We’re a large yet nimble company. With 24 manufacturing facilities and two food laboratories. We bring expertise and high-quality products to major food brands, foodservice distributors, restaurants and private label food companies domestically and internationally.

DFA Ingredient Solutions is a division of Dairy Farmers of America, a national dairy co-op of more than 11,500 family farmers. 

Our Company

Our team of food scientists, market analysts and industry experts provide reliable, high-quality dairy ingredient solutions to brands around the world. We work with professionals in food manufacturing, retail and foodservice. We’re proud of the role we play in sharing the goodness of dairy to nourish consumers everywhere.


We seek to earn the business and trust of innovative food companies, foodservice distributors and restaurants by building partnerships that lead to extraordinary culinary outcomes. We will lean on our culture of ingenuity, integrity and collaboration to pursue our vision, resulting in absolute satisfaction for our customers.

Our Philosophy

We are committed to sustainability that promotes a better food industry and the well-being of future generations. As a dairy ingredient supplier, we also work in concert with our customers’ sustainability efforts through our Dairy Farmers of America Sustainable Dairy Supply Chain efforts.


Have a special flavor in mind? We can fine-tune taste and texture in any of our existing products, or work with you to develop something entirely new.

Looking to clean up your labels? Our organic, kosher, halal and non-GMO ingredients are the perfect solution.

Trying to reduce production costs? We can help you design innovative strategies and ingredients to heighten efficiency. 

Preoccupied with safety?  Us too. We apply a strict quality and food safety management system to our 23 manufacturing facilities that have received Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 Certification, the highest level attainable.

Wondering how the market will respond to your product? We measure, analyze and interpret sensory responses in a controlled, ASTM-compliant environment with trained panelists. Learn more about our sensory testing services.

Ready to get started? Reach out and we’ll start collaborating.

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