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Dairy and alternative beverages

Deliver just-right dairy and alternative beverages

Consumers expect a lot out of their dairy and dairy-alternative beverages, from simple labels to reduced sugar, higher protein, improved mouthfeel, enhanced functionality and ingredients from sustainable sources. Create smoothies, milks, flavored milks and dairy-alternative beverages with less sugar and the right balance of sweetness and texture. Leverage our tools and capabilities to stay ahead of your competition.


Whether you are looking to create a unique mouthfeel experience for a premium beverage or good stabilization that will withstand hard processing conditions, you can address your dairy beverage challenges with our broad portfolio of texture solutions—from starches to hydrocolloids and blends. Look to Ingredion to provide the emulsification, creamy textures and suspension that will make your beverages into winners.


Create your next sugar-reduced beverages with our broad portfolio of nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners. You can ensure optimal taste and functionality with our DIAL-IN® Sweetness Technology approach, which zeroes in on the perfect sweetness in less time.    


Offer nutritional benefits beyond those inherent in a dairy beverage. Leverage our broad portfolio of fibers, resistant starches and plant-based proteins to help you develop clinically proven health claims that address the hottest nutrition trends:

  • Bone health
  • Immunity
  • Gut health
  • Protein fortification
  • Sustained energy

Collaborate with our nutrition specialists and dairy applications team to develop the right formulation for your dairy beverage and processing conditions.

Bring high-performance to delicate applications

Meet “natural” product demand without compromising flavor, color, texture or performance with NOVATION® Lumina functional native starches

The best of dairy made better

Tap into our broad range of capabilities to address the hottest dairy trends.

Develop dairy-free yogurt that delights organic consumers

Find out how you can increase the appeal of your organic alternative dairy yogurt with new research from Ingredion.

Deliver in alternative dairy

Get the latest consumer insights and formulate for success. 

Delight with natural sweetness

Discover what stevia can do for reduced-sugar chocolate milk 

Formulate for sweet success with ENLITEN® Reb A stevia

Put consistent, naturally based sweetness in. Take sugar and calories out.

Optimize sweetness and texture in dairy beverages

Ingredion's proprietary DIAL-IN® Technology will enable you to optimize sweetness and mouthfeel.

Answering trends with texture

Discover how our texture innovators are unleashing texture’s power. 

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