Uelzena eG is a dairy cooperative with four production plants and two sales units located in Northern Germany. As a milk specialist for the food industry, Uelzena produces milk based ingredients like skimmed milk powder, butter, concentrated butter (AMF), sweetened condensed milk and cream.
All ingredients are produced directly from fresh milk or cream – free from any food additives and are naturally clean label products. Uelzena sources the majority of their raw material milk from own contract milk producers in northern Germany. This means short transport routes and guarantees both the availability and highest quality of the raw ingredient. It also means Uelzena knows exactly where their milk comes from. Best conditions for the production of high quality milk ingredients.
Milk specialist and reliable partner for the food industry
In 2020, milk deliveries to the production facilities of the Uelzena Group increased again, as in the previous year. A total of almost 687 million kg was processed into dairy ingredients. The majority of the volume is sold in the Uelzena Ingredients business unit to customers in the international food, chocolate and confectionery industry.
Uelzena Ingredients recorded an increase in sales of almost 1,700 tonnes in milk powder, their best-selling product group, despite the Corona-related turbulence in the sales markets. Sales volumes for skimmed milk powder and buttermilk powder reached a new record total of 86,000 tons. Milk fats are their second main product group behind milk powder. In 2020, Uelzena supplied 48,597 t of butter and anhydrous milk fat to the European and international confectionery, bakery and food industries, which makes them to one of the largest producers in Europe.