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Innovative dairy and non-dairy ingredients now are offered by All American Foods in its Pro Mix® line. These ingredients incorporate only the nutrients essential to your application so you can save money, without sacrificing quality. These products benefit a wide range of applications, including confectionery, bakery mixes, soups and sauces, flavorings, nutritional and frozen dessert applications. All American Foods Inc., 800-833-2661,,