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Salt & Umami

Making Healthier Taste Great

Firmenich TasteElements® enable you to address consumer demand for lower salt levels and cleaner labeling through:

Salt & Umami Toolkit

The broadest range of flavor ingredients for sodium reduction and clean label umami.


Our predictive modeling system for accelerated development & optimal formulation design.

Nature-Inspired Innovation

Industry leading receptor-based screening program for new molecule discoveries inspired by nature and culinary traditions.

A Tailored Approach to Meet your Specific Needs


TasteElements® is not reliant on single ingredients to address your taste challenges. Like a painter uses a palette of colors, our flavorists can employ the broadest range of flavor ingredients to create a taste that will address your performance and brand needs.


  • Sodium Reduction
  • MSG replacement
  • Integrated Solutions Approach
  • Integrated or Generic Solution

Brand Needs

  • Declaration Requirements
  • Supporting Claims
  • Nutritional Needs
  • Cost in Use

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