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AKV Langholt (Andelskartoffelmelsfabrikken Vendsyssel)

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AKV Langholt (Andelskartoffelmelsfabrikken Vendsyssel) is a Danish manufacturer of Potato Starch founded in 1933.

Owned by approx. 200 Danish farmers who grow all the high-quality potatoes they need for their ingredient production – within easy reach of their factory in northern Denmark.

The annual output is 80,000 to 90,000 tons of native potato starch, which is sold to export markets around the world, primarily to the food industry.

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News for this Company

AKV Langholt acquires Cargill’s share in potato starch business
October 17, 2022

AKV Langholt acquires Cargill’s share in potato starch joint venture Cargill-AKV I/S

With effect from October 7, 2022, the Danish farmer-owned cooperative AKV Langholt AmbA has acquired Cargill’s 50% share in their mutual joint venture Cargill-AKV I/S.
Cargill adds to its Simpure porfolio of label-friendly potato starches
September 18, 2018

Cargill adds to its Simpure porfolio of label-friendly potato starches

Cargill is expanding its Simpure portfolio of label-friendly functional native starches with the addition of three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications.
Cargill and AKV Langholt invest in USD 22.5M potato starch factory in Denmark
January 30, 2018

Cargill and AKV Langholt invest in USD 22.5M potato starch factory in Denmark

Cargill and its Danish potato starch partner, AKV Langholt AmbA, are investing $22.5 million USD (EUR 19 million) in a new potato starch production unit at their Langholt facility in Denmark.
Lihme Protein Solutions licenses its functional protein technology to potato starch companies KMC and AKV Langholt
December 20, 2017

Lihme Protein Solutions licenses its functional protein technology to potato starch companies KMC and AKV Langholt

Starch manufacturers KMC and AKV Langholt aim to establish commercial production of functional potato proteins from the potato fruit juice remaining after starch extraction, using Lihme Protein Solutions’ proprietary technology