Organic Extracts & Custom Flavors

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  Customers are demanding cleaner and healthier products from their vendors. From popular all-natural diets to new health concerns, consumers want to know that what they’re putting into their bodies is great tasting and nutritious, alongside being natural and ethically sourced. In anticipation of this demand, Custom Flavors has solved another problem that our competitors still haven’t fully addressed:  Customers need more great-tasting organic extracts & flavors to choose from. We Know You Want Organic Flavors & Extracts This permanent shift toward simple, organic ingredients appears to be a process nightmare for some in the flavor industry. Whether they haven’t…

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Contributing to a More Sustainable Future

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At Custom Flavors, we’re dedicated to more than providing the highest quality flavors. We believe in taking care of people, well beyond those who buy from us. To accomplish this goal, we focus on exactly how we impact our community, our environment, and our planet. Since opening our doors in 2005, we’ve closely monitored our energy needs and sustainability metrics with the goal of consistent improvement. With that data, we’ve outlined a path forward to lead the industry in green initiatives by reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and moving toward clean, renewable energy. Let’s take a closer look at…

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July Newsletter: Focus On Summer Flavors

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Summer and Nostalgic Flavors San Clemente is the perfect spot for our headquarters for many reasons and it doesn’t hurt that this town feels like it was built for summer. The beach, blue skies and warm weather are classic California, classic summer. We’ve been working hard to bring the flavors of our past and the iconic California summer to our customers. Our flavorists have developed our version of these classics with a dedicated line of nostalgic flavors. Childhood and summer flavors like old fashioned root beer, orange-creme popsicles and cotton candy are just a few to bring back the memories….

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Spotlight on Favorite Flavors

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Black cherry. Blood Orange. A twist on classic combos. The trends in sweet flavors have taken an exciting turn lately. Black Cherry. A versatile flavor that’s showing up in beverages, baked goods, nutraceuticals and savory sauces. The sweet, tangy, bold taste is traditionally used in jams and sodas, but look for it brightening up vitamins, juices and adding subtle flavor to sparkling water. Blood Orange. Aside from their beautiful maroon coloring, blood oranges have a citrus orange taste along with a surprising raspberry flavor. Sodas, teas, alcoholic beverages and candies are just some of the applications for this popular flavor….

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3 Favorite Takeaways From The Tradeshows

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Wrap up from SCIFT & Natural Products West The Custom Flavors team had a great time at Suppliers’ Night and the Natural Products Expo and we wanted to share a few of our impressions. 1. We were asked over and over about how to mask bitter and off-notes. Fortunately, we’ve done our work in that area and have developed 2 preferred blends for either blocking bitter notes or providing a general smoothing out of the flavor profile, available in both natural and certified organic options. In bringing your product to market, the groundwork we’ve done will save you time and…

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