.

For more information about Cargill’s Food & Beverage portfolio, visit our Global website.

Explore our product offerings


Chocolate Cocoa

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

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


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


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

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.

  • Tropical oils
  • Functional blends

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.

  • Native starches
  • Modified starches
  • Maltodextrins
  • Soy texturizers


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
  • Hydrolysates
  • Polyols
  • Specialty sweeteners
  • Stevia

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