They include a monosodium glutamate (MSG)-free seasoning for ham, cooked sausages and semi-smoked sausages.
In addition, the company is also introducing a range of solutions for Italian-style fermented sausages; semi-smoked sausages; injected premium ham with reduced E-numbers; and restructured hams.
The semi-smoked sausage solutions include haussalami (white pepper and caraway); spice servelat (pepper, ginger and nuez moscada); finskiy servelat (black pepper and ginger); and kochsalami (pepper, ginger and coriander).
Sausages, meat rubs and glazes
Kerry Ingredients & Flavours is also introducing functional solutions to the country for the first time that meet specific Russian technical standards for sausages and meat rubs and glazes.
Rubs on show include Smoky Rib Rub and Sea Salt & Pepper, while glazes available include BBQ, Maple BBQ, and Honey & Ginger.
“The trend towards natural ingredients and cleaner labels has spread to Russia from Europe and is now an important concept in the Russian market,” said Dimitrios Tzouvelekis, country manager, Kerry Ingredients & Flavours, Russia.
Growing concerns around artificial ingredients
“Kerry’s seasoning products are being launched in Russia to help our customers respond quickly to the growing concerns from Russian consumers around the use of artificial ingredients.”
Tzouvelekis stressed that Kerry Ingredients & Flavours had the expertise to work with individual manufacturers to apply its new solutions in a way that was tailored to their needs.
“With significant resources at our disposal, we are an established leader in the markets we serve and bring our expertise and global scale together to meet the growing needs in the Russian market,” he said.