Food Ingredients

Quadra offers a broad range of high-quality food ingredients and specialty products and services, expert technical application support, and strong market knowledge.

Food Ingredients

Quadra’s Nutritional and Functional Food Ingredients Group offers a broad range of high quality food ingredients, specialty products & services, expert technical application support, and strong market knowledge. Using our creativity and experience in developing new concepts as well as healthy alternatives, we can help you successfully introduce unique products to the marketplace. From bench to shelf, partner with Quadra to create your next winning product!

  • Custom Blending & Copacking
  • Concept Formulation
  • Technical Expertise & Advice
  • R&D Support
  • High Quality Ingredients
  • Regulatory Expertise

Our Technical Expertise

Unsure which ingredient is the right one for your specific application?  Quadra’s experienced team can help!  We have a wide range of quality food ingredients and the technical expertise to help your formulate successfully.

  • Cheese & Fermented Milk Cultures
  • Cocoa Blends
  • Colours & Flavours – including Natural Colours such as Annatto, Red Beet, Tumeric
  • Dry Blends
  • Dairy & Egg Ingredients
  • Dairy Enzymes
  • Emulsifiers & Stabilizers
  • Fibres
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Functional Ingredients
  • Gluten Free Ingredients – Specialty Flours and Starches
  • Gums & Hydrocolloids – Guar, Cellulose, Xanthan Gums
  • Inclusions, Crisps, Toppings
  • Lactose
  • Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT Oil)
  • Non-GMO Ingredients
  • Organic Ingredients
  • Phosphates
  • Polyols
  • Preservatives
  • Proteins
  • Pulse Fibres, Flours, Grits
  • Seeds & Grains
  • Sodium Reduction
  • Starches & Flours
  • Sweeteners & Sugar Replacers
  • Vitamin Premixes
  • Yeast Extracts
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Industry Partners

We are proud to partner with some of the world’s best food ingredient manufacturers! Our exclusive distribution ensures the very best in technical support from the product manufacturers.  Some of our key partnerships are with great companies like these:

Budenheim  –  Beneo  –  Lactalis (Parmalat)  –  Tate & Lyle  –  Edlong  –  Glanbia  –  DDW  –  MGP  –  IFF  –  Tastepoint by IFF  –  Biospringer  –  DSM  –  TreeTop  –  Dupont 
KMC  –  Fiberstar  –  Cereal Ingredients  –  Manitoba Starch Products  –  Perth County Ingredients  –  Ideal Foods  –  Lucid Colloids  –  Nexira  –  Nouryon  –  Omya
Gnosis Lesaffre  –  JB Cocoa   –  Avena Foods  –  Creafill  –  Domino Sugar   –  Silva  –  Kudos Blends
Food Ingredients Product List

Subindustries / Market Segments

Technical Services and Innovation

Our diverse Technical Team has extensive experience and expertise in Bakery, Dairy, Processed Foods, and Snacks applications. From concept to finished product we work with you on formula development and sensory evaluation, from pilot to plant trial we can assist to ensure you receive the finished product you desire.

Custom Solutions

Quadra’s state of the art dry blending facilities can manufacture a wide variety of ingredient blends in batch sizes ranging from 100kgs to 1000kgs.  We also offer a wide variety of packaging options ranging from 1kg to 800kgs.  Strict quality control measures are in place to ensure you receive a consistent finished product batch after batch.


Quadra understands the bakery sector is constantly evolving and increasingly challenging. We are an industry leader in sourcing quality innovative ingredients from around the world. We can help by providing quality ingredients, technical expertise and outstanding personalized service.

Bars & Cereals

With the growing market trend of convenience foods, and ‘food to go’, this is a very dynamic market
segment. Canadians are not just looking for convenience, they are looking for ingredients which provide
a nutritional benefit as well.


The beverage industry today is all about innovation and delivering nutrition ‘on the go’. Consumers are looking for beverages that help them get to achieve the nutrition they are looking for in a fast and efficient delivery system.


Quadra partners with our customers to help create innovative new blends by offering innovative ingredients which provide the best functionality and nutritional benefits.


Our experienced team will work with you to formulate innovative products in this sweet sector. We offer ingredients for hard candies, gummies, chocolate, novelties and more.


Quadra provides a wide range of ingredients to deliver nutritional and functional benefits to your dairy products. We have a full range of starches (Rice, Corn, Wheat, Potato, Tapioca) to help you achieve the texture that you are looking for.

Meat & Poultry & Seafood

Our focus is to provide you with innovative ingredients to help you to achieve your finished product
goals. We offer a full range of ingredients that allow you to enhance texture, improve yield, replace fat,
reduce costs and improve the shelf life of your finished products.

Pet Nutrition

Quadra offers a broad range of high quality nutritional ingredients to support the health and well-being of furry or feathered friends.

Prepared Foods

Quadra helps with innovative ways to improve your product lines – whether it’s soups, sauces, batters,
mixes, marinades or ready meals we offer ingredients to meet current market trends and provide healthy

Sports Nutrition

At Quadra we have a great toolbox of ingredients to create sports nutrition products with benefits. We have a full line of proteins: Dairy-Based (WPI & WPC, MPI & MPC), soy, rice, pea, wheat and more. We carry a range of functional ingredients offering a specific health benefit: heart health, immune health, or cognitive health.

Water Treatment

Quadra offers an extensive array of products for various industrial and municipal markets. Our industry-
specific coverage connects us to virtually all areas of treatment demand. And our strong supplier
relationships ensure that the most effective options are offered.

Industry News

Nexira & Quadra Ingredients – New Distribution Partnership

Quadra Ingredients is excited to announce our new exclusive distribution partnership with Nexira Inc. in Canada, effective April 1st, 2021!  Nexira is a family owned and reputable global leader in acacia, natural ingredients and botanical extracts.  We are very proud and energized about this new partnership.  Nexira’s dedication to providing only the best natural and organic … Continued

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Creating a Clean-Label, Stable Emulsion using Citri-Fi® from Fiberstar

Watch our quick how-to video using Citri-Fi® Citrus Fibre!  The first in our Ingredients How-To Video Series: Citrus Fibre Benefits as a Natural Emulsifier Improves stability of food products Oil and water binding High water holding in addition to emulsification Check out how we use Citri-Fi® in our Vegan Mayonnaise application at the end of … Continued

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Introducing a Clean-Label, Plant-Based Patty Concept from Quadra Ingredients

Plant-based products are booming right now! No longer just a trend, the demand for plant-based and clean-label options is growing quickly. Quadra’s R&D & Applications Lab has formulated a clean-label, plant-based patty – take a look! Interested in formulating your own? Our Plant-Based Burger Concept Sell Sheet and Market Trend Presentation can be obtained from … Continued

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