Discover the new taste of clean label

Food Specialties | Food Specialties | Brands | Savory

March 31st, 2020


MaxaGourmet™ next generation solutions for clean label, savory taste enrichment

MaxaGourmet™ is a new range of next generation clean label taste ingredients — developed using foodstuffs that consumers are familiar with, such as herbs and vegetables — that naturally enrich premium quality savory foods by providing distinctive flavor notes and adding taste complexity. Inspired by popular cuisines and the flavors created through sautéing, simmering or slow cooking food, MaxaGourmet™ is available in three culinary taste directions — Continental, Mediterranean and Oriental. It helps to create great tasting soups, sauces, seasonings and plant-based meat alternatives that appeal to consumers. 

On-trend, the products in the MaxaGourmet™ range are all clean label solutions that will cater to the needs of savory food producers, flavor houses and seasoning producers, who are looking to tap into the rising consumer demand for more natural savory products with authentic, exciting taste profiles and short, easily recognizable ingredients lists.

The MaxaGourmet™ portfolio was designed by DSM’s taste application experts, using their culinary knowledge and expertise — in combination with DSM’s proprietary process technology — to create a range of balanced, homogeneous ingredients for use in a wide variety of savory food products that create a strong appeal for consumers worldwide.

MaxaGourmet™ — Discover the new taste of clean label!

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    Culinary authenticity

    The culinary inspired process delivers depth of taste and  outperforms single roasted and unprocessed vegetable mixes.

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    Real food labeling

    Natural ingredients and cooking process allow for “real food” label claims.

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    100% natural, vegan, kosher, halal and low in salt.

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    Potent, intense taste

    Only a small amount is needed to achieve the desired taste profile.

Passion for taste

Taste determines consumer preference and the success of a food product. While health is a driver for today’s consumer, no one is going to change their ways of eating if they don’t find their food enjoyable. To develop these winning authentic, artisanal, and unique savory food formats that taste great, we are passionately driven to work together with our customers. And with 150 years’ experience in developing ingredients for the food industry, we have a lot of knowledge that our customers can use to capture the opportunities in today’s market.

Unrivalled customer partnerships for MaxaGourmet™ applications

Our team of savory experts is committed to building truly collaborative partnerships with our customers, with a focus on delivering innovative, agile, audience-relevant solutions.

From idea to product launch, we are here to help you develop the right savory products that are on-trend and appeal to consumers, while also meeting your operational needs.

Get started right away and experience the added value that our flavor ingredients, combined with our expertise, will have for you!

The MaxaGourmet range

  • MaxaGourmet™ Continental

    Reflects the traditional European and North American cuisine. Creates a sautéed or roasted onion and vegetable profile with a meaty flavor.

  • MaxaGourmet™ Oriental

    Reflects the Oriental and Indian cuisine, with a slightly roasted spicy, ginger, onion taste profile.

  • MaxaGourmet™ 

    Reflects the Mediterranean cuisine. Creates a sweet, caramelized flavor and hints of a cooked tomato, onion and herbal profile.