Leader in Innovative Flavor Ingredients

Butter Buds Inc. is a leader in concentrated flavor technology. Since the 1980's, our company has been developing innovative concentrated dairy flavors and specialty flavor ingredients for global food manufacturers and food service institutions. Currently, our Butter Buds® brand of products is enjoyed in over 30 countries worldwide.

Butter Buds Food IngredientsSM supplies concentrated dairy flavors and flavor ingredients to many of the world’s top food manufacturers and specialty food companies. Large or small, our customers look to Butter Buds Food IngredientsSM to provide healthy, cost-effective, convenient concentrated flavors for their unique formulations. Butter Buds IngredientsSM are used in a wide range of applications including baked goods, dairy products, seasonings, sauces, meat, dressings, dips, snacks and more.

Butter Buds FoodserviceSM provides convenient, cost-effective concentrated butter substitutes, butter sauce mixes, cheese sauce mixes and pan/food butter sprays and liquid butter for school cafeterias, healthcare facilities, military operations and restaurants. Our low-fat food service products help school food service directors and health care dieticians meet their nutrition goals. We are also proud to supply our military troops with butter alternatives that are delicious and healthy.

Our Commitment to Customer Service

At Butter Buds Inc., we believe our success comes from our company-wide commitment to exceptional customer service. Family-owned and operated, our family values guide everything we do as a business. Our goal is to work with our customers to help them achieve success. Our customer-focused R&D and Applications Lab allow our experienced food technologists, product development specialists and nutritionists to work together with our customers to improve their existing products and help develop new ones.

Our Commitment to Community and Industry

Headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin, our facility is home to our production, processing and warehouse operations. As a responsible member of our community, Butter Buds Inc. cares about the potential impact our manufacturing plant has on our local environment. As a result, we are a charter member of Green Racine, an environmentally-friendly initiative established by businesses in our community that is the first of its kind in the nation. Butter Buds Inc. has also been selected to participate in the Profitable Sustainability Initiative (PSI) , a program that encourages sustainable business practices in Wisconsin.

Butter Buds Inc. is also a proud member of the food industry community. We are involved in a variety of industry organizations and associations including: