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 and minerals, 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:
Active in more than 100 countries
18 production sites
10 sales offices
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.
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.
Creation of LACTALIS Ingredients Shanghai, the Chinese subsidiary.
LACTALIS Group acquires German milk processor Omira, thereby increasing LACTALIS Ingredients’ production capabilities in milk powders and milk fat ingredients.
LACTALIS Group takes ownership of Lacto Sérum France whose whey ingredients have historically been part of LACTALIS Ingredients offerings, thus consolidating the supply.
Lactalis Group becomes a majority shareholder in Parmalat, thus entering new territories and increasing Lactalis Ingredients’ overall capabilities.
New dryer in Nampa (USA)
Buyouts Forlasa; whey production in Spain
Lactalis Industrie becomes Lactalis Ingredients
Takeover of Célia and its ingredients factory in Saint Florent
Purchase of the Scottish company McLelland (UK) – whey production
Takeover of Galbani and acquisition of 100% of LSI
BBA becomes Lactalis Industrie.
Creation of Besnier Bridel Alimentaire (BBA), dry ingredients division of LACTALIS Group.
LACTALIS Group continues to expand through various acquisitions that increase the drying capabilities and global foothold of LACTALIS Ingredients.
LACTALIS Group enters the dry ingredients market, developing added-value ingredients from the by-products of cheese and butter manufacturing.