Leading the way in concentrated dairy and non-dairy products.

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Butter Buds provides many of the world’s leading food manufacturers with better-for-you concentrated flavors and ingredients. By perfecting the art and science of concentrated flavor technology, we help our partners create almost anything they can imagine.

Unlocking flavor technology.

From our state-of-the-art applications lab and pristine manufacturing facility, we work side-by-side with our customers to unlock exciting new flavors to create innovative products on the shelf.

Quality ingredients for quality products.

We take pride in the role we play within our customers’ products. Whether it’s vegan ice cream or crunchy snacks, our ingredients enhance products by offering rich taste and superior functionality.


Proudly serving food manufacturers around the globe.

Our concentrated dairy, plant-based, and specialty ingredients are preferred all over the world for their pure flavor, remarkable versatility and exceptional value.


“Innovation means valuing new ideas, taking risks and embracing change while improving our products.”

Varinnia Gomes Technical Services/R&D since 2017

“Opportunity means creating a culture of inclusion and access for all. Immigrating from Guyana, the support I got at Cumberland over 55 years helped me achieve what many refer to as the ‘American Dream’.”

Ed Smith Graphics Team since 1968

“Sustainability means prioritizing environmental stewardship and promoting sustainable practices throughout our supply chain and business practices.”

Derick Beckles Supply Chain since 2010

“We often emphasize the importance of collaboration, support, and unity within our organization and beyond. We strive to make a positive impact by supporting local initiatives, charities, and providing volunteer opportunities for employees.”

Claire Irizarry Human Resources since 2008

“Trust means maintaining the highest standards of ethical and legal behavior, and conducting business in a manner that inspires professionalism and confidence.”

Gregg Kander General Counsel since 2000

“A sweeter life means valuing well-being with a supportive and flexible work environment, enabling employees to balance their professional and personal responsibilities.”

Sara Hoskow Marketing since 2009