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KMC (Kartoffelmelcentralen)

Native Potato Starch

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KMC started as a producer of potato starch and potato flakes, located in Denmark. In fact, the company was founded on the basis of one single product – native potato starch.

KMC has subsequently made regular additions to their range of products, such as potato flakes, granules and they now supply special ingredients to customers all over the world – primarily in the food sector but also in the manufacturing industry.

KMC has the following Production sites: AKM Brande, KK Karup, AKS Toftlund, KMC Derivat, KMC Granules and KMC Tapioca.
 

Annually, KMC processes more than one billion kilos (one million tonnes) of potatoes. From these potatoes, it creates 250,000 tonnes of starch as well as 20,000 tonnes of flakes and granules, which it sells to 80 countries worldwide

Annually, KMC processes more than one billion kilos (one million tonnes) of potatoes. From these potatoes, it creates 250,000 tonnes of starch as well as 20,000 tonnes of flakes and granules, which it sells to 80 countries worldwide

Turnover in 2017 is expected to reach circa €190 million, a 15-20% increase from the previous year.

KMC currently employs 180 people - 300 if you include those working in the factories. The company is currently working to rebuild and modernize all three factories, a project that is expected to be completed in 2019.
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News for this Company

Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus.
June 05, 2022

Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus

Members of a Danish farmers co-operative experienced a packed 3-day tour of the Angus potato industry recently.
KMC breakthrough: Danish potato protein to improve plant-based meat solutions
February 14, 2022

KMC breakthrough: Danish potato protein to improve plant-based meat solutions

As the first in the world, the innovative Danish ingredients company KMC has managed to create textured potato protein that can be used as an ingredient in plant-based meat.
ESI Project manager Jan-Erik Dijksman is of to a flying start of 2021!
January 10, 2021

ESI Eurosilo to construct 88.000 m3 potato starch silo for Karup Kartoffelmel Fabrik

ESI Eurosilo, a Dutch engineering and contracting company specialized in storage solutions for non-free flowing bulk solids and large quantities, will construct an 88.000 m3 potato starch silo for Karup Kartoffelmel Fabrik in Denmark.
KMC CEO Nicolai Hansen resigns
January 08, 2019

KMC CEO Nicolai Hansen resigns

At the Annual General Meeting at KMC , it was announced that CEO Nicolai Hansen at his own request has decided to resign from his position by the end of June 2019.