Food Ingredient Solutions

Food manufacturers increasingly demand label-friendly ingredients that deliver on flavour, function, nutrition and other important attributes.  CK Ingredients is meeting these needs by offering an innovative range of specialty ingredients to the food industry.  We maintain long-standing exclusive supply agreements with leading manufacturers of functional food and beverage ingredients.  We carefully select our supplier partners to ensure you are receiving raw materials that add value to your finished products.  Supplier partners are also screened on quality and safety criteria and all have industry-accepted accreditations that can be supported by documentation.

Core markets served include bakery products, cereal and snack foods, processed meat and poultry, nutrition bars, dairy and savoury.  We welcome you to learn more about our market-proven ingredient solutions.

CareFlour™

CareFlouris a line of stabilized, micronized whole-grain, legume and seed flours available cooked and uncooked.  CareFlour products deliver a clean flavour, consistent granulation, low micros, extended shelf life, whole-grain nutrition and attractive labeling to a variety of food products, including baked goods, cereals, nutrition/snack bars and numerous other applications.  Learn more…

CareGrits®

CareGrits® is a line of stabilized whole-grain and legume-based ingredients which are steel-cut and calibrated to a precise size range of 1 – 4 mm.  CareGrits® products deliver bright, stable colour, appealing taste, crisp bite and whole-grain nutrition to a variety of food products, including baked goods, cereals, nutrition/snack bars and numerous other applications.  Learn more…

Essentia Proteins

Essentia is a global leader in the manufacture of premium meat and poultry proteins and flavor ingredients.  Key offerings include spray-dried natural stocks/broths as well as dehydrated functional collagen proteins.  Applications include processed meats, soups, sauces, seasonings and more.  Contact us for a complete list of available items.

FiberSmart™ Syrup

FiberSmart Syrup is range of all-natural and non-GMO soluble fibres, available in both corn and tapioca, that provide superior binding and sweetening with low sugar contribution and high fibre content (validated with traditional AOAC test methodology), without the digestive upset associated with common polyol sweeteners.  It’s perfectly suited to nutrition/snack bars, baked goods and other foods where binding is required while increasing fibre and keeping sugar grams in check on the nutritional panel.  Learn more…

Flavor-ettes™

Free-flowing granules that provide a point of flavour and colour and may be used to deliver functional ingredients like Omega-3s, fibre, fruit or vegetable content and nutraceuticals.  An extensive range of sweet and savoury flavours and colours are available, and ingredient statements can be tailored to customer requirements.  Applications include, but are not limited to cookies, cakes, muffins, donuts, breads, bagels, crackers and numerous other bakery applications.  Learn more

Flav-R-Grain®

Stabilized corn germ available in various toasts and grinds that enhances the flavour and appearance of whole grain and multi-grain bakery products, cereals, crackers and snacks.  Learn more

LeinPRO™ Gluten Replacer

LeinPRO is a label-friendly multifunctional gluten replacer derived from flaxseed, that offers comparable functionality to gluten and also various common gums.  It is vegan, non-allergenic, paleo and organic-certified.  Featuring 40% protein and 34% fiber content, it binds up to 12x its weight in water, and 3x its weight in oil.  The result is improvements in texture, shelf life and yield.  Applications include conventional and gluten-free baked goods, dips, sauces, spreads, smoothies, shakes, processed meats/poultry, vegetarian meat analogs, and more.  Learn more…

LuPro™ Lupin Bean Ingredients

Lupin Bean features 40% protein content (the highest amount of protein, per calorie, of any legume), over 30% fibre content and a very low level of starch, making it the grain/legume with the lowest Glycemic Index among all commonly consumed sources.  Naturally gluten-free as well as non-GMO and available in flour, flakes and grits, it can be incorporated into bakery products, snacks, nutrition bars and other foods to meet consumer demands for plant-based protein, starch and low-GI.  Learn more…

MoistureLok™ Liquid

A label-friendly carbohydrate-based humectant and water activity control agent in liquid form that delivers outstanding functionality in foods, including bakery products, frozen foods, processed meat and poultry, nutrition and snack bars, HMR products, microwavable foods, sauces, dips, spreads and more.  Learn more

MoistureLok™ Powder

A label-friendly carbohydrate and fibre-based humectant and water activity control agent in powder form that delivers outstanding functionality in foods, including bakery products, frozen foods, processed meat and poultry, nutrition and snack bars, HMR products, microwavable foods, sauces, dips, spreads and more.  Learn more

Pell-ettes™

Uniformly-sized particulates/inclusions that melt when heated and form a pocket of flavour, colour and visual identity in cookies, cakes, muffins, donuts, bagels, waffles, pancakes and more.  Available flavours include blueberry, cherry, strawberry, banana, lemon, French toast, caramel sea salt, maple, and many more.  Available in natural and flavour colour formulations and can be made with non-hydrogenated fat sources.  Learn more