Human Nutrition

Ready-to-Eat Desserts

Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Desserts with Great Taste and Perfect Appearance

Ready-to-Eat desserts are distributed chilled and can be consumed without further preparation.  

We offer a wide range of functional ingredients and first-class application services to simplify production processes and create delicious and perfect looking Ready-to-Eat desserts. To fit the regional needs of the end-consumer, we constantly improve our product portfolio and develop new products. 

Many people lead busy lifestyles and cannot spend much time on preparing desserts and meals. However, they still like to enjoy tasty desserts with a homemade flavor. Ready-to-Eat desserts are a convenient solution: enjoy delicious desserts at any time without time-consuming preparation.


  • We have many years of knowledge and experience serving the dairy industry.
  • We support our customers and partners with technical application services and product developments as well as tailor-made training in our eight globally linked Application Labs.
  • We support our customers with a global database of approved and reliable regionalized recipes.

BASF single emulsifiers contribute to the reliable production of Ready-to-Eat desserts such as mousses, puddings and creams, ensuring high overrun, stable textures and improved sensory profiles.

For even more convenient production of Ready-to-Eat desserts we also offer Lamequick®, a premium whipping agent that combines excellent stability and texture with easy handling for industrial applications.

Producers of Ready-to-Eat desserts rely on our wide range of ingredients that optimize their products in terms of both performance and health. We offer beta-carotenes (e.g. Lucarotin®), LycoVit® nature-identical lycopene and Vegapure® plant sterols for use in desserts.

Disclaimer: Specific regulations in the respective countries on the ingredients used, for the intended use and claims made on the final product have to be observed.

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