Soups, Sauces and Dressings

Soups, sauces and dressings offer the opportunity to add creativity and excitement to a meal. Our sensory and applications experts will collaborate with your team to create a desired flavor profile, maximum antioxidant performance, provide spoilage protection or a pigment or color system to ensure your product’s success.


Kalsec liquid extracts provide consistent, economical and reproducible color, flavor and aroma compared to dry spices.


Whether it is a dry soup, a sauce or salad dressing, we have a full range of water- and oil-dispersible, water-soluble and dry products to match your application.


Adding a unique flavor or having an impactful color can make the difference for a consumer as they look for new and interesting products to enhance their prepared meals.

Health and Wellness

Kalsec natural colors, taste and sensory solutions, and food protection systems offer naturally sourced ingredient alternatives to many synthetic ingredients, such as Red #40 and BHT.

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Consumers continue to rely on soups as an economical and convenient way to enhance home meal preparation. Kalsec taste and sensory solutions create the distinctive profile that sets your soup apart from the rest of the competition. Utilizing cost-effective liquid extracts, such as onion and garlic, can help you pass your savings on to the consumer. Our expertise in dehydrated onion and garlic replacements ensure that you have an economical and microbiologically superior match to your dehydrated onion and garlic.


Prepared meals, pastas and center plate entrees rely on sauces to differentiate them in both the food service and retail industries. Developing traditional sauce profiles or creating new authentic regional sauces is made easier by collaborating with our team of marketing and applications experts. Our applications team spans the globe with localized focus in the Americas, Europe and Asia to ensure the performance standard and consistent flavor profile your products require.


The consumer shift to healthier lifestyles has resulted in increased consumption of salads, which rely on dressings for differentiation. From basic ranch dressings, to honey mustards, to creamy raspberry vinaigrettes, you need a unique flavor profile to appeal to the consumer. Our line of taste and sensory solutions helps you build a traditional or innovative dressing that can set your product apart. Whether it includes hot and spicy new specialty peppers, capsicum, garlic and onion, or that unique ethnic profile, we offer countless innovative flavor combinations.

Visual Appeal

Visual appeal is often the first element that attracts a consumer’s attention. From egg-yolk colored sauce, to a golden yellow chicken broth, to a brightly colored raspberry dressing, we offer a range of color choices to increase consumer appeal.


Enhanced Tomato Colors

Tomatoes and tomato sauces are used in a variety of soups, sauces, dressings and marinades. Maintaining the appealing vibrant red color of the tomato during processing by the food manufacturer can be a challenge. We developed specific color formulations to bring out the brilliant, vibrant color in tomato products.


Oxidation Protection

Kalsec natural food protection provides oxidation protection and a cleaner label than synthetic antioxidants, such as BHA, BHT and EDTA, in a wide range of soups, sauces and dressings.

Antimicrobial Protection

Kalsec’s natural food protection provides spoilage protection – including yeast and molds – and a cleaner label than synthetic offerings such as potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, and sodium propionate. Our blends can be used in a wider variety of applications, including soups, sauces and dressings.

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