Proteins


Add to the nutritional profile of your food and beverage products with protein. We manufacture
high-quality milk proteins and plant proteins.

High-quality protein solutions

As a protein manufacturer, we have scientific and applications expertise and a reliable sourcing network. Our protein products include milk protein, milk protein isolate, milk protein concentrate, plant protein, pea protein, rice protein and protein hydrolysates. Our protein products work across a range of applications.

Explore our protein capabilities across applications

Nutritional Beverages

Key challenges when formulating protein beverages can include:

  • Taste
  • Solubility
  • Stability
  • Process tolerance

Kerry’s high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavour profile and exhibit excellent stability, solubility and process tolerance making them ideal for use in a wide variety of liquid and powder beverages.


Our protein solutions for nutritional beverages include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Nutritional Bars

Key challenges when formulating high protein nutritional bars can include:

  • Taste
  • Mouthfeel
  • Hardening over shelf life

Kerry’s Total Novel Texture (TNT) technology is designed to meet the functional needs of the nutritional bar sector by increasing the protein content in bars while optimising taste and reducing hardenning. This provides superior shelf-life stability.


Our protein solutions for nutritional bars include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Healthcare Nutrition

Kerry is conscious of the specific requirements of healthcare nutrition and is a long-standing partner to global brand leaders in the field.

Our high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavour profile and enable improved digestibility and rapid amino-acid absorption to meet the nutritional needs of specific consumer conditions such as sarcopenia, protein malnutrition and post-illness recovery.


Our protein solutions for healthcare nutrition include:

Dairy proteins: Dairy and plant protein hydrolysates:
  • Hyprol™

Infant Nutrition

Kerry’s strong credentials in food safety, quality, traceability and grass-based dairy positions us as a trusted partner for global leaders in the infant formula space. Our customers have access to our nutrition scientists as well as our application, regulatory, marketing and manufacturing experts. We are committed to delivering high-quality ingredients, bases and complete canned formulas that nourish and nurture our future generations.


Our protein solutions for infant nutrition include:

Dairy protein
hydrolysates:
  • Hyprol™
  • Hyprol™ Selpro
  • Hyprol™ Comfort
Dairy proteins:

Ice Cream

Consumers are increasingly focused on health and wellness, including in their ice cream selections. We support innovative and great tasting nutritional protein solutions that can be used in developing functional ice creams. For consumers, this can deliver a permissible indulgence that offers nutritional benefits and great taste.


Our protein solutions for ice cream include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Dairy

Within the yoghurt category, Kerry’s protein solutions can enhance the nutritional profile to achieve product premiumisation. Lactose and mineral content can be varied to suit technical and nutritional requirements for traditional yoghurts, drinking yoghurts and frozen yogurts, among other products.

The inherent stability, solubility and process tolerance of our high-quality proteins make them a natural choice amongst yoghurt brands. Our protein ingredients have a natural clean flavour profile.


Our protein solutions for yoghurt include:

Dairy protein:

Bakery

Consumers want added protein in surprising applications, including bakery. Our high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavor profile and deliver excellent stability, solubility and process tolerance making them ideal for use in a wide variety of bakery applications.


Our protein solutions for bakery include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Sports Nutrition

Kerry is conscious of the specific needs of athletes and sports enthusiasts. We are a long-standing partner to global brand leaders in the field.

Our high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavour profile. They also enable improved digestibility and rapid amino-acid absorption to meet the nutritional needs of active consumers such as increased endurance, greater muscle protein synthesis or faster recovery.


Our protein solutions for sports nutrition include:

Plant proteins: Dairy proteins:

Dairy and plant protein hydrolysates:
  • Hyprol™

Weight Management

Protein plays a central role in weight management, and Kerry is a long-standing partner to global brand leaders in the weight-management field. Due to the growing body of evidence demonstrating its effect on satiety, appetite regulation and the reduction of cardiovascular disease, consumer demand for protein continues to grow in the quest to achieve and maintain weight management and wellness goals.


Our protein solutions for weight management include:

Plant proteins: Dairy proteins:

Nutritional Beverages

Nutritional Beverages

Key challenges when formulating protein beverages can include:

  • Taste
  • Solubility
  • Stability
  • Process tolerance

Kerry’s high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavour profile and exhibit excellent stability, solubility and process tolerance making them ideal for use in a wide variety of liquid and powder beverages.


