Our e(Lm)inate® line is just one example of innovation powered by the Hawkins Food Ingredients Group. Hawkins, Inc. was founded in 1938 and we have been leaders in liquid food ingredients since 1994. Our vast infrastructure and expertise in acid base reactions makes us the most flexible resource for customers that need customized liquid products or blends.
Hawkins is recognized as a leader in the development, production and application of antimicrobial systems. Our primary lines, UltraLac, Ultra-Pure and e(Lm)inate, are based on the proven science of lactates, diacetates, acetates and vinegar to help you control Listeria and pathogens, extend shelf life and improve food safety.
We have developed a unique process to diminish the harsh and bitter aftertaste of other commercial products as well as unique customized blends to meet the ever-changing needs of the processed meat and poultry industries. And Hawkins is one of only a few manufacturers with two (2) domestic SQF/ISO Certified production facilities.
The latest example of how we are leading the industry is our newest line of liquid antimicrobials designed for use at low inclusion levels. e(Lm)inate® is the result of research, application and validation, and offers processors proven superior Listeria control, lower formula costs and cleaner flavor.
Hawkins is your best resource for food safety and we continue to expand our product and application capabilities. We have also increased our ingredient capabilities by developing customized functional dry blends.
Our goal is to always exceed expectations as a high-quality, service-oriented chemical supplier. We will adapt quickly to the changing chemical needs of customers with a keen focus on technical expertise, teamwork, safety, profitability, and responsible care of the environment and of our community.