Culinary taste solutions made from real food bring intensity, authenticity and complexity of taste

Ready meals remain an important solution for consumers with modern, busy lifestyles who want affordability as well as convenience.

But today, this trend has an added dimension, with consumers looking to also address their health aspirations. They want to achieve wellness through healthier food options that feature high nutritional value and no compromise on taste, with confidence that they can trust their brands to deliver on these promises.
Familiarity of ingredients is a key purchase driver in the ready meals category. Diana Food offers a wide range of culinary taste solutions made from familiar, real food with guaranteed traceability. Our intense, authentic, kitchen-like taste profiles allow clean & clear labelling options that echo the "free-from additives" mandate of today’s consumers.

Our solutions for ready meals

Inspiring recipe for your applications

Sous vide chicken with mushroom rice pilaf and caramelized root vegetables

Consumers are seeking fast, easy, convenient and good-for-you meals to help cope with busy lifestyles. From candied and sauteed culinary notes to nuttiness, our recipe with fewer, simple ingredients elevate taste.

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How we can help you with your ready meal applications

Culinary preparations

Our culinary preparations can give ready meals their taste foundations, mimicking steps you'll see in your kitchen. These simple ingredients deliver a complex taste profile.
• Mirepoix
• Soffritto
• Fried & roasted onion
• Garlic
• Leek
• Shallot

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Chicken

We offer a broad selection of clean-label chicken ingredients that give your ready meals an intense chicken profile and consistent taste impact. They are a great option to build trust in your brand through traceability and transparency.
• Chicken broth
• Chicken powder
• Purified chicken fat
• Natural and clean label, transformed from natural raw materials offering organic and animal welfare grades

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Culinary vegetables

Our range of culinary vegetables delivers the taste intensity of cooked vegetables while performing as taste building blocks to enhance or balance the overall culinary profile of your ready meal recipe.
• Adds rounding effect, freshness, greenness, umami, and mouthfeel
• Various culinary notes such as raw, poached, candied, pan-fried, fried and roasted

 

Let's develop your next application together

Our technical team includes food and beverages scientists, food engineers, sensory experts and chefs. They develop and optimize the taste and technical performance of our natural ingredients to help you create your recipe.

 

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