Crest Foods specializes in dairy stabilizers, manufacturing and contract packaging. The company provides a wide range of ingredients to the food industry in all 50 states and produces approximately 150 private-label food products for 24-plus businesses. It offers buttermilk, cream cheese, yogurt, ice cream, sour cream, seasoning blends and specialty products. Crest Foods assists clients with cross-promotional items, line expansion, product development, kitchen testing, package design, material sourcing and procurement. The company s research and development team generates nutritional data, formula and ingredient statements. It has operated since 1946 and based in Ashton, Ill.