FFP is a leader in plant-based, functional ingredient innovation and a pioneer in clean label cure. Our VegStable® Natural Cure products provide clean label, functional alternatives for chemical additives including sodium nitrite. As with all FFP ingredients, VegStable® Natural Cure products are produced in the U.S. using raw materials carefully sourced from grower partners we know and trust and backed by unmatched customer service and support.

Celery Powder – Non Converted

  • Standardized sodium nitrate – Nitrate reductase culture needed (Staphylococcus carnosus)
  • Incubation – Conversion of nitrate to nitrite

Cultured Celery Powder – Pre Converted

  • Standardized sodium nitrite – Starter culture is not needed
  • Instant curing

Swiss Chard

  • Standardized sodium nitrite — Starter culture is not needed
  • Instant curing
  • Non-allergen, per EU standard
  • Abundant and accessible supply
  • Higher active levels compared to traditional clean label cures such as celery
  • Contributes minimal flavor and color to finished meat products

Acerola Cherry

  • Accelerate curing processes
  • Promote cure color stability throughout shelf life
  • Enhance antimicrobial effects and overall food safety
  • Contribute antioxidants

Available at various standardizations

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