Organic

Explore certified organic ingredient solutions and partner with dedicated guides to achieve consumer-preferred organic food and beverage labels.

Drive appeal with organic claims

“Organic” is more than a buzzword; consumers perceive organic products to have been made responsibly, sustainably and safely.

As "natural" claims proliferate, today's consumers have become more skeptical about their credibility — and look to organic certifications such as USDA Organic as the gold standard of trust, traceability and transparency in their foods. But delivering the eating experiences and organic label claims consumers seek has challenges, from recipe development and processing hurdles to extracting the consumer insights that matter most.

When you partner with Ingredion, we can make your formulation goals a reality and help you create delicious, consumer-preferred organic foods with optimal sensory appeal. Here’s how Ingredion can help you get the most value and return from your organic investment:

  • Formulation and application expertise to overcome challenges
  • Consumer insights to create the most appeal
  • A broad portfolio of in-demand, certified organic ingredients, including U.S.-produced organic native and functional native corn starches 

 

Formulate consumer-preferred organic products

You’ve made the strategic decision to move to organic ingredients, but now you have to affordably create organic versions of your existing formulations or develop entirely new recipes, without dyes or pesticides.

Innovative thinking is in every aspect of our business. With over two-plus decades of clean label formulating experience, turn to Ingredion for end-to-end applications and formulation expertise.

  • Formulating for organic means knowing how to get the most from ingredients. Collaborate with our teams of technical and market experts to learn how you can achieve certified organic claims for your products without compromising on taste, texture and functionality
  • Draw on our concept-to-launch support through Ingredion Idea Labs® innovation centers to move quickly from idea to finished product
  • Allow us to become your dedicated guide for everything from sensory and CULINOLOGY® to applications R&D, scale-up and regulatory to help translate your ideas into marketable prototypes

Boost your organic awareness with consumer insights 

Attitudes toward clean and simple labeling are evolving. Consider us your dedicated guide for understanding the drivers behind consumer preferences in foods and beverages.

We understand your business. With our ongoing ATLAS proprietary research program, Ingredion has been compiling in-depth insights on consumer attitudes — unapparelled in breadth and depth — to help you:

  • Unpack consumer expectations around "clean label" and "organic" packaging claims
  • Provide clarity into consumer ingredient preferences and perceptions to help you formulate more value-added appeal
  • Prioritize your product renovation and new product development efforts to align with consumer preferences more tightly
  • Identify the most cost-effective ways to distinguish your clean label and organic products 

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Our range of certified organic ingredient solutions

You have a choice of which ingredients are right for your products. Partner with Ingredion for a broad range of high-performing certified organic solutions to replace ingredients perceived as undesirable in existing products, and to develop new products with shorter lists of more familiar ingredients.

Organic functional native starches

Product Description

Provides very good freeze/thaw stability and can withstand high temperature and shear food processing at a neutral or low pH

Provides moderate freeze/thaw stability and can withstand moderate temperature and shear food processing at a neutral or low pH

Imparts a short, smooth texture when cooked and does not set to a gel when cooled. Ideal for high temperature and high shear, or low pH, food processing systems

Imparts a short, smooth texture when cooked that does not set to a gel upon cooling. Recommended for moderate temperature and shear food processing systems

Provides the properties of premium cold water swelling (CWS) starches, and readily disperses and yields a short texture, good sheen, clarity and smoothness.

Imparts a smooth, short texture and sets to a tender gel upon cooling. Recommended for high temperature and shear food processing systems, such as dairy applications

Imparts a smooth, short texture and sets to a tender gel upon cooling. Recommended for moderate temperature and shear food processing systems, such as pasteurized puddings, desserts, soups, sauces, ice cream and fruit preparations

Organic native starches

Product Description

Provides a smooth, short texture when hot, sets to an opaque gel when cooled and forms a strong gel after cooled in a cooked dispersion. Use in place of traditional native corn starch

Provides a smooth, short texture when hot, sets to an opaque gel when cooled and forms a strong gel after cooled in a cooked dispersion. Use in place of traditional native tapioca starch

Offers superior freeze/thaw stability, high viscosity, excellent water-holding capability, strong adhesion and binding properties. Use in place of traditional native waxy rice starch

Other organic ingredients

Product Description

Organic fruit and vegetable ingredients

Fruit and vegetable juices, concentrates, purees, essences and custom formulations from organic pumpkin, blackberry, watermelon, blackberry, blueberry, mango, red raspberry and strawberry for color, flavor and texture from Kerr by Ingredion

Organic systems and hydrocolloids

Organic hydrocolloids, including acacia, agar, guar, inulin, konjac, locust bean gum, tara gum and other organic gum systems to build in just-right moisture and mouthfeel

VITESSENCE® Pulse 1803 organic pea protein isolate. Contains a minimum of 80% protein on a dry basis to help enable “excellent source of protein” as well as “organic” and “USDA organic” claims

Let’s make your goals a reality

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