ABOUT US

As leading experts in harnessing the full value of milk through a wide range of ingredients, we strive to ensure healthy nutrition for all. This vision is driven by the challenge of building a strong, caring and lasting relationship with our clients

LACTALIS INGREDIENTS, A GLOBAL SUPPLIER OF DAIRY INGREDIENTS

LACTALIS Ingredients is a global producer and supplier of dairy ingredients, active in more than 100 countries worldwide.

With a deep understanding of the ever-changing marketplace, our goal is to support food and beverage manufacturers through an array of solutions designed to address the challenges raised by various applications ranging from chocolate, fresh dairy, cheese and ice cream to baked goods and confectionery. We offer a complete product range supporting nutrition at each stage of life and covering all dairy categories: whey and milk powders, dairy proteins, milk fats and cheeses.

As a part of LACTALIS Group, one of the largest dairy companies in the world, LACTALIS Ingredients contributes to the shared vision of bringing the best of dairy to the greatest number of consumers globally, adapting to the local and cultural specificities of each region along the way.

Throughout its 85+ year history, LACTALIS Group has always stayed true to its roots, building a corporate strategy respectful of people and the environment. As a group we strive to promote knowledge and excellence through our three core values: Ambition, Commitment, with Simplicity.

Today, LACTALIS Group is the world leader for cheese:

Turnover

20 bn €

Milk collection

20 bn litres
266 factories

in 51 countries

85,000

employees

#1

Global cheese
producer

3

international
brands

3 international brands

LACTALIS INGREDIENTS (2018)

1,500
employees
18
production
sites
10
sales
offices
Active in more than 100 countries

80 YEARS OF PASSION FOR DAIRY

SINCE 1933

The vocation of Lactalis Group has been to transform milk in all its forms and to offer the best dairy products to the broadest range of consumers.

SINCE 1960

The vocation of Lactalis Ingredients has been to transform whey and milk in a broad range of ingredients for its customers in the food industry.

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2019

Creation of LACTALIS Ingredients Shanghai, chinese subsidiary of LACTALIS Ingredients.

2017

LACTALIS Group acquires German milk processor Omira, thereby increasing LACTALIS Ingredients’ production capabilities in milk powders and milk fat ingredients.
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2015

LACTALIS Group takes ownership of Lacto Sérum France whose whey ingredients have historically been part of LACTALIS Ingredients offerings, thus consolidating the supply.
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2011

Lactalis Group becomes a majority shareholder in Parmalat, thus entering new territories and increasing Lactalis Ingredients’ overall capabilities.
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2011

New dryer in Nampa (USA)

2010

Buyouts Forlasa; whey production in Spain

2008

Lactalis Industrie becomes Lactalis Ingredients

2006

Takeover of Célia and its ingredients factory in Saint Florent.

2004

Purchase of the Scottish company McLelland (UK) – whey production

2000

Takeover of Galbani and acquisition of 100% of LSI
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1999

BBA becomes Lactalis Industrie.

1992

Creation of Besnier Bridel Alimentaire (BBA), dry ingredients division of LACTALIS Group.
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1990s

LACTALIS Group continues to expand through various acquisitions that increase the drying capabilities and global foothold of LACTALIS Ingredients.

1960s

LACTALIS Group enters the dry ingredients market, developing added-value ingredients from the by-products of cheese and butter manufacturing.

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