The Taste of Comfort & Delight
Sweet Goods products are intrinsically linked to pleasure, fun and comfort. Together, we can deliver positive emotions and increased nutrition via extraordinary tasting food, with or without the calories.
Even within permissable indulgences, new needs are emerging.Consumers are looking for sweet goods products that have more natural and authentic ingredients, more interesting and sophisticated flavor combinations and options that contain low to sugar. They are also looking for more nutritional and plant-based choices that don't sacrifice taste. To succeed in today's sweet goods market you need a partner with a holistic understanding of how to create products that meet these needs.
Expertise from Experience
With the blurring of categories, experience becomes more important than ever to ensure the unique qualities and performance that drives consumer preference are present in your new products. We can help you through our extensive knowledge across:
Welcoming Tetra Pak® to the Firmenich ecosystem!
We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Tetra Pak®, the leading food processing and packaging solutions company.
Through this collaboration with the Tetra Pak® team in France, we further set Firmenich up for success by validating the performance of our solutions in shelf-stable conditions and at industrial scale. We expand our ecosystem with industry leaders and pioneers to create healthier, great-tasting, affordable food & beverages for our SmartProteins® Dairy Analogs program. Finally, we join Tetra Pak®, whose motto is “Protects What’s Good”, to reducing the industry impact on the environment by using Tetra Pak® packages, made of recyclable materials.
Satisfying Your Consumer
Our proprietary Sweet Goods consumer and market insights and global sensory capabilities can help you better understand your consumer, enabling you to develop and deliver a product that satisfies their needs and desires.
Create an Emotional Brand: Don't stop at great taste–establish an emotional connection with your product using Firmenich Emotions 360, which connects different food ingredients with the emotions and functionality they evoke in consumers.
Stay informed: Leverage Insights from our Covid-19 Consumer Behavior Study–a comprehensive, ongoing global look at how consumer behaviors and needs are changing during the crisis.
of consumers are searching for vanilla, chocolate & caramel flavors to lift their mood.
of consumers are counting or cutting back on calories.
of women are consuming more plant-based dairy products.
of consumers are paying attention to nutritional information.
Flavors to Suit Any Indulgence & Any Moment
We offer an extensive portfolio of Sweet Goods flavors and ingredients to delight your consumers and meet your product, label and claim requirements.
A full range of key Sweet Goods tonalities: Citrus, Red Berries, Tropical and Yellow fruits, Mint, Coffee, Tea, Botanicals, Vanilla and Brown Notes
A portfolio of Natural and Organic compliant Flavors and Extracts to meet regional regulatory needs
Our commitment to the most ethical, traceable and sustainable supply chain, ensuring end-to-end management of critical natural raw materials, consistent quality and uninterrupted continuation of supply
Balancing Taste, Nutrition and Sweetness, Made Simple
Whether you wish to improve texture in an existing product, boost nutrition, or formulate great tasting low to no sugar Sweet Goods products, we can help:
Remove up to 100% of sugar from your product
We can deliver the right level of sweetness, while reducing up to 100% of sugar, and balance with our sweetness modulation flavors.
Design your optimal taste & texture
Our integrated solutions approach allows you to optimize all the sensory attributes of your products, including texture and mouth feel for incomparable great taste.
Deliver Flavor Impact for Your Desired Experience
Whether you're exploring new protein sources or simply addressing a performance challenge, Firmenich has the technology and expertise to deliver the flavor profile, release, protection, and particle size to optimize the experience for your consumers. As pioneers in taste modulation, we can help you with:
- Masking: Unparalleled technologies for a wide range of proteins sources and types including peptides and hydrolyzed proteins.
- Encapsulation: Precise flavor release control to create impactful emotions
- Integrated Solutions: Flavor combined with our proprietary technologies to deliver uncompromised taste even when targeting nutritional benefits.
Your Partner for Success
Each new Sweet Goods product comes with its own unique market goals, objectives and requirements. Choosing the right partner is the difference in achieving a successful product launch: