Culinary Solutions

Developing authentic, indulgent consumer products is based on balancing the art of flavour creation and culinary perfection.

Get in touch with taste.

Bell has a state-of-the-art Culinary Center where our team of foodies demonstrate their passion for product development. Combining the knowledge of our culinary teams around the globe, our division consists of classically trained chefs and food scientists that work tirelessly to create new and on-trend flavours and food products. We drive innovation in flavours by seeking out the latest in food trends, market dynamics and consumer desires through targeted research, and we then translate those into concepts for our customers. Our process expedites our partners’ speed to market, which enables them to capture early market share.

We have set ourselves the goal of staying ahead of current industry challenges and increased consumer demands, anticipating market trends at an early stage. We offer our customers not only outstanding taste experiences but also functional solutions that enable them to develop successful market products.

Culinary Solutions:

For winning consumer products

– Culinary taste creation and applicational expertise for creating authentic market products and increasing consumer acceptance
– Understanding taste preferences and portfolio needs based on a deep sensory mindset
– Product ideation and innovation sessions with a strong focus on consumer insights and market trends
– Applying flavour solutions for taste modulation (e.g. sugar reduction, salt reduction, masking, umami & mouthfeel)
– Providing clean label solutions and helping with regulatory restrictions
– Recipe formulation and re-formulation, industrial scale-up

Our team can help you with culinary solutions for the following segments and applications:

– Sauces, dressings & condiments
– Soups & bouillons
– Ready meals
– Processed meat & fish products
– Plant-based meat- & fish-substitutes
– Snacks & seasonings

Culinary network:

Bell's Global Culinary Team

We are not only striving to meet regional taste preferences and customer needs, our Global Culinary Team is supporting product ideation and creation at an early stage, underlining our commitment and mission to think global and act local.

Identifying market drivers, consumer trends and upcoming taste varieties and transferring them into new product creations on a global scale is part of our DNA. Together, we share the passion for taste and the crave for new, inspiring food innovations. With the use of modern processing and cooking equipment we are able to reproduce any products scale-up and prepare for a successful launch.

Bell's Culinary Centre UK

Designed to encourage creativity, target culinary innovation and focus on regional product needs, Bell’s Culinary Centre in UK has been officially opened in September 2019. With the new location in Ketton, Stamford, Bell strengthens its culinary capabilities and regional reach within the UK and European market and sets a strong focus on customer-centric culinary innovations. Based on current and future market dynamics as well as changing dietary needs we are aiming to create healthier and more indulgent products that are in-line with todays consumer expectations.

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