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Low Usage Rates for Higher Returns

If you are looking for ways to lower your ingredient costs while maintaining your product’s established taste and texture profile, Butter Buds® dairy concentrates may be exactly what you have been looking for.

Current dairy product prices

Along with the rising prices of a variety of food ingredients, the price of traditional dairy products has been skyrocketing. With Butter Buds® dairy concentrates you can get real dairy taste and texture—and curb your ingredient costs at the same time.

Concentrated flavor = low usage levels

Butter Buds® products are made with real dairy ingredients and concentrated to offer up intensified dairy taste—and texture.

Our Butter Buds® butter concentrates, for instance, are made from real butterfat. What does that mean for your product? Not only does this flavor intensity translate to better taste and eating experience, it means lower usage rates for your product to have real dairy taste and texture, with real cost optimization.

Usage levels and total batch weight

Our dairy concentrates offer up incredible taste at extraordinarily low usage rates. In the case of these and many other Butter Buds® products, you will find substantial cost savings through lower usage levels:

Our Butter Buds® 32X butter concentrates impart richness and enhance flavor at a usage level of just 0.5 - 2.0% of total batch weight.

Medium-strong salted butter middle notes with buttery and savory base notes make Butter Buds® 32X butter concentrates perfect for use in:

  • Soups

  • Sauces

  • Dehydrated potatoes

  • Cheese seasonings

  • Bakery products

Our Yogurt Buds products enhance and/or add cultured yogurt flavor to, at a usage level of a mere 0.10 - 1.0% of total batch weight.

Medium cultured yogurt middle notes with slight sweet and tangy base notes make Yogurt Buds ideal for use in:

  • Beverages

  • Spreads

  • Confectionery

  • Bakery fillings

  • Dessert mixes

Our Cheese Buds® 32X Cheddar changes the game, with great flavor potency and versatility in a rich cheddar flavor profile, at a usage level of just 0.5 - 2.0% of total batch weight.

Mild cheddar cheese middle notes with savory butter base notes make Cheese Buds® 32X Cheddar the perfect ingredient for great-tasting:

  • Snacks

  • Entrees

  • Meal kits

  • Sauces & seasonings

Benefit your bottom line

It’s simple—optimal flavor strength results in lower usage levels to equal substantial cost savings.

Our real dairy products deliver the usage rates you need to help keep your costs down, while adding value reflected in your price on the store shelf.

Butter Buds® dairy concentrates and more help:

  • Reduce total ingredient cost—without compromise—due to extremely low application levels

  • Control costs and protect profit margins, with more stable pricing compared to dairy commodities as a whole

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