Solutions For The Dairy Industry

As the demands on the Dairy Industry continue to focus on the quality and safety of the products produced, the need to source ingredients used from a supplier with the highest level of focus on Food Safety becomes paramount during the production process.

Food Safety continues to be the number one priority at TLC. TLC Ingredients has partnered with the best food ingredient manufacturers that help our Customers meet the growing consumer demand for high quality and safe Dairy products.

We supply the high quality ingredients for Customers making:

  • Processed Cheese
  • Dairy Powders and Proteins
  • Dairy Based Beverages
  • Dairy Based and Non-Dairy Toppings and Desserts
  • Dairy Industry Feed Additives and Cleaning Products

In addition to sourcing the best quality and safest ingredients for the Dairy Industry,
TLC’s Third Party Audited Food Safety Program ensures the highest levels of food safety and security.

Some of our key food grade chemical and ingredient suppliers include:

Hawkins Food Ingredient Group

  • Lactates
  • Phosphates


  • Phosphates
  • Phosphoric Acid

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

  • Citric Acid
  • Lactic Acid
  • Glycerine
  • Propylene Glycol (Bio-Based)
  • Corn Sweeteners
  • Xanthan Gum

ICL Performance Products

  • Phosphates
  • Phosphoric Acid

Ivanhoe Industries

  • Antifoams / Defoamers
  • Mono- and Di-glycerides / Glycerol Esters
  • Polysorbates

Customers from all aspects of the Dairy Industry rely on TLC for high quality ingredients for all their processing needs, while maintaining the strictest standards of Food Safety and Security. As your food ingredient supplier, our commitment to Food Safety and quality is our number one priority. We are compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and maintain an outstanding score on our annual AIB annual food safety audit.

We invite you to get in touch with us so we can talk about your Dairy Industry and Processing ingredient needs. Give us a call @ 815/723-9900 or use our contact us form.

Household Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemicals

We are proud that we’ve been able to provide household industrial and institutional (H I & I) cleaning chemicals to manufacturers all over the Upper Midwest.

With our portfolio of materials offered, TLC supplies key chemicals to those in the industry that manufacture soaps, detergents, acid & caustic based cleaners as well as hard-surface cleaners and disinfectants.

Working with our chemical suppliers we are able to solve your toughest formulation challenges as well. With an ever increasing demand for more environmentallyfriendlycleaners, this created challenges for manufacturers to produce quality alternative products; we are happy to and able to help you develop these formulas.

Some of our key HI & I suppliers include


  • Dissolvine ChelatingAgents

General Chemicals (now Chemtrade Chemicals)

  • Sodium Nitrite

ICL Performance Products

  • Phosphates
  • Phosphoric Acid


  • Sodium Nitrate
  • Potassium Nitrate

Natural Soda

  • Sodium Bicarbonate

Ivanhoe Industries

  • Defoamers / Anti-foams

TLC Ingredients is committed to continuous improvement in the chemical distribution industry’s responsible management of chemicals. We pledge to manage our business and ethical performance according to NACD’s Guiding Principles of Responsible Distribution.

We invite you to get in touch with us so we can talk about your household industrial and institutional cleaning chemical needs. Give us a call @ 815/723-9900 or use our contact us form.