Sweet Flavors and Extracts


Our carefully sourced sweet and beverage flavors, extracts and distillates—including our Simply Nature™ line—deliver the best of nature inspired by the earth and perfected by our scientists and flavorists. 

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. 

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Explore our natural flavors and sweet taste products

Simply Nature 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 flavours.

  • 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 standardising profiles to overcome the taste variations associated with cocoa powder.

Learn more about our Simply Nature cocoa

Simply Nature 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 flavourings and flavours.

  • Each product comes with a nuanced profile, from creamy, caramel, floral and beany to anisic or even smoky, depending on application need and labelling 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 Fairtrade and organic certification.

Learn more about our sustainable vanilla extracts and flavours

Simply Nature 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, USA, 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.

Learn more about our Simply Nature coffee extracts and flavours

Cocoa

Simply Nature 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 flavours.

  • 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 standardising profiles to overcome the taste variations associated with cocoa powder.

Learn more about our Simply Nature cocoa

Vanilla

Simply Nature 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 flavourings and flavours.

  • Each product comes with a nuanced profile, from creamy, caramel, floral and beany to anisic or even smoky, depending on application need and labelling 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 Fairtrade and organic certification.

Learn more about our sustainable vanilla extracts and flavours

Coffee

Simply Nature 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, USA, 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.

Learn more about our Simply Nature coffee extracts and flavours



Our portfolio of reliably sourced all natural extracts



A myriad of other sweet tastes

Kerry’s sweet and beverage flavor offerings go beyond our Simply Nature 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