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Dairy Products - Natural and Imitation, Nutraceutical and Functional Food Ingredients, Proteins - Animal Or Plant Origin



Agropur inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agropur Cooperative, which is a North American dairy industry leader founded in 1938. With sales of $6.4 billion in 2017, Agropur is a source of pride to its 3,290 members and 8,300 employees who pursue its vision every day: “Better dairy. Better world.” Agropur processes more than 13 billion pounds of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America.

Dairy Solutions: (<90% protein)

  • Whey protein concentrates
  • Whey permeate
  • Lactose & Sweet whey

Nutrition Solutions: (>90% protein/specialty)

  • Whey protein isolates
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Protein hydrolysates

Custom Solutions:

  • Contract manufacturing
  • Specialty blends
  • Ingredient distribution

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Articles On FoodIngredientsFirst


Business News  25 September 2018

Agropur to close Quebec fine cheese plant in April 2019

25 Sep 2018 --- Agropur Cooperative has announced that it is shutting its plant in Saint-Damase, in Quebec’s Montérégie region. Major investments were needed at the plant. “In view of the inability to reach a long-term agreement with the plant’s employees and the need to honor commitments to customers, Agropur had no choice but to reorganize its investments,” the company states. Operations at the plant will, therefore, be discontinued and it will close permanently in April 2019. 

Business News  26 September 2017

Global Dairy Trade launches US lactose multi-seller pool

26 Sep 2017 --- Global Dairy Trade, the world’s leader in global dairy trading, is broadening its services by hosting its first multi-seller pool which will offer US-sourced standard lactose products during the GDT Trading Event on 5 December 2017. The companies participating in the pool are three of the leading US lactose producers: Agropur Inc, Hilmar Ingredients and Valley Queen Cheese. Several others have expressed interest in taking part early next year. 

Business News  04 September 2017

Agropur takes full control of yogurt maker Ultima Foods

04 Sep 2017 --- Agropur is set to become the sole owner of Ultima Foods Inc. following an agreement between two of Canada's leading dairy cooperatives, Agropur and Agrifoods International Ltd. Ultima Foods was previously a 50-50 joint venture of Agrifoods and Agropur. With more than 40 years of experience in the yogurt business, Ultima Foods has been a consistent success in terms of market share and innovation within the yogurt category.

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From TWOFI  22 June 2018

Right back to the source

22 Jun 2018 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the demand for traceability & sustainability. What is driving the demand for clearer labels and what role can suppliers play?