We deliver the promise of dairy – whey protein, lactose and milk powders. These powerhouse ingredients contribute nutrition and function to the world’s foods, beverages and nutraceuticals.

A complete protein, whey contains all the essential amino acids in an optimum blend for human health. We offer whey protein concentrates, hydrolysates and isolates.

A unique carbohydrate found only in mammalian milk, lactose is useful in a wide range of applications. We offer edible and refined grades of lactose.

A convenient way to deliver milk’s nutrition when refrigeration and storage is a challenge, milk powder is also an important ingredient. We currently offer skim milk powder and nonfat dry milk.


It’s simple to meet consumer demand for products that are nutritious and appetizing. Start with dairy protein – the ingredients that deliver: complete protein for lean muscle, clean flavor for higher use levels and stability across processing methods. Check out these concepts for new products.

Fruit Punch Isotonic – Sports Nutrition   

Clear drink fortified with Hilmar 9020 WPI to deliver 7 grams of protein aiding in muscle recovery and isotonics for hydration.

Cappuccino RTD – Healthy Aging   

RTD with Hilmar 8350 WPH provides 11 grams of easy-to-digest protein in a convenient, flavorful drink.

Yogurt Bites – Kids' Nutrition   

Bite-sized snack with a special blend of Hilmar whey proteins and Hilmar skim milk powder for excellent protein nutrition, with yogurt-based probiotics for digestive health.

Our Story

A true American business story, we started as a “what if” imagined on the back of a coffee shop napkin. From our first use of about 400,000 pounds of milk a day in 1984 to our current use of more than 21 million pounds a day, learn how we deliver the promise of dairy…

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