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

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:

BudenheimBeneoGlanbiaParmalatMGPCereal IngredientsLonzaPerth CountyAgrigumSilvaBiospringerEdlongDDWKMCFiberstarGnosis LesaffrePrairie FavaTate & LyleDSM –  LallemandManitoba Starch ProductsNouryonIdeal FoodsRoquetteIFFTastepoint by IFFDupontTreeTopAvena Best Ingredients International Agriculture Group – ColorMaker

Food Ingredients Product List

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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.

Bakery

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.

Beverages

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.

Blenders

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

Confectionery

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.

Dairy

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
options.

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

New Approval for Beneo’s Palatinose™

Palatinose™:  Beneo’s naturally sourced carbohydrate.   A source of sustainable energy! Although approved as a food ingredient in Canada since 2012, we are very pleased to announce, as Beneo’s exclusive Canadian distributor, that import limits for Palatinose™ have now been removed by Environment Canada. Palatinose™ is a fully digestible, slow-release carbohydrate, which offers a slower, lower, … Continued

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Webinar Series – Glanbia – Plant vs. Dairy

Connect & Learn – Quadra Ingredients Webinar Series – Register Today! Quadra Ingredients invites you to join us for an upcoming Webinar, on Plant vs. Dairy presented by our supplier partner Glanbia Nutritionals.  Plant vs. Dairy: A look at the evolving consumer perceptions of plant-based dairy alternatives versus conventional dairy with a focus on yogurt. … Continued

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Webinar Series – MGP – Real Options for Lower Net Carb Baked Goods

Connect & Learn – Quadra Ingredients Webinar Series – Register Today! Quadra Ingredients invites you to join us for an upcoming Webinar, on on Real Options for Lower Net Carb Baked Goods presented by our supplier partner MGP. The prevalence of obesity and overweight conditions has steadily increased over the years regardless of age, gender, or … Continued

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Webinar Series – MGP – Taste & Texture from Plant-Based Proteins

Connect & Learn – Quadra Ingredients Webinar Series – Register Today! Quadra Ingredients invites you to join us for an upcoming Webinar, on on Taste & Texture from Plant-based Proteins presented by our supplier partner MGP. Meat alternatives derived from plant proteins have generated considerable interest with product developers, consumers and investors. 2019 was a … Continued

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Webinar Series – KMC – Potato Starch & Protein

Connect & Learn – Quadra Ingredients Webinar Series – Register Today! Quadra Ingredients invites you to join us for an upcoming Webinar, on The Application of Potato Starch and Protein in Fillings, Baked Goods and Bars presented by our supplier partner KMC.  Are your customers looking for new innovative products? Are they concerned about their … Continued

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Webinar Series – Fiberstar – Pet Food

Connect & Learn – Quadra Ingredients Webinar Series – Register Today! Quadra Ingredients invites you to join us for an upcoming Webinar on  Clean Label Emulsion & Natural Water Binding for Pet Food, presented by our supplier partner Fiberstar. Citri-Fi® Citrus Fiber Benefits in Pet Food & Treats: Citri-Fi® citrus fiber provides high water holding and … Continued

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Webinar Series – Fiberstar – Meat

Connect & Learn – Quadra Ingredients Webinar Series – Register Today! Quadra Ingredients invites you to join us for an upcoming Webinar on Citri-Fi® Clean Label Emulsion & Natural Water Binding for Meat Applications, presented by our supplier partner Fiberstar. Citri-Fi® Citrus Fiber Benefits in Processed Meats: Citri-Fi® citrus fiber provides high water holding and emulsification … Continued

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Top Trends Series – Trend #4

“The Right Bite” comes in at fourth place on Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2020. Many of today’s consumers are faced with the balancing act of juggling their careers, families and social lives, all while striving to maintain a healthy lifestyle, both physically and mentally. Analysis from Innova Market Insights highlights how food … Continued

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Webinar Series – JB Cocoa

Connect & Learn – Quadra Ingredients Webinar Series – Register Today! Quadra Ingredients invites you to join us for an upcoming Webinar, on Inspiring your Cocoa Applications presented by our supplier partner JB Cocoa. Date & Time: Tuesday, June 16th 2020 @ 1pm EST Description: In this Webinar, we will provide you with an overview … Continued

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Top Trends Series – Trend #3

“The Sustain Domain” takes the third spot on Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2020. Sustainability is increasingly top of mind for everyone, with consumers now more than ever expecting companies to prioritize sustainability. Research from Innova Market Insights show that 87% of global consumers expected companies to invest in sustainability in 2019, up … Continued

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Top Trends Series – Trend #2

TREND # 2 – THE PLANT-BASED REVOLUTION Innova Market Insights ranked “The Plant-Based Revolution” as the Number 2 Trend for 2020. Plant-based eating has now moved from trend into the mainstream, with the proliferation of plant-based products in the Food and Beverage industry being driven by consumer interest in health, sustainability and ethics. Global food … Continued

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Top Trends Series – Trend #1

TREND #1 – STORYTELLING – WINNING WITH WORDS   “Storytelling – Winning With Words” leads the list of Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2020. Increased consumer affinity for products backed by a compelling narrative and their notable influence on purchasing decisions has resulted in companies increasingly paying attention to storytelling in branding strategies. … Continued

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