Hilmar uses the power and promise of dairy to improve lives together. We provide health and nutrition for consumers, contribute to brand success for our customers, create opportunities for employees, support independent milk producers and improve the communities where we live and work.
With a focus on collaborative product innovation, real-time scalability and a progressive approach to sustainability, Hilmar is a global leader in efficiently producing functional cheese and whey ingredients at scale. Hilmar collaborates with customers and research partners around the world to unlock the life-changing power of protein. We’re discovering new applications, co-creating highly differentiated products and accelerating innovation processes in a wide range of markets — including early life nutrition, sports & performance nutrition and healthy living nutrition.
We deliver high-quality products to customers in more than 50 countries. Founded in 1984, Hilmar operates manufacturing plants in Hilmar, California and Dalhart, Texas. A third state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Dodge City, Kansas, will open in 2024.