Inclusion Technologies offers a new line of savory inclusions under the Bits-O-Flavor® brand. The first commercialized product is a vegan bacon bit that uses a soy-based textured vegetable protein flake.
Dennis Reid, vice president of business development, notes, “We developed this new product in response to demand and requests from several customers who had recently lost their incumbent supplier for their bacon bits. So we went to work and within 60 days we had formulated and commercialized an alternative for them.”
Reid says the new offering can be used as a topical for salads, soups, and baked potatoes and other prepared foods, as well as an internal inclusion in products like quiches, specialty chocolates, processed meats, breakfast burritos, and even veggie burgers.
With the growing focus on vegetable proteins, this new kosher certified product line is very timely and will be expanded to offer other flavors potentially including sun dried tomato, chorizo, teriyaki beef, and any other savory flavors that customers desire.
“This is a whole new technology platform for our inclusion business and it complements the other sweet-type inclusions that we offer with some pure savory offerings,” Reid adds.
About Inclusion Technologies LLC
Inclusion Technologies is a manufacturer of a full range of specialty inclusions including Nadanut® nut extenders and replacers, Wheat Nuts® salty snacks, and Bits-O-Flavor® flakes, nuggets, and coated sugars. Building upon more than 40 years of product recipes and using its unique production assets, Inclusion Technologies plans to continue to add more value-added processing and new products to its mix into the future.