Flavor manufacturers focus on unique profiles, natural flavors
QualiTech’s Flavor-Lites are crispy, colored and flavored round grain-based particulates that are free-flowing and can be used in various applications such as dairy. They are a unique, cost-effective alternative to traditional sprinkles, according to the company. The particulates have a light bulk density, a low-fat content, a crunchy texture and reduced-sugar content. The product is non-GMO and gluten-free.
European cheese flavors
Edlong’s European Cheese Flavor Collection is a portfolio of authentic, artisanal European cheese profiles. The flavors provide the right profile for product development projects with well-known flavors, including brie, Camembert, Comté, Edam, Emmental, feta, goat, gorgonzola, Gouda and gruyere. All flavors are natural, Kosher Pareve, non-GMO, Halal-certifiable and Whole Foods-compliant.
Honey fig flavor for yogurt
Synergy’s executive chef recently created a product that pairs fig with honey. The Honey Fig Flavor duo can be paired with a variety of food and beverage applications. The company has showcased the flavor combination in applications like Greek yogurt and tea.
Non-GMO verified flavor line
Flavorchem’s new line of non-GMO verified flavors can be used in a variety of food and beverage applications. The verified flavors are in strict compliance with the non-GMO Project Product Verification Program. The company also expanded its line of enzyme-modified cheeses (EMC). EMC dairy flavors are made from a special blend of natural cheese with added lipases and other natural food-grade enzymes, and as a result are all-natural with no preservatives. According to the company, EMC’s offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional cheese ingredients with fewer calories, while still providing a full-bodied flavor profile.
S&D Coffee & Tea produces MilkSplash, a zero-calorie flavoring designed to be added to milk, milkshakes and steamers. It is available in a variety of flavors, including cocoa, banana, cookies and cream, and cherry. It is now available for foodservice in two formats, a 14-ounce bottle with pump and the single serving Lil’ Splashers.
Mother Murphy’s N&A Pumpkin Pie Filling Type Flavor Emulsion has a balanced spicy and sweet pumpkin filling flavor profile, according to the company. The pumpkin flavor can work in all types of dairy applications including ice cream, sweet milk, yogurt and dips.
Custom dessert flavors
California Custom Fruits & Flavors offers custom fruit and flavor ingredients to dairy, foodservice and beverage companies. The company developed a yogurt dessert concept that offers layers of flavor, texture and visual appeal. One flavor option is Pina Colada yogurt parfait, which features a layer of toasted coconut drizzle in a coconut cream yogurt base, and another layer of grilled pineapple fruit base.