Texturizers and Emulsifiers


Cargill Specialty Asia is one of the world’s leading suppliers of texturizers and emulsifiers to the global food and beverage industry, as well as the pharmaceutical and cosmetics markets.

Cargill Specialty Asia is a global business with activities in 24 countries over all major regions. We offer specific solutions for providing texture in multiple food applications, based on a wide palette of ingredients, including hydrocolloids, lecithins, starches, soy flour, functional systems and emulsifiers. Some 2300 employees around the world ensure that the performance of the ingredients in our unique portfolio consistently meet our customers’ specifications. More than 300 scientists and applications experts develop innovative new food concepts on the basis of our product portfolio. A network of local affiliates, sales offices, technical laboratories and Applications Centers ensures close proximity to customers.

The diversity of Cargill Specialty Asia products and the superior breadth and depth of our application and processing know-how allow us to be the growth partner of choice for food processing companies globally.

In the Philippines

The Philippines are home to one of Cargill’s two carrageenan (hydrocolloid) production plants. Located in Canlubang Laguna, this joint-venture plant, Philippine Bio-Industries (PBI), is fully automated, produces gelling carrageenan from locally sourced seaweed and is ISO 9001:2000 certified.

Cargill Specialty Asia also has local sales and customer service teams located at Cargill’s office in Makati City, Metro Manila, keeping a direct and dynamic contact with customers in the Philippines in order to deliver the best solutions for them.