Hilmar Cheese Company specializes in the production of cheddar and American cheese that is utilized by private label and retail and food service companies throughout North America. The company operates one of the world s largest, single-site cheese and whey products manufacturing facilities in California. Its pharmaceutical lactose division has expertise in crystalline grades. Hilmar Cheese Company serves customers in more than 40 countries. The company s subsidiary, Hilmar Ingredients, manufactures a range of edible lactose, as well as whey protein concentrates and hydrolysates. Operational for over 25 years, its whey products have applications in frozen dinners, processed cheeses, baking ingredients and confectioneries. Hilmar Cheese Company additionally offers catering solutions for wedding receptions, bridal showers, anniversaries and class reunions.