Our Trusted Brands
Our brands represent some of the most trusted ingredient products in the industry: products that enhance recipes by adding flavor, texture, and sweetness in applications from the traditional to the unexpected.
For any recipe that calls for corn starch—or as a wonderful thickener in place of flour—chefs have long depended on Argo®
Corn Starch for its purity and performance.
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A tried-and-true favorite for more than 110 years, Karo®
Corn Syrup leads the way in adding sweetness to so many foods.
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ACH and its predecessor companies have been dedicated partners to the foodservice industry, and our portfolio of well-known ingredient brands are trusted staples for chefs across the country. We strive to deliver quality and consistency in all that we do.
For every recipe, and for every operation, chefs know that our products will deliver excellent performance—no surprises, no disappointments. It's why many of our brands are household names and pantry staples.
We truly understand foodservice and can share insights and recommendations to better our customers' business, from recipes to category management and more.
Our customers give us new ideas, behind-the-scenes insights, and inspiration. We give them support, solutions, and business-building consultation. Our strong broker sales team provides the personal relationship and onsite support that builds success.
Our products adhere to some of the most stringent food-safety practices in the industry. We continue to earn SQF Level 2 certification annually. Every ACH employee understand the role they play in ensuring food safety
Research & Development
Our Innovation Center encompasses:
Sensory testing and descriptive analysis
Test kitchen for menu and recipe development
Product development laboratories
Pilot plant for production scale-up
New packaging development center
Our R&D Team
This highly skilled staff are dedicated to bringing pertinent new flavors to life through our products, helping chefs keep their menus on trend. This team is immersed in the industry, attending numerous trade shows and training seminars and traveling widely to explore culinary markets.
A network of consulting chefs with varying specializations, several broker chef representatives, and our own in-house culinary staff work together in the development of on-trend flavors, innovative menu ideas, and exciting recipes. We also develop recipes to meet special dietary needs such as reduced sodium or gluten-free menu solutions.