Our protein solutions for nutritional beverages include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Nutritional Bars

Nutritional Bars

Key challenges when formulating high protein nutritional bars can include:

  • Taste
  • Mouthfeel
  • Hardening over shelf life

Kerry’s Total Novel Texture (TNT) technology is designed to meet the functional needs of the nutritional bar sector by increasing the protein content in bars while optimising taste and reducing hardenning. This provides superior shelf-life stability.


Our protein solutions for nutritional bars include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Healthcare Nutrition

Healthcare Nutrition

Kerry is conscious of the specific requirements of healthcare nutrition and is a long-standing partner to global brand leaders in the field.

Our high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavour profile and enable improved digestibility and rapid amino-acid absorption to meet the nutritional needs of specific consumer conditions such as sarcopenia, protein malnutrition and post-illness recovery.


Our protein solutions for healthcare nutrition include:

Dairy proteins: Dairy and plant protein hydrolysates:
  • Hyprol™

Infant Nutrition

Infant Nutrition

Kerry’s strong credentials in food safety, quality, traceability and grass-based dairy positions us as a trusted partner for global leaders in the infant formula space. Our customers have access to our nutrition scientists as well as our application, regulatory, marketing and manufacturing experts. We are committed to delivering high-quality ingredients, bases and complete canned formulas that nourish and nurture our future generations.


Our protein solutions for infant nutrition include:

Dairy protein
hydrolysates:
  • Hyprol™
  • Hyprol™ Selpro
  • Hyprol™ Comfort
Dairy proteins:

Ice Cream

Ice Cream

Consumers are increasingly focused on health and wellness, including in their ice cream selections. We support innovative and great tasting nutritional protein solutions that can be used in developing functional ice creams. For consumers, this can deliver a permissible indulgence that offers nutritional benefits and great taste.


Our protein solutions for ice cream include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Dairy

Dairy

Within the yoghurt category, Kerry’s protein solutions can enhance the nutritional profile to achieve product premiumisation. Lactose and mineral content can be varied to suit technical and nutritional requirements for traditional yoghurts, drinking yoghurts and frozen yogurts, among other products.

The inherent stability, solubility and process tolerance of our high-quality proteins make them a natural choice amongst yoghurt brands. Our protein ingredients have a natural clean flavour profile.


Our protein solutions for yoghurt include:

Dairy protein:

Bakery

Bakery

Consumers want added protein in surprising applications, including bakery. Our high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavor profile and deliver excellent stability, solubility and process tolerance making them ideal for use in a wide variety of bakery applications.


Our protein solutions for bakery include:

Dairy proteins: Plant proteins:

Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition

Kerry is conscious of the specific needs of athletes and sports enthusiasts. We are a long-standing partner to global brand leaders in the field.

Our high-quality proteins have a natural clean flavour profile. They also enable improved digestibility and rapid amino-acid absorption to meet the nutritional needs of active consumers such as increased endurance, greater muscle protein synthesis or faster recovery.


Our protein solutions for sports nutrition include:

Plant proteins: Dairy proteins:

Dairy and plant protein hydrolysates:
  • Hyprol™

Weight Management

Weight Management

Protein plays a central role in weight management, and Kerry is a long-standing partner to global brand leaders in the weight-management field. Due to the growing body of evidence demonstrating its effect on satiety, appetite regulation and the reduction of cardiovascular disease, consumer demand for protein continues to grow in the quest to achieve and maintain weight management and wellness goals.


Our protein solutions for weight management include:

Plant proteins: Dairy proteins:

Strong protein heritage 

Strong protein heritage

Kerry has been a trusted protein supplier for almost 50 years. Today, we have market leading protein technology and application expertise and nutritional science capabilities.

More than just a supplier

In partnering with customers, we share our understanding of taste, applications and proteins with our partners, supporting them in the creation of the perfect protein product.

Quality and processability

Kerry offers premium protein ingredients with high nutritional and functional ability derived from a variety of sources and perfected for many applications.

Learn more about our protein products

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