Fresh Meat Color Stability
As fresh ground meat is a major share of the meat retail space, the appearance of the meat is vital to consumer purchases. Profits deteriorate when discolored ground meat need to be discounted or disposed due to lack of sale.
Methods for shelf life extension in case-ready packaging are critical for optimal profits. In addition, clean label solutions are in high demand.
Acerola and Rosemary Extract Formulations
Natural antioxidants help to extend the color shelf life in case-ready packaging conditions while offering the additional benefits of limiting lipid oxidation. This white paper addresses two case studies in which Kalsec® uses an optimal formulation of rosemary and acerola extracts to provide additional color stability in fresh ground meat and meat products under various packaging conditions.