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R&D and Innovation

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R&D and Innovation

Innovation is our motivation, it’s our driving passion and is at the heart of everything we do. The Denali Ingredients R&D team specializes in developing innovative solutions that solve our customer’s product challenges.

R&D Facilities & Collaboration

Our state-of-the-art facility in New Berlin, Wisconsin is known in the industry as a space for customers to collaborate onsite with our R&D team. We have made the investments to become THE “go-to” ingredients supplier for innovative products and solutions. Our facilities include:

R&D Innovation Center

A laboratory where we research and develop new ingredients and innovative flavor concepts, often inviting our customers to join us onsite for a collaborative process.

Tasting Room

A dedicated space to taste and review products with our customers.

Pilot Lab

A space where we can simulate full-scale ice cream manufacturing of new concepts, giving our customers the opportunity to bring their ideas to life every step along the way on a small scale.

Environment Testing

MicroClimate heat shock cabinet to simulate a products durability capability through the entire distribution process.

Research & Development

To best serve our customers, Denali Ingredients has a dedicated R&D lab, staffed by food science experts with over 100 years of combined product development experience. Our R&D team often connects and collaborates directly with our customers R&D and production resources.


The Denali R&D team can develop and formulate to specific ingredient requirements. Such as:

  • Clean Label
  • No HFCS
  • No Artificial Colors
  • No Artificial Flavors
  • No PHO’s
  • No Modified Starches
  • Non-GMO
  • Hormone/rBST Free Dairy
  • Non-Dairy
  • Natural
  • Organic

Our R&D department works side-by-side with customers by providing technical service from initial product development through manufacturing. We’d love to innovate and collaborate with you! Contact us to find out how.