Company description

Backed by more than 50 years of experience, W Hydrocolloids, Inc. (WHI) brings you RICO® Carrageenan, one of the world’s finest, preferred, and reliable brand of carrageenan and food ingredient solutions.

WHI’s head office and facilities are located in the Philippines, where majority of the world's supply of Euchema seaweed is grown and cultivated. Its refined and semi-refined carrageenan production and blending facilities are FSSC 22000, Halal and Kosher certified.

RICO® products are available in food and non-food grades; encompassing virtually every application that requires binding, viscosity, or texture improvement.

RICO® Carrageenan: Food Innovation at its Finest!

To learn more about who we are and what we can do, visit our website www.rico.com.ph.

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Sales markets Western Europe; Eastern Europe; Middle East; Asia; Australia; North America; Africa; Central America; Central/South America; East Asia (e.g., China, Japan, Korea); South America; South Asia (e.g. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, e.t.c); South East Asia (e.g., Tailand, Philippines, Singapore, e.t.c.)
Primary business activity Manufacturer: Ingredients / Additives; Raw Material Supplier
Affiliated categories: Emulsifiers / Lecithins More

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News about W Hydrocolloids

W Hydrocolloids Inc. Acquires Cargill’s Stake in Philippine Bio-Industries Inc.

9 Sep 2020

W Hydrocolloids Inc. Acquires Cargill’s Stake in Philippine Bio-Industries Inc.

The acquisition would boost WHI’s supply of high-quality carrageenan-based food ingredient systems in the Philippines while Cargill continues to leverage its global footprint to serve its carrageenan customers globally.

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29 Jul 2020

W Hydrocolloids Announces Exclusive Distributor Partnership with IMCD South East

W Hydrocolloids Inc. (WHI), a leading producer of ingredient solutions, and carrageenan from the Philippines, announces partnership with IMCD South East Europe GmbH as the exclusive distributor of its RICO® Carrageenan blends for food and beverage, consumer, and industrial applications across South East Europe.

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