Taste modulation

Create flavour, balance and harmony with our taste modulation solutions.

Brings out taste and flavour of your recipe

Ohly’s expert-crafted taste modulation solutions enhance the perception of existing flavours in food products without imparting a taste of their own. These solutions are ideal when ingredients are added or replaced or if the taste quality has changed. 

Whether you need to bring out spice profiles or elevate aged dairy notes, our experts will help you find the right solution.

Key benefits

  • Bring out spicy notes and heat in seasonings and sauces
  • Extend lingering spice and meaty after-tastes
  • Create a perception of juiciness in plant-based foods
  • Brings fruit flavours to life to help create a more authentic taste in dressings and sauces
  • Rounds off acidity in shelf-stable foods by increasing the overall taste profile and masking acid

How yeast extracts contribute to taste modulation solutions

Yeast has several properties that make it a natural way to change the taste of foods.

Glutamic acid: this stimulates the tongue’s taste receptors, enhancing savoury and meaty flavours

Nucleotides, peptides and amino acids: these components make flavours more complex and richer

Masking undesirable flavours: the natural umami taste of yeast can cover up unwanted flavours from functional ingredients

Enhancing saltiness perception: the heightened umami sensation created by yeast extracts can lead the brain to interpret the overall taste as saltier even when salt content is reduced

Why choose Ohly for your food applications?

All kinds of food manufacturers trust us to enhance their products. Here’s why:

  • Expertise: we’ve been making yeast products for almost 200 years
  • High quality standards: strict quality control means you get reliable and consistent products
  • A skilled team: our talented professionals never stop refining our processes and ingredients for you
  • Innovation: we are focussed on researching and developing new and better ingredients
  • Sustainability: we can help in your carbon reduction journey with carbon-neutral products