Our Mission & Values

Infusing all of our products and partnerships with a deep-seated commitment to our mission and values


Our mission at Bluegrass Ingredients is to help leading brands invent and improve the future of great food.

Our industry moves fast, and market expectations are shifting all the time. Our mission and values provide that essential foundation that allows us to continuously forge stronger partnerships with our customers, our communities, and each other.
– David Cantrell, Vice President Sales & R&D



Customer Mindedness

  • We put our customers’ needs and goals, pressures and timetables at the center of everything we do.
  • We see satisfaction as the lowest bar – always striving to do things faster, smarter, safer and more efficiently.

Collaborative Agility

  • We are focused, fast and nimble – always as part of a larger team with shared goals.
  • We work with strategic urgency focused, not on the obstacles, but on the results that matter.

Creative Courage

  • We are brave enough to try new things.
  • We combine technical know-how with out-of-the-box thinking to find the new and the next.

Continuous Evolution

  • We are a work in progress with the humility and hunger to learn –from customers, colleagues, challenges and successes.
  • We are always seeking new knowledge, building new skills and broadening our perspectives.

Inspiring Integrity

  • We do things the right way – we don’t take shortcuts – regardless of circumstances.
  • We model best behaviors and value diverse backgrounds, experiences, styles, approaches and ideas.