We’re an insatiably curious, collaborative team of experts in culinary, food science and nutrition. Together we harness the power of amino acids to elevate the nutrition and taste of food to a whole new level of deliciousness. Field to farm to table, we focus on quality, sustainability and personalized service — bringing the joy of eating well and living well full circle.
With our broad portfolio of innovative ingredient solutions that span the savory, sweet and texture categories, we’re able to solve all types of formulation challenges.
We established our name with the world’s first umami seasoning, monosodium glutamate, and today offer a variety of savory ingredients, sweeteners, texture ingredients, amino acids, specialty ingredients and more.
Our Food Innovation Team has a virtual engagement production studio, sensory laboratory, dry/liquid seasoning laboratories and more to provide solutions that support a wide variety of projects.
We start with high quality materials, for example, locally grown cane sugar and corn. Then, we tap into our fermentation technology expertise to produce our ingredients to the absolute highest standard possible.
Through our commitment to science, we bridge the gap between great taste and nutrition to help our customers develop delicious and healthful products.
Deliver texture, enhance indulgent dairy notes or boost savory and sweet taste with our diverse ingredient solutions.
Enhance taste, improve texture, and easily bond pieces of meat, poultry, & seafood products.
Craft flavorful vegan and vegetarian products that stand out from the rest with our portfolio of taste and texture improving solutions.
Deliver bold flavor in your sauces and dressings with our portfolio of ingredients.
More Than Gourmet's Culinary Grade™ products for industrial and food service applications.
AjiSweet Natural Blends are excellent sweetener systems that are a great fit for reduced sugar, no sugar, and clean label formulas.
Our line of yeast-based ingredients enhance taste, is cost-effective, and label-friendly.
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