MicroGARD® Fermentates

Based on familiar food ingredients, MicroGARD® are effective label friendly solutions for food applications 

For more than 35 years, we’ve used fermentation technology to create friendly label food protection products from familiar ingredients. Our developments functionalize ingredients like milk, sugar, or flour to provide effective hurdles against common food spoilage microorganisms while enhancing the sensory quality.

This range of products offers a wide diversity in composition and functionality (including organic versions). We offer solutions for even the most specific product requirements and that able to provide longer-lasting and increased freshness in most refrigerated foods. 

 
 
 

How We Help

Clean Label

MicroGARD® are produced from familiar food ingredients like sugar, milk or wheat flour and fermentation nutrients. These ingredients have a friendlier image than synthetic and chemical preservatives. 

 
 
 

Plant Based

MicroGARD® is also uniquely suited to answer the microbial and sensory challenges you face when manufacturing plant-based food.

Key Benefits

  • Controls microbial growth
  • Proven shelf life extension
  • Positively impacts sensory properties of food
  • Meets consumers’ demand for familiar recognizable food ingredient label and organic products
  • Easy and safe to use

Cultured/Fermented Non-Fat Dry Milk Fermentates

Product Name

Targetted Microorganisms

Typical Applications

MicroGARD® 100*

Yeast & Mold, Gram negative bacteria

Cottage cheese, sour cream, yogurt, smoothies

MicroGARD® 400

Broad spectrum

Cheese blends, dairy spreads, flavored milks

MicroGARD® 430

Broad spectrum

Cottage cheese

MicroGARD® CM1-50

Gram positive bacteria, spores, Listeria

Dairy based prepared meals & dips, sauces, dressings, soups, puddings

* Exist in organic version (CO)

 
 
 

Cultured/Fermented Dextrose Fermentates

Product Name

Targetted Microorganisms

Typical Applications

MicroGARD® 200*

Yeast & Mold, Gram negative bacteria

Dressings, pasta, sauces, side dishes

MicroGARD® 210

Yeast & Mold, Gram negative bacteria

Nutrition bars, fruit bars, nut bars, high protein bars, and cereal bars, dressings, pasta, sauces, side dishes

MicroGARD® 520*

Gram positive bacteria, spores, Listeria

Soups, dressings

MicroGARD®CS1-50*

Gram positive bacteria, spores, Listeria

Non-dairy based prepared meals, dressings, sauces, soups, puddings

MicroGARD® 730*

Broad spectrum

Prepared meals, deli salads, side dishes, cooked meat and poultry, cured meats, marinated and injected raw meat and poulty, raw meat and poultry

MicroGARD® 740

Broad spectrum

Prepared meals, deli salads, side dishes, cooked meat and poultry, cured meats, marinated and injected raw meat and poulty, raw meat and poultry

* Exist in organic version (CO)

 
 
 

Cultured/Fermented Wheat Starch Fermentates

Product Name

Targetted Microorganisms

Typical Applications

MicroGARD® 910F

Mold

Bread

 
 
 

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