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Oregon Freeze Dry has over 30 years of proven success working with Probiotics, Enzymes, Proteins, Specialty Flavors and Extracts, Specialty Chemicals, and Metabolites from strain fermentation. We are the industry leader in functional property retention, maximizing flavonoids, anti-oxidants, biologicals, and metabolites.

Our Specialties

  • Probiotics
  • Enzymes
  • Proteins
  • Bio-agriculture solutions
  • Bio-fuel solutions
  • Specialty Flavors and Extracts
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Metabolites

Capabilities & Services

Why OFD?

Oregon Freeze Dry is the largest diversified lyophilizer / freeze dryer in North America with manufacturing on both the West and East Coast. We count on 4 plants, 36 chambers, and over 450 employees.


We bring an innovative approach to designing and commercializing successful product concepts, whether you are a start-up or Fortune 100 multinational. And our R&D and Innovation Teams are ready to assist, utilizing rapid prototyping, and our research dryer and pilot plant, to find a scalable solution to address your unique preservation challenge.

LyoLock Difference

Our Proprietary LyoLock process means we will partner with you to understand your goals, critical quality attributes and then develop a safe design space custom to your project. We then test and refine to achieve optimal yields, applying our unique manufacturing capabilities and broad spectrum of experience to ensure successful commercialization.


OFD counts on the following certifications: SQF Level II; USDA Organic, KOF-K Kosher Certification; Gluten Free Certification Organization (GFCO); USDA & FDA Inspected Facilities; USDA APHIS Certification; Halal Food Certification. OFD Food Safety Compliance: ​ ​21 CFR 110; 21 CFR 117; and 9 CFR 417.

Featured Case Study

Nutritional Supplement Probiotic Viability

A leader in the probiotic nutritional supplement space recently approached us and asked if we would be willing to participate in a viability comparison study using two of their probiotic strains.

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Other Solutions

Let’s Win Together

For over 50 years OFD has set the standard of excellence in Lyophilization. We’re ready to apply our experience and unique manufacturing capabilities to find a successful, scalable solution to address your unique preservation challenge.