In 1883 Herman Levi and Jacob Loew founded Capitol Milling Company to mill flour on a large scale in the Los Angeles area. In 1999 Capitol Food Company was established, and today the Levi and the Jensen families continue to provide bakers and food purveyors with the highest-quality products nearly 140 years later.
Our main focus is creating exceptional dairy flavors with a proven proprietary process that is guaranteed to make a difference in your final product. From fermentation to culture technology, our staff combines decades of experience with an uncompromising can-do attitude.
First Choice Ingredients is headquartered in the heart of dairyland, in Germantown, Wisconsin. Established in 1994, the FCI campus has now grown to three facilities and over 60,000 square feet of production and 20,000 of R&D space. This includes wet and dry production, a variety of application labs, warehousing, and an expanded tasting center.