FFP Highlights New Clean Label Antimicrobial Ingredient That Improves Food Safety and Extends Shelf Life at AMSA’S Reciprocal Meat Conference

LAKE MARY, FL, July 12, 2023 — Florida Food Products (FFP), a leader in clean label food and beverage ingredient solutions, recently presented a tech talk during the American Meat Science Association’s (AMSA) 76th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC), held June 24-28, 2023, in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Jason Reicks, V.P. of Market Development, Performance Ingredients at FFP, presented a session on FFP’s new natural antimicrobial product, VegStable® Secure. In the tech talk, Reicks addressed how VegStable® Secure demonstrates strong performance in controlling pathogens like Listeria and extending shelf life, without compromising on functionality or taste.“At FFP, we are proud to provide solutions that enable the meat industry to keep foods safe and secure naturally with the power of plants,” said Reicks. “Our VegStable® Natural Cure products are minimally processed, all-natural powders that eliminate the need for synthetic processed meat ingredients. This tech talk addresses the consumer demand for cleaner labels and explains how VegStable® Secure offers many benefits including extended shelf life and improved food safety, a clean flavor profile with no sensory impact, and a consumer-preferred, clean label replacement for synthetic antimicrobials.”

Experience how FFP can provide solutions to your ingredient and flavor needs. Try our menu of food and beverage Reicks offered formulators key highlights, including:

  • Overview of the growing demand for cleaner labels and natural ingredients 
  • FFP’s natural antimicrobial solution, VegStable® Secure, and the natural protection against pathogens and spoilage it offers manufacturers

“It is now possible for brands to naturally protect a variety of foods from pathogens and spoilage,” added Reicks. “We hope this tech talk will inspire meat processors to ditch undesirable ingredients so they can meet consumer demands and create a new generation of clean label meats.”

FFP helps improve the food, beverages, and supplements we consume by producing real ingredients from nature that work. To discover more about how FFP’s innovative research and product development capabilities deliver uniquely natural, functional, and plant-based ingredients to customers across a variety of industries to provide real solutions, please visit http://floridafood.com.


About FFP

Florida Food Products, Inc. (FFP) has offered a portfolio of healthy, naturally sourced plant-based food and beverage ingredient solutions for over 65 years. Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, FFP has manufacturing capabilities including extraction, fermentation, drying, and blending technologies, with facilities in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Indiana, Oregon, and California. FFP is committed to providing innovative clean label solutions that provide exceptional food protection, flavor, color, texture, and yield improvement for a variety of applications, including processed and cured meat, beverages, plant-based, health and wellness, culinary, and pet nutrition. FFP believes in improving the food and beverages we eat and drink with ingredients from nature that work. Learn more about how FFP’s natural ingredients can help elevate your next food or beverage while meeting the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s consumer at www.floridafood.com.