SternMaid America provides customized outsourcing solutions for powdered food ingredients, functional foods and dietary supplements. This is backed by interdisciplinary R&D expertise gained from its position in the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, one of the leading enterprises in the world of food ingredients. 

At this year’s IFT Food Expo, the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe will be represented by five of its specialist divisions. Besides the contract manufacturer SternMaid America, Hydrosol, SternEnzym, SternVitamin and Sternchemie will present customized solutions for different applications. 

With an area of more than 21,000 square feet, the most modern Stern-Technology Center concentrates the group’s research and product development under one roof. The companies’ own scientists, technologists and engineers in the fields of dairy, meat and bakery products, deli foods, sweets and others are familiar with market demands and challenges. Customers benefit from the comprehensive fund of technical know-how within the global group and tailor-made solutions offered locally for numerous food applications.

From compounding, filling and refilling, to raw material sourcing, product development, warehousing and logistics, SternMaid America offers a broad range of services for all kinds of customer requirements.

At booth IFT Booth #S671, visitors can learn about SternMaid America’s semi-automated blending line, which can mix orders ranging in size from 500 pounds to more than 22,000 pounds, with a precision of 1:100,000. The blending line distributes micro-components (such as flavors and emulsifiers) very finely. Thus, it is possible to add probiotics, vitamins and minerals as well as larger amounts of fats and highly viscous liquids (such as lecithin) to foods.

SternMaid America is certified for the manufacture of kosher, halal, non-GMO, gluten-free and vegan foods. This enables the company to process products for a wide array of target groups.

“As a contract manufacturer, we provide our customers with leading-edge solutions,” says SternMaid America Chief Operating Officer William Solomon. “Successful companies recognize the needs of consumers early on and they transform these into solutions quickly. This requires flexibility, state-of-the-art equipment and full control over recipes, as well as full control of the production process. At the IFT Food Expo, we will demonstrate our expertise by presenting a complete package of contract manufacturing services.”

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About SternMaid America

SternMaid America, based in Aurora, Ill., and SternMaid in Germany are members of the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, one of the world’s most successful companies in the field of food and feed ingredients. Since its establishment in 1996, SternMaid Germany has taken its place among Europe’s leading contract manufacturers. 

With its US location, the group is continuing the SternMaid success story. The Aurora plant is one of the most modern of its kind and offers comprehensive, customized contract manufacturing services in the compounding and co-packing of powdered substances. The 30,000-sq.-ft. facility has an annual blending capacity of about 4,000 tons.