Oftentimes, manufacturers find dealing with only one supplier helps to make their operation more efficient. Value America long has been known for cost-efficient, superior novelty dairy ingredients. The company offers custom ingredients for ice cream, such as variegates, flavor bases, background flavors, fruit packs, purees and sherbet bases. Value America also develops custom products to meet clients' quality and performance guidelines. Their novelty ingredients line includes coatings (bars, cones and predips), bar powders (core powders and fudge bar powders) and water ice flavors. The milk and beverage ingredients include chocolate dairy powders, fruit drink and eggnog bases and stabilizers. Technical experts work with manufacturers to customize their programs. Value America, Bill Weiskopf, 800-558-4333, wjweiskopf@comcast.net