R & D and Innovation

Our Expertise ... Your Prosperity

R&D and Innovation Services

Dairy Ingredients team of highly trained and experienced food scientists & technical industry experts possess in-depth knowledge across a broad range of food industry applications, from product development & innovation through manufacturing & processing.  Their expertise and integrity foster strong relationships through collaborative efforts that include:

  • New product formulations & reverse engineering of products.
  • Product reformulations & line extensions.
  • Regulatory advice ranging from labeling & product claims guidance, to standard of identity compliance, through best practices in processing operations.
  • Identifying the latest market trends, and providing assistance to develop these formulations and product offerings.
  • Finished product samples.
  • Finished product nutritional profiles.

Technical Services

  • Technical support / product & process refinement through product life cycles & new technologies.
  • Mix department operating procedures.
  • Q.C. Department testing confirmation & additional testing services.
  • Individualized customer-specific training programs.
  • Sensory panel evaluations using trained & consumer participants.
  • Troubleshooting for your most difficult product or processing challenges.

Pilot Plant Capabilities

Dairy Ingredients state of the art pilot-scale processing equipment facilitates scalable product development without using valuable line time in your own facility. This reduces new product development costs and helps to streamline your product commercialization process.

  • UHT & HTST processing systems, with independent & dedicated plate & tubular options available.
  • Single-stage & Two-stage homogenization up to 8,700 psi, situated upstream, downstream, or independently.
  • Continuous & Batch freezing capabilities for Ice Cream, Frozen Desserts, and Frozen Novelties.
  • Beverage, Sauce, and Dressing manufacturing capabilities, across a wide range of processing methodologies.
  • Cultured Product manufacturing capabilities, with fermentation temperature & format as variables.