5 Year Performance Review

Sales Volume




Margin Improvements


Inside Ingredient Solutions

Ian Galletly, Ingredient Solutions’ Managing Director, was a director, shareholder and member of the team that built Dairyborn Foods Ltd in the UK, selling to Golden Vale for £10 million in February 1999.

Ingredient Solutions, set up in 2000, provides innovative cheese ingredients & products across many sectors of the food industry. They have an extensive customer base including two of the wold’s largest global franchise chains and hundreds of ready meal, fast food and food on the go outlets. Products using their cheese are on virtually every supermarket shelf in the United Kingdom and Ireland; in a fast food outlet in every major town and city throughout Europe; at 30,000 feet and upwards on several major international airlines; on cruise liners, trains, sandwich bars, pubs, hotels, restaurants, schools and delivered in ‘meals on wheels’ format to tens of thousands of homes. Their cheese goes into hundreds of everyday products that are eaten by tens of thousands of consumers every week.

The business is growing fast. Turnover has doubled in the past five years and projected to continue at a similar rate of growth in future.

Since May 2022 the company was taken over by private cheese dairy Rupp, the largest family-owned company in the Austrian dairy industry, founded in 1908. Rupp produces processed and natural specialty cheeses under the Rupp and Alma brands at four locations in Europe and Asia.


Cheese Ingredient Buyers Satisfaction Survey – Insight


97% of Our Customers are Satisfied or very satisfied


88% of the customers of
other suppliers are
Satisfied or very satisfied

Most buyers are reasonably satisfied with their cheese ingredients supplier. However some are more satisfied still.

Some 97% of OUR customers are satisfied or very satisfied with Ingredient Solutions as their supplier. That’s some 9% ahead of our competitors, which is pretty satisfying in itself.

We will be working in 2023 – 2024 to keep improving

Dairy Market Report Q4 2023

Ian Galletly

The summer months are now a distant memory as we have gone just past Halloween and the clocks are turned back. It has been a relatively stable year for dairy pricing if we compare to the manic last few years.

Ian Galletly