Who We Are
At Davisco Foods International our passion is quality. A family-owned dairy company, we supply the world with the finest dairy ingredients. From cheese to whey protein to lactose, our global sales team and worldwide network of trading partners offer global supply. Through groundbreaking protein technology and flexible process manufacturing our dairy ingredients have become the industry standard for quality.
As your partner in product development, we are innovative, flexible and market-driven. We respond to your needs and take pride in making your product goals a reality. We invite you to discover our capabilities.
Davisco Foods is an international cheese and food ingredient company headquartered in Le Sueur, MN. Founded in 1943 by Stanley Davis, with his purchase of the St. Peter Creamery, Davisco is managed by Jon Davis, CEO and grandson of the founder. Davisco has cheese companies in Le Sueur, MN, Jerome, ID and Lake Norden, SD as well as food ingredient companies in Le Sueur and Nicollet, MN, Lake Norden, SD and Jerome, ID. Davisco has sales offices in Minneapolis, Geneva, Shanghai, Singapore and worldwide strategic partners in the Middle East, Japan, China and Africa.
Davisco processes 11 million pounds of milk per day into cheese and whey products. Davisco prides itself in its support of local communities by providing jobs and buying milk from regional farmers. Meticulous about quality control and excellent customer service, Davisco's mission is to lead the industry in food technology by producing innovative proteins for health and nutrition.
A pioneer in whey protein isolate research, Davisco is the largest and most experienced manufacturer of Ion Exchange whey protein products in the world. Davisco produces over 10 million pounds of whey protein isolates annually, accounting for 65% of whey protein isolates sold worldwide. Whey protein isolates are found in 50% of grocery products today, including sports drinks, reduced fat candies, low-fat salad dressings, infant formula, yogurts, dips, shelf-stable baking mixes, and low fat cheese sauces.
Davisco produces a variety of customized whey protein products and a full line of whey protein products, which includes:
- Whey Protein Concentrate 80%
- Premium Deproteinized Whey (PDPW)
Whey Protein Institute - An educational website about whey proteins, was created by the Davis Family in 2001. The Whey Protein Institute was designed to build awareness of the excellent health and nutritional qualities of whey proteins.
Friendly Confines Cheese Shoppe - A baseball themed cheese shoppe located in Le Sueur, MN was founded in 2009 by the Davis family. The cheese shoppe offers a mix of world class cheeses and specialty foods.
For more information about Davisco or about our products, please call our Customer Service Department at 1-800-757-7611 or submit a request for information.