Sweet Flavors and Extracts


Our carefully sourced sweet and beverage flavors, extracts and distillates—including our SimplyNature™ line—deliver a world of natural tastes inspired by the earth and perfected by our scientists.

Sweet taste ingredients derived from food, for food

Our extensive sourcing network, scientific know-how,
state-of-the-art processing technologies and extraction expertise allow us to create natural taste solutions for a wide range of applications.

 

SimplyNatureTM


Explore our natural flavours and sweet taste products

SimplyNature Vanilla

Kerry sources high quality vanilla beans from key growing areas such as Madagascar, Mexico, Papua New Guinea and Tahiti, working with local community farmers familiar with the delicate pollination and harvest process. Our vanilla extraction know-how is brought to life by a team of specialists in Grasse, France.

  • Kerry vanilla products includes extracts, infusions, distillates and absolutes, natural flavorings and flavors.

  • Each product comes with a nuanced profile, from creamy, caramel, floral and beany to anisic or even smoky, depending on application need and labeling requirements.
  • Each bean variety we work with delivers a unique taste profile based on its origin and species.

  • Our vanilla products are traceable and some come with fair-trade and organic certification.

SimplyNature Cocoa

Kerry’s network of farming partners have for generations given us access to the best quality cocoa from Ghana, Cameroon, Brazil and the Ivory Coast. Our team of cocoa processing, extraction and distillation experts, based in Grasse, France, are world leaders in creating cocoa and chocolate extracts and flavors.

  • Kerry brings pioneering and industry-leading expertise in cocoa sourcing and extraction utilizing local food knowledge to bring out the best from our cocoa.

  • Kerry cocoa offerings range from clear distillates to highly concentrated dark cocoa extracts, including building blocks for profile varieties ranging from dark to milk to white.
  • Our cocoa products include fair-trade, organic and origin certified options.

  • This portfolio is not designed to replace cocoa powder; rather, it offers benefits such standardizing profiles to overcome the taste variations associated with cocoa powder.

SimplyNature Coffee

Kerry’s end-to-end coffee expertise includes selecting high quality beans from nature, roasting, extracting, and crafting tailored delivery systems to suit a wide range of applications. Our Roastmasters, Flavorists, Scientists, and Baristas take pride in perfecting coffee experiences that are consistent, clean label and sustainably produced. Through roasting and our patented environmentally-friendly extraction processes, the experts in our Portland, Maine, and Grasse, France, centers capture subtle, sophisticated notes that can be blended to meet taste profile requirements.

  • We craft industry-leading taste experiences at our roastery in Portland, Maine and ensure product consistency by evaluating our coffee beans for optimal moisture content, density, bean size, and roasting level.

  • Kerry coffee beans are tested for moisture content, density, bean size and freshness to provide a consistently great taste.

  • Our premium coffee extracts combine rich, full-bodied flavour with great full mouthfeel for various applications in beverage, bakery and dairy.
  • Our range includes coffeehouse flavors, dry and liquid extracts, concentrates and ready-to-drink products that can be used in retail and foodservice channels.

  • Through longstanding relationships with suppliers from around the world - including those in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Mexico, Colombia and Sumatra - we capture the subtle and sophisticated variations in coffee to meet taste profile requirements.

SimplyNature Fruit & Veg

Kerry’s global sourcing team ensures a constant supply of the highest quality fruit and vegetable ingredients, which our scientists turn into natural taste solutions. By understanding the challenges our customers face around labeling and authenticity, we’re able to respond with solutions optimized for every process and channel.

  • We offer extracts, purees and high quality fruit and vegetable products that can be used across applications, from bakery to beverages and culinary to confections.

  • Our diverse fruit and vegetable portfolio of natural ingredients can simplify processing, preserve nutritional properties and meet labeling requirements.
  • Our clean label taste solutions include 100% FTNFs and FTNJs, restoration aromas (specializing in apple, pear and citrus fruits), Crystal® powders and RaviFruit purees and extracts.

