Skip to main content

Crino® Lactose

Crino® lactose is produced by crystallizing lactose from fresh sweet whey and then drying. The product may then be ground to various particle sizes. Agropur’s Crino® lactose is a versatile ingredient and delivers product value in a variety of applications, from browning in baked goods, to a carrier for flavors and colors and sweetness. Crino® lactose can also be used as a standardizing agent.

Request a Sample


  • Snacks
  • Confectionery
  • Dry-mixes
  • Baked goods
  • Dairy products
  • Soups and Sauces

Agropur’s Lactose Is Available in Several Forms:

  • Refined Edible Lactose
  • Refined Edible Lactose (Medium Grind)
  • Refined Edible Lactose (Fine Grind)


  • Brightens and preserves colors
  • Browning agent
  • Clean, sweet flavor
  • Suited for blending and mixing
  • Excellent powder quality

Manufacturing Locations

  • Lake Norden, South Dakota
  • Le Sueur, Minnesota
  • Weyauwega, Wisconsin