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Meat Alternatives

Make meatless products that taste, look & cook like the real thing—all while naturally extending shelf life.


Deliver Better-Looking, Better-Tasting Meat Analogs That Last Longer

More people are looking to reduce their meat consumption without having to give up the traditional sensory experience of real meat. 

We’ve captured those tastes, colors and aromas in our naturally sourced extracts so you can add craveable flavors and authentic colors into your meat alternatives.

From a fresh raw appearance on a supermarket shelf, through to mouthwatering cooked brown hues, Kalsec colors provide you with a wide range of solutions to match the perfect savory hue for your product. 

Leverage consumers’ growing enthusiasm for experimentation and bring new and on-trend flavors to the meatless market with Kalsec’s cost-effective, easy-to-use extracts. 

And for safer, longer-lasting food, we can help provide powerful protection for your meat alternatives with our scientifically proven antimicrobials. 

  • Traditional meat flavors & colors 
  • Opportunities to create new taste experiences 
  • Coloring that changes from raw to cooked 
  • Consumer-preferred clean labels 
  • Extended shelf life 
  • Inhibit growth of spoilage microorganisms

Proven Products for Meat Alternatives

Taste & Sensory Solutions

Bring over the flavor and aroma from traditional meat or offer an exciting new experience. 

  • Create craveable products matching classic meat flavors and take them to new heights with culinary blends for memorable taste experiences.

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Antimicrobials - DuraShield

Improve the safety and shelf life of refrigerated meat analogs by impeding the growth of common spoilage microorganisms and pathogens with our powerful antimicrobials. Rely on our years of experience and proven solutions mitigating microbial spoilage to help make your products a success. 

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Natural Color Solutions

Take advantage of the many formulations we offer to meet your specific technical needs. From varying pH stability, to maintaining color through the entire shelf life, our range has colors that can be incorporated into every step in your process.

  • Achieve convincing colors for both raw and cooked appearances, such as a red/pink raw plant-based burger that cooks to a mouth-watering brown.

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Insights & Resources

Learn more about our natural ingredient solutions for savory foods & brewed beverages.

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