• 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • Kalsec Announces Lupulock™ Encapsulated Hop Oils

    Kalsec is proud to launch Lupulock™ Encapsulated Hop Oils. Lupulock is a groundbreaking natural alternative to hop cones and pellets that enables brewers to accelerate production and reduce waste while delivering consistent, authentic flavors and aromas. The Sustainable Brewing Option Compared to hop cones and pellets, Lupulock can be stored in ambient temperatures for up […]

  • Kalsec 2020 Social Responsibility Report

    Kalsec is proud to announce our corporate 2020 social responsibility (CSR) report. 2020 was a revolutionary year for companies worldwide in terms of social justice, workplace safety, and sustainability. A global pandemic impacted businesses everywhere, and Kalsec was not an exception. While the Covid-19 pandemic altered several goals as we shifted focus, it also helped […]

  • The Don Berdahl Center for New Technology

    Kalsec celebrated the opening of our newest facility with a dedication ceremony on Thursday, July 22, 2021. The Don Berdahl Center for New Technology is named in honor of Dr. Don Berdahl, who retired as the company’s Chief Technical Officer in 2019. Kalsec invested over $10 million in the project, which will support deeper collaboration […]

  • Expanded Collaboration with Codexis, Inc.

    Kalsec expanded our research collaboration with Codexis, Inc., a leading enzyme engineering company enabling the promise of synthetic biology, by entering into an exclusive supply agreement for a novel enzyme to sustainably produce Kalsec’s newest generation of natural hop acid. Novel Natural Hop Acids Codexis’ latest novel performance enzyme product, developed in close collaboration with […]

  • Kalsec Achieves ‘Excellent’ SQF Rating

    Kalsec has once again received an ‘Excellent’ rating during our 2021 annual Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 re-certification, the highest rating possible under the Global Food Safety Initiative. This is Kalsec’s fourth consecutive year of achieving an ‘Excellent’ rating. Kalsec first achieved Level 2 SQF certification in 2014. “We are very proud of this […]

  • Top Food Trend Predictions for 2021

    With many aspects of 2021 tentative – travel, consumption preferences, health and wealth – predicting food trends for 2021 is challenging. Covid-19 restrictions are still affecting how people consume food, purchase groceries, eat at restaurants and interact with quick-service restaurants in 2021. Kalsec global market research experts are predicting six trends that we expect to […]

  • Trend Brief: Classic Flavors

    As consumers face new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing a resurgence of interest in flavors that are familiar. This means a renewed interest in classic flavors for each region of the world like garlic, onion, teriyaki and Sichuan. Consumers are looking for comfort and convenience, and food is a source where they […]

  • Beer Sensory Expertise

    Kalsec® application scientists and flavor chemists are experts at creating special flavor and aroma characteristics by blending hop oils with other natural flavors. Our team of hop and flavor chemists and hop applications scientists combine hop oil fractions into unique Kalsec blended hop aroma and flavor extracts. As part of our sensory expertise, Kalsec’s beer […]