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Crino® lactose

Crino® lactose is produced by crystallizing lactose from fresh sweet whey and then drying. The product may then be ground to various particle sizes.


– Snacks
– Confectionery
– Dry-mixes
– Baked goods
– Dairy products
– Soups and Sauces

Agropur’s Crino®lactose is a versatile ingredient and delivers product value in a variety of applications, from browning in baked goods, to a carrier for flavors and colors and sweetness. Crino® lactose can also be used as a standardizing agent.

Agropur’s lactose is available in several forms:

– Refined Edible Lactose
– Refined Edible Lactose (Medium Grind)
– Refined Edible Lactose (Fine Grind)


– Brightens and preserves colors
– Browning agent
– Clean, sweet flavor
– Suited for blending and mixing
– Excellent powder quality

Manufacturing locations

Lake Norden, South Dakota
Le Sueur, Minnesota
Weyauwega, Wisconsin