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The Protein Umami

Sodium substitute packed with clean, plant-based protein.

About Ingredient

The Protein Umami can reduce sodium by 50%, while enhancing the flavor and overall protein content.This finely milled kelp and spirulina powder can be used across packaged food applicationsmulations with a deep umami flavor. An excellent choice for formulations looking to increase the clean label nutrition profile without sacrificing taste.

Product Information

Food and beverage


North America


Food grade


Powder / Flour (80 mesh)

Recommended Use:

Reduce sodium and enhance protein in packaged foods.

Nutritional Highlights
  • Low in sodium.
  • Low in calories.
  • Rich in vitamins.
  • Packed with antioxidants.
  • Promotes satiation with high fiber content.
  • Supports thyroid health with high iodine content.
  • Loaded with minerals such as iodine, calcium, and magnesium.
Product Applications
  • Broths and Dressings: Excellent for adding salty flavor and protein to broths, soups, stews, and salad dressings.
  • Plant-Based Products: Reduce sodium and increase protein content in plant-based burgers, sausages, tofu, burritos, and frozen entrees (lasagna, pizza, etc).
  • Crackers and chips: Add flavor and protein with minimal sodium.
Key Selling Points
  • Clean-label ingredient that enables flavor and function by reducing sodium and enhancing protein.
  • Small inclusion rate can deliver a high impact.
  • Contains trace minerals, vitamins, and iodine for functional health benefits.
  • Provides an exceptional story around improving human and planetary health.
Types of Businesses That Can Use It
  • CPG Companies:  Reduce sodium, boost protein, and Improve clean label claims in a given SKU, while improving the taste profile of your consumers’ favorite products.
  • Foodservice: Use this blend in plant based products to reduce sodium and boost protein.
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