Ice Cream Industry

Smart solutions for the ice cream industry.

Refresh your portfolio with innovative ideas and natural ingredients – and enjoy our comprehensive expertise.

Are you looking for an ice cream with a fruity ripple sauce or an exceptional topping for frozen yoghurt? Would you like to add ice cream with a colourful coating to your portfolio? Döhler is your experienced and inspiring partner – from developing innovative product ideas to the reliable delivery of the best natural ingredients and ingredient systems, all the way to optimising your production processes.

What makes Döhler the smarter choice for the ice cream industry:


Decades of experience in the market worldwide and comprehensive expertise in the food and beverage industry


Promising innovations such as liquid chocolate and caramel cores and healthy fruit ice creams


Short development times


Broad portfolio of application-specific natural ingredients


All-in-one ingredient systems: tailored, production-ready preparations and ripple sauces


Comprehensive service solutions: Innovation Services, Quality & Food Safety Solutions, Supply Chain Services, Technical Services

Use added value from Döhler and

create tempting taste sensations.

Rely on comprehensive, in-depth market expertise.

As a global partner for the food and beverage industry, we always have all the market developments in our sights – at both a local and an international level. Our experts at Döhler Sensory & Consumer Science and our Market Intelligence team support us in this. This knowledge is incorporated into our concepts and recommendations for you.

Conquer totally new categories with our experience.

We have interdisciplinary development expertise in almost every food and beverage category and a comprehensive global network. We use this to help you enter new product categories and give you comprehensive support in new international markets.

Benefit from our technological advantage in your product innovations.

We draw on a unique variety of state-of-the-art technologies when working on new product solutions for you. This unlocks the full range of options for us to turn new trends and ideas into promising innovations for your company.

Choose tailored ingredients for your application.

Döhler offers you a broad portfolio of the best natural ingredients and the knowledge of how they behave together with other recipe components in a wide range of applications. This is how we develop ingredients that fit your product perfectly. The spectrum ranges from fruity and dark flavours, fruit purees and fruit pieces to toppings such as crunchy malt, bubbles and much more.

Work with a reliable and trustworthy partner.

Döhler sets great store by a strong and lasting partnership at every stage of the supply chain. We support farmers on site by means of sustainable cultivation, as well as creating transparency for you and the consumer. Our vertical integration and global sourcing secure our access to the very best raw materials, such as fruits, vegetables, cereals, plants and milk, and guarantee top delivery reliability for you. For product innovations, we support you in every step of the development process, advise you on food safety matters and always pursue the goal of strengthening your portfolio permanently.

Simplify your processes and increase your efficiency.

Our ingredient systems can simplify your production processes significantly. Our preparations contain all the ingredients for your ice creams in the ideal composition. There is no need to convert your production facilities and raw materials are used efficiently. With our integrated services, we also support you from the initial product idea to production.

Comprehensive, interdisciplinary, integrated:

Discover Döhler's portfolio for the ice cream industry.

An intensive vanilla or nut taste, an attractive colour or a creamy mouthfeel – whatever properties you want to give your ice cream, Döhler provides you with the right natural ingredients for a unique multi-sensory experience.

Natural Flavours »
Fruity flavours as well as brown flavours such as chocolate, nut, vanilla, coffee and nougat.

Natural Colours »
Comprehensive colour spectrum – adapted to the specific requirements of ice creams.

Health & Nutrition Ingredients »
From fruit sweeteners to perfectly-balanced sweetening systems for calorie reduction.

Fruit & Vegetable Ingredients »
Chunky and smooth purees from our own fruit and vegetable processing and production facilities.

Be it flavours, colours, sweetening or purees, our all-in-one preparations contain all the ingredients you need for your ice cream – coordinated accurately and tailored to your production processes.

Product Solutions
From the idea to the final food & beverage.

Unlock new markets and target groups – with innovative flavours, reduced-fat or reduced-sugar alternatives, new concepts such as frozen yoghurt with a variety of toppings, or by launching your own vegan alternatives to ice cream. Döhler develops the right product solutions for you, including for alternative food categories and the beverage industry.

Ice Cream »


Service Solutions
Process optimisation from innovation to production.

With our comprehensive services, we support you in every step of the supply chain – from the first idea to production.

Analytical & Technical Services »

Supply Chain Services »

Quality & Food Safety Solutions »

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