Ascona’s functional ingredients and ingredient systems positively impact product yields, modify textures, and increase shelf-life. Utilizing scientifically proven ingredients and additives, our systems can effectively enhance product stability. In turn, this allows for an increase in a product’s shelf-life and reduction of waste and spoilage. Our systems can reduce the risk of food safety concerns related to Listeria and other food-borne pathogens. Ascona’s functional ingredient systems are available in a variety of formats and can be applied to a range of products including meats, poultry, fish and vegetarian meat analogues.
With a growing consumer concern for clean labels, Ascona has targeted research towards natural solutions for microbial control and shelf-life extension. Ascona offers a variety of clean label solutions proven to extend shelf-life and aid in the inhibition of spoilage microorganisms and pathogenic bacteria. We have solutions that meet natural regulations for a number of regulatory bodies.