Dairy & Alternatives
Formulation solutions for dairy & alternative markets
Dairy & Alternatives Market Solutions
Whether you’re developing dairy or dairy alternative applications, authenticity is key!
In today’s market it doesn’t matter if you’re formulating a dairy ice cream or a plant-based yogurt, consumers expectations are the same – authentic, indulgent dairy taste.
Dairy Done Differently
As part of the Carbery group, we have an unrivalled knowledge when it comes to creating dairy flavours and working with dairy market products.
We combine the expertise of master cheese makers and innovative dairy processors with passionate flavour creators.
- Our heritage in dairy allows us to replicate authentic profiles for plant-based.
- Our delicious dairy portfolio offers a multisensory and multidimensional experience in traditional and plant-based food and beverages.
- Our solutions help improve mouthfeel, correct off-notes and deliver authentic flavours to provide an indulgent experience that’s tailor-made for your product.
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Insights & Inspiration
Viva Magenta: flavours inspired by the 2023 Colour of the Year
Flavours inspired by 2023 Colour of the Yearread more
A Taste of Winter: deliciously cosy food and drink flavours
This festive season is full of innovation, discover out favourite flavours in food and beveragesread more
2022 Food and Drink Trends | Part Two
When Synergy revealed four key trends that would shape the future of food and drink for 2021-2022…read more
Blonde chocolate, also known as caramelised or golden chocolate, is making a return to our shelves and social media feeds.read more
Trending sweet flavours, as selected by Michelin Star Chefs
Dive into the dessert menus at the UK and Ireland’s top eating spots as we pick out the most popular flavours and ingredients.read more
2022 Food and Drink Trends | Part One
In part one of our trend refresh we revisit two of the key trends of 2021-22 and highlight the key consumers driving change in 2022 and beyond.read more
Plant-based or taste: do we need to choose?
Did you know that global retail sales of plant-based food alternatives are tipped to reach up to $162 billion by 2030?read more
2021 food and drink trends: the consumers driving innovation
Download the full 2021 consumer and trends report Staying ahead of the curve has always been the difference between success and failure within the food industry, but in today’s world of social media this is even more prevalent.read more
Satisfy consumer cravings with ‘conscious indulgence’
Consumers want guilt-free moments of indulgence, meaning they want satisfying products that are free from “bad” ingredients and are high in “good” ingredients.read more
Ready, Steady, Gouda
Texture, flavour intensity and premium ingredients are key product attributes on which baked goods can be judged.read more
2020 consumer trends: the future of food & drink
As an industry, we are constantly working to anticipate consumer trends, to capitalise on the next big thing. As is the case in fashion, in food and drink, some trends are fleeting, while others evolve, have regular revivals, or become permanent fixtures.read more
Christmas 2019 in a Chest-nutshell and 2020 Predictions
As everyone is polishing off the last of the mince pies, we take a look at what was a hit on the shelves this Christmas and the flavours to look out for as we look ahead to Christmas 2020.read more
In the ‘sport-light’ – how key global sporting events could drive interest in Japanese food & drink
Sporting events are well known to influence trending flavours, in 2012, when the Olympics were held in London there was a proudly British theme echoing the support of the host nation.read more
Flavour solutions meat and poultry products
Getting good flavour delivery throughout a piece of meat or poultry can be challenging, particularly in factory setting.read more
Vibrant violet: purple sweet potato is a hit with consumers
Increasingly, consumers are paying more attention to Instagrammable food and drinks, and are spending more time than ever browsing and uploading images of food…read more
Hokkaido milk: premium dairy from Japan
Hokkaido is the northernmost island of Japan, and at 22% of the country’s total land area, it is also the second largest!read more
Butter – concerned about recipe costs? We have the solution
Butter has certainly grabbed the headlines in terms of price volatility with the chief executive of Arla going so far as to warn that this could translate into a butter shortage by Christmas.read more
Power to the plants: blooming botanicals
We’re taking it back to nature as we explore the latest trend that is in full bloom across the food and beverage industry.read more
Fall in love with chocolate this Valentine’s Day
Pralines, truffles galore and heart-shaped chocolate boxes have long been associated with the 14th of February, but why are we so obsessed with offering sweets to our sweethearts on Valentine’s Day?read more
Busy bees – a behind the scenes look at developing Synergy’s true-to-nature honey range
In our last blog post, we discovered how honey is gaining traction across the food and beverage industry and is increasingly used to flavour a wide range of applications.read more
What’s all the buzz about honey?
People have been drawn to the taste of honey for as long as bees have been building hives. With its popularity rising among consumers, honey is appearing on product labels for everything from yoghurts to alcoholic beverages.read more
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