Possibilities for endless flavor combinations

May 7, 2022

Sauces, dressings andmarinades create endless possibilities for flavor combinations


Add depth and complexity with sauces and dressings

The coveted Millennial demographic demands new, unusual and flavorful foods and beverages. And guess what? There’s an easy way to exceed those expectations: rich sauces, dressings and marinades. Whether taken on their own or in tandem with a particular food, these “add-ons” can offer:

  • New flavors. Moving beyond sweet and savory, sauces and dressings can offer bold new combinations, such as smoke, to offset and enhance the dishes they pair with.
  • Geographic appeal. The Sriracha craze showed that a particular flavor or region can have serious legs — and sales.
  • Clear labeling. Consumers have moved past just wanting to know where their food comes from — now they insist on knowing.

“The majority of new products in sauces and seasonings are using natural ingredients like smoked paprika, naturally smoked vegetables, and/or chipotle to induce smoky firewood notes.”

Identifiable ingredients add authenticity and value to brands

Many products include identifiable pieces of real ingredients, such as chili peppers, onions or garlic, in their sauces, dressings and marinades. This appeals to consumers, who view such inclusions as more proof that the product is more authentic and natural.

Sensient Natural Ingredients’ farm-to-table products, gathered from a global network of sustainable farms, provide the taste, color and flavor that bring authenticity to your products. Let our team work with yours to enhance existing offerings and create dynamic new ones to broaden your product line and capture more market share.

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