Kalsec® is the leading global producer of natural spice and herb flavor extracts, natural colors, natural antioxidants, and advanced hop products for the food and beverage industry. For more than 50 years, Kalsec® has consistently delivered high-quality, innovative ingredient solutions that make products look better, taste better and last longer. Operating in over 70 countries, Kalsec® is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1958, the “Kalamazoo Spice Extraction Company” (Kalsec®) began as a producer and marketer of natural herbs and spices for food manufacturers. Over the last 50 years the family-owned company has expanded its focus, becoming experts not only in spice and herb extraction, but pioneering breakthrough products and processes in antioxidant management and color stabilization. The introduction of innovative products such as Herbalox® Rosemary Extract and Durabrite® high stability colors are just two examples of Kalsec® developments which have had a major impact in these industries.