VegStable® Natural Cure products provide natural food protection for a clean label, functional alternative to synthetic chemical additives including sodium nitrite — giving you proven plant-based protection for your meat products. As with all FFP ingredients, VegStable® Natural Cure products are made in the U.S. using raw materials carefully sourced from grower partners we know and trust, and backed by unmatched customer service and support.

Benefits Worth Bringing to the Table

VegStable® Natural Cure is naturally rich and standardized in nitrate/nitrite for proven curing efficiency and contains only clean label ingredients that don’t require complex labeling.

With low-color impact, low turbidity and zero off notes in application, our GMO-free products are of consistently high, trusted quality from field to fork. 

With a resilient supply chain as the result of strategic annual crop planning, we enjoy year-round growing, processing and production with safety stock guarantee. VegStable® Natural Cure is available in liquid concentrate, powder and organic-certified varieties, with tailor-made solutions available per request.

sliced celery

Tread Lightly & Carry a Big Stalk

Whether you choose pre-converted and cultured or non-converted and uncultured, this ultra-powerful standardized celery powder solution provides natural curing for a variety of meat-based products.

Celery Powder – Non Converted

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

High Potency Cultured Celery Powder – Pre Converted

  • Standardized sodium nitrite – Starter culture is not needed
  • Highly reliable curing
swiss chard

Let Swiss Chard Take Charge

Behold the mighty swiss chard. This standardized non-allergen solution cures naturally while contributing minimal flavor and color to finished meat products.

  • Standardized nitrite levels — Starter culture is not needed
  • Highly reliable curing
  • Non-allergen, per EU standard
  • Abundant and accessible supply
  • High active levels allow for low use rates

There’s Nothing Sweet About It

We use the high potency acerola cherries to speed up the curing process with unmatched antimicrobial power.

  • Accelerates curing processes
  • Promotes cure color stability throughout shelf life
  • Enhances antimicrobial effects and overall food safety
  • Contributes antioxidants

Put Natural Cure to Work & Experience the Difference

VegStable® Natural Cure products provide plant-based natural food protection and clean label preservation for a variety of applications including processed meat and meat-based products such as deli meats or jerkies, along with whole muscle meat like beef, pork, and poultry.

sliced deli sausage on wooden tray
chicken patties

Meating the Perfect Match

Our new easy-to-use selection tool helps you quickly find the best solution to your challenges — including protection, shelf-life extension, curing, flavor & texture enhancement, and more.

In just a few clicks, choose the best option from our full range of natural, clean label solutions and systems available for your meat & poultry products.   

Get your answers, now.

Sourcing You Can Trust

Our natural ingredients are sourced from partners we know and trust. From raw material to finished ingredients produced in the U.S., we control the entire process to ensure the highest quality and safest ingredients possible.

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Interested in learning more about our VegStable® Natural Cure products? Contact us for available varieties, formulation assistance or a sample.

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