USA, Fairfield, New Jersey. Salt of the Earth Ltd., has appointed A&B Ingredients Inc., as its exclusive distributor of Mediterranean Umami for the US and Canadian markets. This is the second distribution agreement signed in 2017 as Salt of the Earth builds the global sales infrastructure for its all-natural and clean-label ingredient for reducing salt intake in processed foods.
Mediterranean Umami is an all-natural ingredient designed for clean-label sodium reduction and enhancing an umami flavor profile. Based upon a proprietary blend of vegetable extracts and sea-salt, it allows for significantly reduced sodium – up to 45% in various food products. With Mediterranean Umami food manufacturers can eliminate use of MSG and yeast extracts. Being on-trend and very effective, it was recently awarded an IFT17 Food Expo Innovation Award at this year’s Institute of Food Technologists annual meeting.
A&B Ingredients has been founded in 1990, A&B Ingredients is a leading developer, marketer and distributor of high quality natural food ingredients. Among the products offered are pea proteins, antioxidants, antimicrobials and natural and artificial flavors. Based on a tradition of research and development, A&B’s focus is to discover unique flavors and ingredients that enable its customers to create value-added products. The company is committed to working, as a partner, to develop prototypes of new beverages and improved food products. A&B maintains full applications labs, pilot plant facilities with consumer testing capabilities, and provides technical sales and marketing, importing, distribution and applications development/technical services.
Salt of the Earth, based in Israel has been producing sustainable sea salt solutions for the global food industry since 1922. Salt of the Earth’s customers span more than 30 countries on five continents. The company controls and tracks sustainable salt resources and works to promote balanced salt consumption through innovative sodium reduction solutions.
Source: Salt of the Earth