Food Protection and Fermentation


We specialise in natural shelf life solutions. Explore our existing products or partner
with us for a tailored formulation.

Why natural shelf life solutions?

Keep food and beverages safe and free from spoilage while retaining great taste and delivering a cleaner label.

When you choose our naturally derived fermented ingredients, you choose:

  • Removal of artificial preservatives and E numbers
  • Experienced technical support teams
  • Traceable, high quality raw materials
  • Truth in labelling and origin
  • Consistent functionality
  • Fermentation expertise and supply chain mitigation
  • Defined processing and more concentrated products
  • Clear, transparently labelled ingredients
  • A 50-year legacy of creating natural, fermentation-derived ingredients

 

See how natural shelf life solutions can enhance:

Kerry food protection solutions solve common bakery challenges. Our off-the-shelf and custom formulations:

  • Offer natural solutions for mould inhibition in baked goods
  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and freshness
  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial preservatives
  • Complement flavour and aroma attributes
  • Are available in certified non-GMO, organic-compliant and gluten-free formats

 

Our range of fermented ingredients for bakery, which are formulated to work with a range of products such as yeast-leavened breads, tortillas, pizza crusts, buns and bakery fillings, includes:

  • UpGrade™
  • DuraFresh™
  • HyBake™
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Kerry food protection solutions solve common meat challenges. Our off-the-shelf and custom performance solutions:

  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and appearance
  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial preservatives
  • Enhance the sensory profile and complement flavour and aroma attributes
  • Are available in certified non-GMO and organic-compliant formats
  • Provide starter cultures for meat applications

Our range of clean label ingredients for meat, poultry and seafood, which are formulated to work with a range of products such as deli meats, hot dogs, jerky, bacon, poultry, meat snacks and fresh meat, includes:

  • Accel™
  • DuraFresh™
  • Natural Flavouring
  • Saga™ meat starter cultures

Kerry food protection solutions solve common prepared meal challenges. Our off-the-shelf and custom functional blends:

  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and appearance
  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial additives
  • Enhance the sensory profile and complement flavour and aroma attributes
  • Are available in certified organic-compliant and gluten-free formats

 

Our range of fermented ingredients for prepared meals, which are formulated to work with a range of meal components, sauces and finished meals, includes:

  • DuraFresh™
  • Natural Flavouring

 

Kerry food protection solutions offer solutions to common dairy problems. Our off-the-shelf and custom formulations:

  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and appearance
  • Offer a clean label alternative to traditional chemical preservatives
  • Add an excellent sensory profile that complements flavour and aroma attributes
  • Provide starter cultures for dairy applications

Our range of ingredients, which are formulated to work with a range of dairy products such as processed cheese, cultured yoghurt, quark, kefir, fruit fillings and cottage cheese includes:

  • DuraFresh™
  • Natural Flavouring
  • Fargo™ starter cultures

 

Kerry food protection solutions are designed to optimise pet and animal nutrition and health. Our off-the-shelf and tailored formulations are designed to work with food for pets and other animals.

Our pet solutions:

  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial preservatives in pet food
  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf-life, safety, palatability and freshness of pet foods
  • Meet the strict requirements for use in pet food

Our animal solutions:

  • Offer an alternative to antibiotics in animal feed
  • Help maintain feed conversion efficiency
  • Support digestive wellness in swine and poultry during periods of stress

Our range of food protection solutions for animal nutrition, which are formulated to work with products such as raw pet food, semi-moist treats and cereal-based animal feed, includes:

  • UpGrade™ AF
  • Accel™
  • DuraFresh™

 

Bakery

Kerry food protection solutions solve common bakery challenges. Our off-the-shelf and custom formulations:

  • Offer natural solutions for mould inhibition in baked goods
  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and freshness
  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial preservatives
  • Complement flavour and aroma attributes
  • Are available in certified non-GMO, organic-compliant and gluten-free formats

 

Our range of fermented ingredients for bakery, which are formulated to work with a range of products such as yeast-leavened breads, tortillas, pizza crusts, buns and bakery fillings, includes:

  • UpGrade™
  • DuraFresh™
  • HyBake™
  •  

Meat

Kerry food protection solutions solve common meat challenges. Our off-the-shelf and custom performance solutions:

  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and appearance
  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial preservatives
  • Enhance the sensory profile and complement flavour and aroma attributes
  • Are available in certified non-GMO and organic-compliant formats
  • Provide starter cultures for meat applications

Our range of clean label ingredients for meat, poultry and seafood, which are formulated to work with a range of products such as deli meats, hot dogs, jerky, bacon, poultry, meat snacks and fresh meat, includes:

  • Accel™
  • DuraFresh™
  • Natural Flavouring
  • Saga™ meat starter cultures

Prepared Meals

Kerry food protection solutions solve common prepared meal challenges. Our off-the-shelf and custom functional blends:

  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and appearance
  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial additives
  • Enhance the sensory profile and complement flavour and aroma attributes
  • Are available in certified organic-compliant and gluten-free formats

 

Our range of fermented ingredients for prepared meals, which are formulated to work with a range of meal components, sauces and finished meals, includes:

  • DuraFresh™
  • Natural Flavouring

 

Dairy

Kerry food protection solutions offer solutions to common dairy problems. Our off-the-shelf and custom formulations:

  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf life and appearance
  • Offer a clean label alternative to traditional chemical preservatives
  • Add an excellent sensory profile that complements flavour and aroma attributes
  • Provide starter cultures for dairy applications

Our range of ingredients, which are formulated to work with a range of dairy products such as processed cheese, cultured yoghurt, quark, kefir, fruit fillings and cottage cheese includes:

  • DuraFresh™
  • Natural Flavouring
  • Fargo™ starter cultures

 

Animal Nutrtion

Kerry food protection solutions are designed to optimise pet and animal nutrition and health. Our off-the-shelf and tailored formulations are designed to work with food for pets and other animals.

Our pet solutions:

  • Offer a clean label alternative to artificial preservatives in pet food
  • Optimise taste, texture, shelf-life, safety, palatability and freshness of pet foods
  • Meet the strict requirements for use in pet food

Our animal solutions:

  • Offer an alternative to antibiotics in animal feed
  • Help maintain feed conversion efficiency
  • Support digestive wellness in swine and poultry during periods of stress

Our range of food protection solutions for animal nutrition, which are formulated to work with products such as raw pet food, semi-moist treats and cereal-based animal feed, includes:

  • UpGrade™ AF
  • Accel™
  • DuraFresh™

 

Food Protection and Fermentation Solutions:
3 benefits to consider

Consumer Appeal

Fermented ingredients and flavours are recognised as natural and appreciated by consumers for their consistent quality and clean labels.

Authenticity

Our naturally derived functional ingredients have a 50-year history of being made from superior raw materials and minimal processing.

Shelf Life

Our natural ingredients maintain fresh taste and enhance shelf life, improving sustainability while reducing food waste.

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