SimplyNature Botanicals

Kerry has honored the traditional craft of botanical extraction to create a range of aromatic single extracts and customized botanical blends. We work closely with a worldwide network of dedicated growers to ensure a high quality, traceable, trusted and organic (as required) supply for extracting and distilling. Kerry’s botanical extracts are created in our centers in Mozzo, Italy; Grasse, France and Clark, New Jersey.

  • Our extracts contain only carefully selected natural ingredients that are distinct and authentic.

  • Our innovative processing technologies allow us to capture maximum flavor from the plants.
  • Botanical extracts deliver on the consumer need for sophisticated taste and cleaner labels.

  • Our natural botanical solutions can deliver specialty geographic credentials, such as having provenance from Africa, Ireland, Scotland, Iran, France, Italy or China.

SimplyNature Citrus

We are global leaders in citrus sourcing and extract, partnering with select fruit juice providers to deliver the best taste from high quality raw materials. We source fruits from Brazil, the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Mexico and China and parts of the Middle East, turning carefully selected raw materials into unique, stable ingredients and flavors. Kerry’s Citrus Center of Excellence is in the heart of the U.S.’s citrus growing region, Lakeland, Florida, and our extraction centers are in Grasse, France and Clark, New Jersey.

  • Kerry natural citrus ingredients include oils, fractions, aromas, specialty ingredients, emulsions, natural flavors and extracts.

  • We also supply clean-label taste solutions for 100% juices and nectars, including 100% FTNF and FTNJ restoration aromas.

  • Our citrus products can be used in applications including beverage, confectionery, savory and dairy.
  • These citrus products are rigorously tested for optimal stability and solubility while staying true to the fruit taste experience.

  • We are dedicated to developing supply chain strategies that combat sourcing and quality challenges such as citrus greening.

Vanilla

SimplyNature Vanilla

Kerry sources high quality vanilla beans from key growing areas such as Madagascar, Mexico, Papua New Guinea and Tahiti, working with local community farmers familiar with the delicate pollination and harvest process. Our vanilla extraction know-how is brought to life by a team of specialists in Grasse, France.

  • Kerry vanilla products includes extracts, infusions, distillates and absolutes, natural flavorings and flavors.

  • Each product comes with a nuanced profile, from creamy, caramel, floral and beany to anisic or even smoky, depending on application need and labeling requirements.
  • Each bean variety we work with delivers a unique taste profile based on its origin and species.

  • Our vanilla products are traceable and some come with fair-trade and organic certification.

Cocoa

SimplyNature Cocoa

Kerry’s network of farming partners have for generations given us access to the best quality cocoa from Ghana, Cameroon, Brazil and the Ivory Coast. Our team of cocoa processing, extraction and distillation experts, based in Grasse, France, are world leaders in creating cocoa and chocolate extracts and flavors.

  • Kerry brings pioneering and industry-leading expertise in cocoa sourcing and extraction utilizing local food knowledge to bring out the best from our cocoa.

  • Kerry cocoa offerings range from clear distillates to highly concentrated dark cocoa extracts, including building blocks for profile varieties ranging from dark to milk to white.
  • Our cocoa products include fair-trade, organic and origin certified options.

  • This portfolio is not designed to replace cocoa powder; rather, it offers benefits such standardizing profiles to overcome the taste variations associated with cocoa powder.

Coffee

SimplyNature Coffee

Kerry’s end-to-end coffee expertise includes selecting high quality beans from nature, roasting, extracting, and crafting tailored delivery systems to suit a wide range of applications. Our Roastmasters, Flavorists, Scientists, and Baristas take pride in perfecting coffee experiences that are consistent, clean label and sustainably produced. Through roasting and our patented environmentally-friendly extraction processes, the experts in our Portland, Maine, and Grasse, France, centers capture subtle, sophisticated notes that can be blended to meet taste profile requirements.

  • We craft industry-leading taste experiences at our roastery in Portland, Maine and ensure product consistency by evaluating our coffee beans for optimal moisture content, density, bean size, and roasting level.

  • Kerry coffee beans are tested for moisture content, density, bean size and freshness to provide a consistently great taste.

