Ethnic & Fusion Soup Bases & Flavor Concentrates


What’s on your foodservice menu? If you are like many fast casual foodservice providers, we’ll bet your menu is full of mash-ups (fusion and ethnic flavors).  Let Integrative Flavors’ ethnic-inspired Cook’s Delight® flavor bases help you craft the culinary innovations on your foodservice menus.

Why Go Ethnic?

Ethnic-inspired cuisine hits the National Restaurant Association’s 2015 Culinary Forecast repeatedly in its top foods list—from ethnic flour, cheeses, breakfast entrees, dips, and street dishes to ethnic fusion cuisine, African cuisine, Middle Eastern cuisine, Korean cuisine, Southeast Asian cuisine, and more. According to Judie Bizzozero (Food Product Design), consumers are moving out of their comfort zones to explore bolder flavors and more culturally diverse foods.

Soup Base Products Ethnic and Fusion Bases

Download: Ethnic Flavors Infographic (pdf)

Flavor Blends & Fusion Cuisine

A recent Techonomic Flavor Consumer Trend Report named flavor blends, regional American flavors, global flavor mash-ups, and hot, spicy foods among the top flavor trends for fast casual foodservice today. “Mash-ups” is the new term for fusion cuisine.

The Institute of Food Technologists predicts “Sweet + Heat”, along with “Sour, bitter, and tangy flavors,” will please consumers’ palates this year, reported Anderson Partners.

And if you’re serving Millennials (born 1980-2000), be aware that Millennials “are actively seeking out new flavors on a regular basis, and they’re looking for bold, spicy, adventurous flavors,” according to Technomic executive vice president Darren Tristano (quoted on According to Marc Halperin of QSR magazine, Millennials “have a soft spot for ethnic mash-ups.” Millennial Marketing website calls Millennials “thrill-seekers who crave heightened eating experiences such as intense flavors and extreme textures.”

Explore our Ethnic Flavor Bases

Our expertly formulated bases provide you with consistent, predictable flavor profiles—and save valuable labor hours.

Integrative Flavors ethnic Cook’s Delight® soup bases & flavor concentrates control for differences across raw ingredients that can alter the taste of recipes. They’re shelf-stable, so you don’t need to use valuable refrigerator space. Try ethnic flavor bases in soups, marinades, dips, sauces, spreads, and dressings—hot or cold. Ethnic flavor bases are perfect for fusion cooking, too. Explore our foodservice recipes, and let your culinary imagination take over.

Many of the ethnic flavor soup bases & flavor concentrates from Integrative Flavors are free of Big 8 allergens and gluten-free.



Integrative Flavors
3501 W. Dunes Highway
Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone: 1-800-837-SOUP
Fax: 219-879-8237

Broker and distributor inquiries welcome.

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