Convenience

  • Versatility of Authentic Flavor Extracts

    One of the strongest capabilities of Kalsec authentic flavor extracts is the overall flavor of a sauce, which could include a time-consuming cooking technique such as caramelizing or roasting. An example of this is Thai red curry paste. Learn more about the versatility of Kalsec’s flavor extracts with Chef Anna: Showcasing Authentic Flavor Extracts As […]

  • Dry Spice Replacement Using Kalsec Extracts

    Kalsec offers solutions to replace fresh and dehydrated ingredients in formulations which can lead to significant economic advantages, as well as better flavor expression, consistency and stability. Our concentrated liquid extracts are easy to incorporate into a variety of matrices such as sauces, soups, marinades, oils and even dry seasoning blends. Dry Spice Replacement Since […]

  • Natural Sources of Yellow Colour Extracts

    Are you familiar with the natural sources used to make yellow colour extracts? Caty Meleuc, Colours Technical Specialist – Europe, discusses natural sources for yellow colour extracts and why one might use one of these hues in a food or beverage. Why use a yellow colour extract? How a product looks impacts the consumer’s purchase […]

  • Top Food Trend Predictions for 2022

    Kalsec global market research experts are predicting five trends that we expect to guide the global food industry in 2022. It is important and interesting to note that many of these trends are complementary. For example, reductionism can also lead to an increase in interest for homemade hot and spicy foods and healthy hybrids like […]

  • Final Review of Kalsec’s 2021 Food Trend Predictions

    At the beginning of 2021 Kalsec predicted six food industry trends that we expected to grow over the year: functional food and beverages, celebrating culture with cuisine, a force for good, innovations in prepared and takeout meals, specific spices and ingredients 2.0 and classics with a modern twist. A lot has changed throughout the globe […]

  • Alliums – A Foundation for Endless Opportunity

    When you think of an allium, what comes to mind? Near the top of the list may be onion or garlic. Scientists Shane McDonald, PhD and Kathryn Thamann discuss alliums as a foundation for foods and the endless opportunities that they present below. Crafting Taste with Onion and Garlic Onion and garlic provide the foundation […]

  • The Power of Extracts

    Much like a builder must choose the right materials to construct a safe and durable house, food manufacturers have to choose the right ingredients to create high quality, consistent products. One wrong choice can make even the most impressive concept fall flat. A key ingredient for many products are alliums. Alliums are particularly volatile, especially […]

  • Encapsulated Hop Oils

    In working to continue the proud heritage of innovation in the field of advanced hop products, Kalsec, in partnership with Firmenich®, is debuting a new format in which hop oils can be delivered. Combining Kalsec’s expertise in hop oils along with Firmenich’s Durarome® encapsulation technology has led to the creation of Lupulock™ Encapsulated Hop Oils. […]

  • Oxidative Stability of Commodity Oils

    A primary quality concern for frying oil and oil-containing food products is oxidative stability. Unstable oils can rapidly oxidize and lead to undesirable aromas and flavors (cardboard, paint, and fishy notes). Increasing Shelf Life of Commodity Oils A stable oil leads to not only increased shelf-life of the oil itself, but also to the final […]

  • Natural Colors and Coloring Foods

    What is the difference between natural colors and coloring foods? Why is one term used rather than the other? Both natural colors and coloring foods are used to give food appealing colors; both come from natural raw materials. Regional regulations vary, creating complex food labeling requirements around the globe. In the United States, the most […]