California Dairies, Inc. has plant locations throughout California, providing the ability to produce a variety of dairy products. With plants located within 100 miles of major shipping ports - Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland - CDI is well-positioned to meet delivery needs both domestically and abroad.
Located in the heart of California’s Central Valley in Visalia, California.
Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. Headquarters
Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CDI, headquartered in Dublin, California.
Positioned along Highway 99, our Fresno facility produces bulk butter, processed fluids and milk powder.
Tucked along California State Route 152, the Los Banos facility manufactures milk powder and processed fluids.
Nestled in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, the Tipton facility manufactures milk powder, bulk butter, nutritional powders, and processed fluids.
Our newest state-of-the-art facility is located in Central California. Milk powder is manufactured at our Turlock North plant.
Located in Stanislaus County, the Turlock South manufacturing plant produces butter and milk powder.
Equipped with the largest single evaporator-dryer in North America, our Visalia plant manufactures milk powder, butter and AMF, and is home to our corporate office.
In addition to our manufacturing facilities, CDI also has an Innovation Center, a laboratory and a retail storefront in California.
CDI Innovation Center
The Innovation Center at California Dairies, Inc. is a state-of-the-art research and development facility that is ideally located just a few blocks from our Corporate Headquarters in Visalia, California. The Innovation Center’s resources allow the flexibility and means to develop numerous food products on our equipment, as well as complete a wide range of functionality and applications testing of our existing products.
Sunrise Laboratories LLC
Sunrise Laboratories LLC is a third-party laboratory specializing in dairy product food testing. The lab is an approved USDA resident laboratory, testing USDA sampled dairy products for grading and purchase for government food programs. Dairy products requiring a USDA grading certificate for sale to specific customers or countries can also be tested and generated.