Hilmar Wins Whey Protein Awards

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Hilmar, CA. April 10, 2023

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. was awarded top honors at the April 6, 2023 CheeseCon banquet celebrating the United States Championship Cheese Contest.

“We are thrilled with this recognition for our whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate,” stated Kyle Jensen, Vice President Global Sales and Marketing. “It is the first year we have entered this prestigious competition and these awards are a true testament to the dedication and expertise of our teams to produce high-quality, consistent product to meet the needs of our customers.”

Hilmar™ 8000 took first place in the Whey Protein Concentrate 80 category. The judges commented that it was “very clean.” Hilmar 8000 is a highly functional 80% whey protein concentrate ideal for a variety of food and nutritional applications for basic fortification. It is derived from fresh, sweet dairy whey processed by a special cross-flow filtration process and spray dried. Hilmar 8000 is a good source of high-quality protein to improve performance and overall health and well-being.

Hilmar™ 9000 Whey Protein Isolate took third place in the Whey Protein Isolate 90 category. Hilmar 9000 is a 90% whey protein isolate with a neutral flavor and favorable mineral profile. It provides acid heat stability, high protein, low lactose and low fat content for use in bars and acidic beverages. With superior nutritive value, Hilmar 9000 is ideal for protein fortification.

Muthu Ramanathan, Hilmar’s Ingredients Technical Manager proudly accepted the award on behalf of the Hilmar team.

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