WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients recognizes the high consumer demand for authentic ethnic flavor profiles for use in a variety of applications. The consumer desire for bold flavors has been documented and WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients can help you in creating a product for the Ethnic Flavor Market. Continual growth has been seen in a variety of Asian markets including Thai, Indian, and Japanese.
The demand for Asian flavors has expanded from dine-in cuisine to the refrigerated/frozen meal, entree, and appetizer markets. Key ingredients in the Asian-type flavor profiles include wasabi and ginger. These ingredients provide signature and distinctive flavors for the Asian flavor market. Other Asian flavor ingredients that are predicted to increase in popularity are kaffir lime, cardamom, and fish sauce. Consumers are increasingly adventurous in their food choices, and growth can be anticipated within the Asian market, with increasing demand for Korean, Vietnamese, Bulgogi, Kimchee, Goi Con, and Pho cuisines. Asian ethnic flavor profiles focus on achieving a balance of sweet, sour, salty, umami, and sometimes spicy -- in the same dish.
WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients offers a variety of flavors, flavor systems as well as finished product concepts for the food and beverage industries. Flavors offer many advantages, as the authentic Asian ingredients can be difficult to source, expensive to use, and may lose many of their delicate nuances after processing. WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients has familiarity with many ethnic foods and knows what makes each distinctive.