Havero Hoogwegt is an independent producer and supplier of specialised dairy proteins and tailor-made dairy-based ingredients, which are used as milk and protein replacers. As a leading company in protein solutions, the business offers a variety of functional products, as well as value-added services to help its customers in the food industry succeed.
Havero's customers conduct business across a range of food and beverage industries, including sports nutrition, yogurt, confectionery, bakery, savoury, milk beverages, ice cream and processed-cheese manufacturing. Because costeffective and functional dairy proteins are essential for these industries, the company specialises in protein solutions. In addition to its unparalleled expertise in dairy proteins, Havero develops tailor-made dairy proteins on request.
In its state-of-the-art applications laboratory, the business tests the physical, chemical, microbiological, and functional properties of different dairy proteins to select those suitable for customised uses and retailing under the Hapro label. Havero's product development managers advise and assist customers with creating new and innovative products, demonstrating how the company's functional proteins work in formulations. Customers are also welcome to attend its lab and conduct their own tests using Havero's products in their applications.
In addition, the business adds vision and value through its services. As part of the Hoogwegt Group, the subsidiary operates in more than 130 countries, providing it with an incredible amount of proprietary market information that it readily shares with partners. Because the Hoogwegt Group markets two million metric tons of dairy products worldwide, Havero is first to recognise a tightening of supply and by accessing proteins from all dairy-producing regions, it guarantees uninterrupted supply and reliable, on-time delivery to its customers. The scale of its operation also means that it always negotiates the best terms for clients.