• Kalsec® Names New CEO and New President

    November 15, 2022: KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN, U.S. – The Kalamazoo Holdings Board of Directors (Board) has appointed Robert Wheeler as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kalsec® Inc. Wheeler succeeds Dr. Scott Nykaza, who officially retires December 31, after 23 years of remarkable service and success. As CEO, Wheeler is responsible for all aspects of […]

  • What’s Hot & What’s Not: Hot & Spicy Consumer Survey Results

    A Continued Craving for Hot & Spicy Flavors With the release of Kalsec’s third hot & spicy consumer survey conducted in the past five years, one thing has been made very clear: the vast majority of the global population desires interesting and/or authentic hot & spicy flavors, and more and more people are jumping on […]

  • What is in a Kalsec Sample Jar?

    Kalsec has a wide range of liquid extracts, including oleoresins and essential oils. Both can be requested as samples. Learn more about what is in a Kalsec sample jar: Difference Between Oleoresins and Essential Oils Oleoresins contain pigments, essential or volatile oils, fixed oils, antioxidants, and any pungent compounds that are present in the plant […]

  • Top Food Trend Predictions for 2020

    Kalsec 2020 Food Trend Predictions The trend experts at Kalsec carefully reviewed 20 of the top food trend prediction lists below and analyzed research to predict five trends that we expect to see in 2020. From connecting with consumers to authentic global flavors – we expect 2020 to be a year of innovation and meaningfulness, […]

  • Trade Show Events 2020

    Visit Kalsec at these trade show events in 2020: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the global food industry trade show event schedule has altered. We will continue to update this page accordingly with information about where you can find Kalsec booths at trade show events around the globe.   Event Location Dates Natural Products Expo West […]

  • Food Ingredients Europe 2019 Trends

    Top Four Trends from Food Ingredients Europe Kalsec experts were on-hand during Food Ingredients Europe in Paris, France to discuss how our line of heat management extracts can heat up visitors’ products. Guests had the chance to taste sensational snacks like warming North African style energy bites, za’atar fava beans with cayenne, sweet and spicy […]

  • Food Matters Live 2019 Trends

    Top Three Trends from Food Matters Live Kalsec experts were on-hand during Food Matters Live in London, England, U.K. to discuss how our line of heat management products can heat up visitors’ products. Guests had the chance to taste flavoured pulses, hummus and energy bites. If you were not able to attend the show, request […]

  • Trend Brief: Plant-Based Proteins

    New Sources of Protein “We’ll have nine billion people to feed by 2050, and it’s a known fact that there is not enough protein on the planet to feed everybody,” said Dr. Poulson Joseph, Principal Scientist/Team Lead – Protein, Kalsec. From global population demands to consumer interest in new forms of protein, plant-based proteins are […]

  • Trend Brief: Crafted Infusions

    Craft Food and Beverage Infusions Handcrafted at a premium is a trend that we predict to see more of in 2019. The craft beer movement has led to an increase in diverse flavors within the beer category, just as craft foods are influencing product development. Craft markets are gaining traction in several different areas of […]

  • A Review of Top Food Trends in 2018

    Which Food Trends Happened in 2018? Food and flavor trend predictions for 2019 are already taking over inboxes, but Kalsec is taking a moment to reflect on trends from 2018. At the beginning of 2018 we predicted five trends that we expected to see develop throughout the year. An educated prediction has much more value […]