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  • Interest in Hot and Spicy Foods Continues to Rise

    Consumer Interest Rises In the latest update of the Kalsec® HeatSync® Heat Index, global new product introductions with hot and spicy ingredients increased for a ninth straight year, showing a consistent, growing consumer interest in hot and spicy foods. The index increased 6 percent from the previous year, reaching a 20 percent compound annual growth […]

  • IsoFresh® Line Expands to Include Garlic and Onion

    Isofresh Features Responding to continued interest from food manufacturers to maintain fresh organoleptic characteristics throughout the manufacturing process, Kalsec® has expanded its IsoFresh product line to include garlic, and white and red onion. Developed with Kalsec culinary and sensory expertise, IsoFresh products feature a unique combination of natural flavors that maximize the freshness profile of garlic […]

  • Kalsec® Achieves ‘Excellent’ SQF Rating

    KALAMAZOO, Mich., USA December 20, 2016 – Kalsec®, Inc. has received an ‘Excellent’ rating during the recent unannounced annual Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 recertification, the highest rating possible.  SQF certification is achieved when a company demonstrates exceptional quality control and food safety practices.  SQF is a globally recognized certification as a food safety […]

  • Simply Aquaresin™

    Cleaner Label Water-Dispersible Oleoresins Consumers want increased transparency about the ingredients in their food and beverage products. In a recent online consumer survey conducted by Kalsec®, consumer acceptance of naturally sourced ingredients was four times higher than for synthetic ingredients or those with “chemical sounding” names. Many retail grocery chains and restaurants have developed lists […]

  • Kalsec® To Launch Cleaner Label Oleoresins at IFT

    Kalsec® To Launch Cleaner Label Oleoresins at IFT KALAMAZOO, Mich., USA, July 14, 2016 – Kalsec® is announcing the extension of its cleaner label ingredient portfolio to include a new line of water dispersible oleoresins at this year’s IFT July 16-19 in Chicago. Simply AquaresinTM water dispersible oleoresins have been formulated with emulsifiers that meet […]

  • Kalsec® Achieves Organic Certification

    KALAMAZOO, Mich., USA January 12, 2016 – Kalsec®, Inc. announces that its Denver City, TX plant has achieved organic certification by Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO), a leader in organic certification. Kalsec®’s Kalamazoo, Michigan manufacturing facility was organic certified by OTCO in 2015. The certification meets the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic […]

  • Kalsec® and Shahmeer International Expand in Middle East

    Kalsec® and Shahmeer International Expand in Middle East to Grow Food Ingredient Business in Pakistan KALAMAZOO, Mich., January 5, 2016 –Kalsec® announces Shahmeer International, one of the largest marketers and distributors of specialty chemicals and food ingredients in Pakistan, as their new Channel Partner in the Pakistani food market. Shahmeer’s team of food specialists and […]

  • New European Managing Director

    Kalsec® is pleased to announce the appointment of James Smith as the new Managing Director for its European Operations; Smith began September 1st. Smith has most previously worked for EDME Food Ingredients as sales director. An Imperial College London graduate, Smith is the president of the Association of Bakery Ingredient Manufacturers (ABIM), chairman of the […]

  • Kalsec® to Launch Ghost Pepper and Specialty Pepper Extracts

    Kalsec® to Launch Ghost Pepper and Specialty Pepper Extracts, Share New Consumer Clean Label Research at IFT KALAMAZOO, Mich.,July 8, 2015 – In response to consumer demand for more specialized heat, particularly in certain chili pepper varieties, Kalsec® will introduce the extension of its specialty pepper product line at IFT, July 11-14, in Chicago. New […]

  • Parents Prefer Naturally-Sourced Colors in Children’s Foods

    KALAMAZOO, Mich., USA, May 20, 2015 – In a new Kalsec® consumer study, more than 80 percent of U.K. and U.S. parents with a child between the ages of 3 and 12 indicated they are more likely to purchase a food product for their children if it contains a naturally-sourced color instead of a synthetic […]