Some like it hot: But precisely how hot? asks Kalsec...

By Elaine Watson

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What does ‘heat’ really mean in a flavoring system? Heat that burns at the back of the throat or tingles on the tongue?  Heat that lingers or heat that provides an intense sensation on the tip of the tongue?

You decide and we’ll make it happen, says Kalsec, which has developed a new system called HeatSync that enables its experts to design the precise hot sensation customers are looking for.

But what kind of reaction has it had from food manufacturers?

To find out, FoodNavigator-USA caught up with executive director of marketing Gary Augustine at the IFT show in Las Vegas.

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