INTENSATES®, a name coined from intensify and Sensates®*, is a flavor brand that goes beyond aroma alone to pursue deliciousness in multiple directions through the application of flavor ingredients and compounding technology. Sensates® and other proprietary ingredients and flavor materials that we developed to impart cooling and heating sensation for enhancing taste modulations help solve varied issues in product development.
※Sensates® is Takasago‘s trademark for its in-house synthesized compounds that confer sensations of cooling and heating.
Strengths of INTENSATES®
Sensations of cooling and heating
Uses Takasago's specialty chemical Sensates® to express outstandingly intense and lasting senses of cooling and heating.
Uses Sensates® and spice extracts to express unique sensations such as bubble, tingle and alcohol impression
Delivers sensational taste experience that lead to deliciousness by focusing on the sense of juiciness, freshness, fat, koku, and rich sensation of varied food.
Masks the bitterness, unpleasant acidity, protein scent, etc. of high-sweetness sweeteners and functional foods.
Infinite possibilities for application
Solves flavor-related issues in product development through combinations of compounding technology and ingredients.
INTENSATES® solution ideas
Enhancement of deliciousness through improving juiciness and other taste modulation
Different taste modulators are needed in a diverse variety of processed foods.
- Intensified juiciness: To improve the juiciness in fruit-flavored beverages and confectioneries.
- Intensified fattiness: To improve the sensation of fattiness in low-fat milk drinks or foods with reduced butter content. To improve the sensation of fattiness of meat to plant-based foods.
- Improvement of taste in high-sweetness sweeteners: To add a sugar-like sense of volume while masking the unpleasing characters of sweeteners.