Unforgettable Eating Experiences
Our passion for the art of food is grounded by our scientific expertise, and enhanced by culinary mastery. Let us provide you the solutions you need to create meals that capture the consumers' hearts.
Nuanced needs are emerging–consumers are looking for options that have more natural and authentic ingredients, more interesting and sophisticated flavor combinations, that contain low to no salt, as well as products that provide additional health and wellness benefits without sacrificing taste. To succeed in today's savory market you need a partner with a holistic understanding of how to create winning products that meet these needs.
Expertise from Experience
With the rise of new sources of protein and healthier ingredients, 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 with our extensive knowledge across:
Flavors to Suit Any Meal & Moment
Whether the aroma of chicken wafting through the kitchen or that juicy first bite of a charcoal-grilled burger, we craft eating moments that consumers crave.
Our understanding and respect for local cooking traditions allow our chefs and flavorists to create tastes that are not only ground in deep scientific understanding, but also capture the critical points during cooking process that drive positive emotions and brand loyalty.
WHAT TONALITY EXCELLENCE MEANS FOR YOU
Satisfying Your Consumer
Our proprietary Savory consumer and market insights and global sensory capabilities enable you to better understand your consumer so that you can develop and deliver a product that satisfies their needs and desires.
The Flexitarian Challenge: Discover the tensions consumers face when exploring alternative protein options and how you can solve these unmet needs.
Create an Emotional Brand: Don't stop at great taste–establish an emotional connection with your product using Firmenich Emotions 360, a 14-market survey 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 global look at how consumers are reacting to the crisis.
Smart Solutions for the Future of Protein
We are constantly working with global experts, chefs and our customers to advance innovative green protein solutions that are nutritious, tasty and sustainable. We are promoting alternative proteins and putting them center of plate, catalyzing a shift toward more sustainable protein production and consumption to enhance wellbeing for all. Our solutions offer limitless possibilities in creating vegetarian and vegan alternatives to traditional meat and dairy based products in savory, sweet and beverages. We focus on the total eating experience to address all product development needs holistically, which we feel is the “smart” way.
Addressing the Challenges of Taste & Texture Naturally
Whether it is reducing sodium levels while maintaining consumer preference, creating delicious foods with cleaner labels or formulating texture using natural ingredients, we can help:
Meet the demand for healthier products
The need to reduce sodium continues to be a global challenge. With the broadest taste palette in the industry, combined with a predictive modelling system, Firmenich can create solutions to meet any need. Let us show you how we can help you reduce the reliance on salt without compromising on taste.
Innovative Natural Functionality
The acquisition of Campus, pioneers in natural functional ingredients, brings an exciting dimension to our capabilities that goes beyond flavor. We can now offer the most comprehensive range of flavor and functional ingredients to address the textural challenges of proteins, cutting across animal and plant-based products.
The need for cleaner labels
Firmenich understands Umami. Whether its replacing MSG while maintaining the taste, or understanding how to drive consumer preference, we have the expertise. Through our industry-leading receptor research program we are constantly evolving new ways to make food taste delicious but without the negative labeling.
Deliver Flavor Impact for Your Desired Experience
Whether you aim to deliver tastes that enhance the perception of freshness in prepared foods or require tailored ingredient delivery solutions, Firmenich has the technology and expertise to create the perfect flavor profile, release, protection, and texture for the optimal experience for your consumers.
The Culinary Anthropology approach allows you to directly collaborate with forward-thinking chefs to accelerate innovation through creative ideation and rapid-prototyping.
Your Partner for Success
Each new Savory product comes with its own unique market goals, objectives and requirements. Choosing the right partner is the difference in achieving a successful product launch.