Honey is one of the oldest and most natural foods in the world. It has been an established part of almost every culture on earth for thousands of years – as a medicinal remedy, as nectar of the Gods, and even as currency.
Modern consumers today love the fine, aromatic taste of honey in extensive varieties. In very recent times especially, this flavour is being used in a wide range of foods and beverages. The fine taste notes of honey provide the perfect finishing touch to many fruity and spicy taste nuances. This particular taste twist is currently proving especially popular with consumers in Asia, where honey was one of the top ten flavours in 2012. In other parts of the world, too, honey in foods and beverages is becoming ever more popular and is being used increasingly in product innovations.
Use the unique taste of honey in your product innovations.
Thanks to the highly advanced flavour technologies, we offer a large portfolio of compositional flavours which are perfectly modelled on the taste nuances of the different types of honey.
The "royal jelly" in the Döhler flavour portfolio is a range of pure FTNS flavours extracted 100% directly from various honey varieties. These supply the most authentic honey taste Mother Nature has to offer; and without the high sugar content of honey. Döhler FTNS flavours are also free from allergens, allowing them to be used in all foods and beverages without hesitation.
Honey has a long tradition in many countries as the basis of mead (honey wine) or in tea. But the incomparable nuances of honey also give lots of other beverages and foods a full and unique taste. For example, honey flavours are able to develop perfectly in dairy products or spirits, where they add the finishing touch to the taste of hard liquor in particular. But they also add a special note to lemonades, non-alcoholic mulled wines and acidic fruit juice beverages.
Based on a comprehensive ingredient portfolio and our integrated solution approach, we have developed a wide range of innovative beverages and foods with honey flavours for you:
... we support the continuing trend towards naturalness and are global leaders in natural flavours.
... our flavours have been checked for sensory acceptance among consumers by Döhler Sensory & Consumer Science.
... our well-established flavourist expertise allows us to develop flavours which are perfectly tailored to a wide range of applications.
... through our global sites we know the taste preferences of the regions and develop our flavours directly in the regions.
... our worldwide sourcing, own fruit processing and flavour production give us preferential access to premium flavour extracts from fruits, vegetables, tea and other plants. The best raw materials enable the finest nuances that the customer really values, especially when it comes to a sensitive product like tea.
... we implement the latest findings of strategic market and consumer research.
... we use modern technology to create extraordinary flavours.
... whatever we do, we never lose sight of what's important: Best taste, highest stability and premium quality for your finished product!