Overview

Ilene S. Gordon
Ilene Gordon, Ingredion Incorporated Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, brewing and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous industrial sectors.  We are committed to supplying our customers with quality, innovative ingredient solutions that are on trend and in demand. 

Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, we turn corn, tapioca, wheat, potatoes and other raw materials into a myriad of ingredients. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, we serve customers in more than 60 diverse markets in over 100 countries.  In 2013, our net sales reached $6.3 billion. 

Through strategic acquisitions, organic growth, and innovative research and development, we are providing unique product offerings to growing markets. Our starches, sweeteners, texturants and nutritionals are used by our customers to provide everything from sweetness, taste and texture to immune system support, fat replacement and adhesive strength. We make foods and beverages taste better, baby powders and cosmetics smooth to the touch, cereals and crackers crisper, breads brown evenly, IV solutions for patients in need, and much more.

Our regional businesses, staffed by experts who understand the unique needs of their specific markets, are supported by a global network of engineering and ingredient development centers. Our geographic footprint and diverse organization give us the capability to deliver solutions on a global scale and the agility to meet the needs of local markets.

Finally, our Company values guide us in all that we do. We are committed to our core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Innovation. As you explore our website and talk to our people, you will find our legacy as one of the world’s largest ingredient suppliers with over 100 years of experience remains steadfast and growing for the next century and beyond.