Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) headquartered in the suburbs of Chicago, is a leading global ingredient solutions provider serving customers in more than 120 countries.
With annual net sales of nearly $6 billion, the company turns grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions for the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries.
With Ingredion Idea Labs® around the world and more than 11,000 employees, the Company develops ingredient solutions to meet consumers' evolving needs by making crackers crunchy, yogurt creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger, and adding fiber to nutrition bars.
Ingredion was formed through the merger of Corn Products International and National Starch and has since been expanded through additional acquisitions
For the Food Industry, National Starch manufactured Specialty starches, flours and other natural ingredients to improve texture, shelf stability, flavor, nutrition and mouthfeel, and to add many other characteristics that translate into marketing benefits for food manufacturers. Before Corn Products International acquired National Starch in 2010, the company was part of the ICI company, since 2007 part of Akzo Nobel.