  • Our premium coffee extracts combine rich, full-bodied flavour with great full mouthfeel for various applications in beverage, bakery and dairy.
  • Our range includes coffeehouse flavors, dry and liquid extracts, concentrates and ready-to-drink products that can be used in retail and foodservice channels.

  • Through longstanding relationships with suppliers from around the world - including those in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Mexico, Colombia and Sumatra - we capture the subtle and sophisticated variations in coffee to meet taste profile requirements.

Fruit & Veg

SimplyNature Fruit & Veg

Kerry’s global sourcing team ensures a constant supply of the highest quality fruit and vegetable ingredients, which our scientists turn into natural taste solutions. By understanding the challenges our customers face around labeling and authenticity, we’re able to respond with solutions optimized for every process and channel.

  • We offer extracts, purees and high quality fruit and vegetable products that can be used across applications, from bakery to beverages and culinary to confections.

  • Our diverse fruit and vegetable portfolio of natural ingredients can simplify processing, preserve nutritional properties and meet labeling requirements.
  • Our clean label taste solutions include 100% FTNFs and FTNJs, restoration aromas (specializing in apple, pear and citrus fruits), Crystal® powders and RaviFruit purees and extracts.

Botanicals

SimplyNature Botanicals

Kerry has honored the traditional craft of botanical extraction to create a range of aromatic single extracts and customized botanical blends. We work closely with a worldwide network of dedicated growers to ensure a high quality, traceable, trusted and organic (as required) supply for extracting and distilling. Kerry’s botanical extracts are created in our centers in Mozzo, Italy; Grasse, France and Clark, New Jersey.

  • Our extracts contain only carefully selected natural ingredients that are distinct and authentic.

  • Our innovative processing technologies allow us to capture maximum flavor from the plants.
  • Botanical extracts deliver on the consumer need for sophisticated taste and cleaner labels.

  • Our natural botanical solutions can deliver specialty geographic credentials, such as having provenance from Africa, Ireland, Scotland, Iran, France, Italy or China.

Citrus

SimplyNature Citrus

We are global leaders in citrus sourcing and extract, partnering with select fruit juice providers to deliver the best taste from high quality raw materials. We source fruits from Brazil, the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Mexico and China and parts of the Middle East, turning carefully selected raw materials into unique, stable ingredients and flavors. Kerry’s Citrus Center of Excellence is in the heart of the U.S.’s citrus growing region, Lakeland, Florida, and our extraction centers are in Grasse, France and Clark, New Jersey.

  • Kerry natural citrus ingredients include oils, fractions, aromas, specialty ingredients, emulsions, natural flavors and extracts.

  • We also supply clean-label taste solutions for 100% juices and nectars, including 100% FTNF and FTNJ restoration aromas.

  • Our citrus products can be used in applications including beverage, confectionery, savory and dairy.
  • These citrus products are rigorously tested for optimal stability and solubility while staying true to the fruit taste experience.

  • We are dedicated to developing supply chain strategies that combat sourcing and quality challenges such as citrus greening.

Our portfolio of reliably sourced all natural extracts


A myriad of other sweet tastes

Kerry’s sweet and beverage flavor offerings go beyond our SimplyNature line to deliver fresh from nature taste profiles with labeling consumers can feel good about. From natural flavors to natural flavor WONFs to organic compliant and certified, our flavorists, sensory and analytical scientists create and validate the performance of our flavors across a range of food and beverages.

 

Some of our most notable taste products bring the authentic taste of:

  • Refreshing, juicy and lively orchard fruits such as apple, pear, plum and peach

  • Succulent berries such as strawberry, raspberry, blackcurrant and gooseberry

  • Exotic tropical fruits such as banana, pineapple, lychee, pitaya and rambutan

  • Indulgent brown and dessert notes such as caramel, toffee, nuts, pastry and maple

  • Creamy dairy products such as butter, milk and cream—including dairy-free options

  • Famous alcohol and cocktail blends or fantasy flavors such as cola and tutti frutti