Innovative ingredients and blends including nitrite and vitamin C derived from plant sources, provides natural cured color, flavor, and pathogen protection. Additionally, our line of cultured antimicrobials and vinegar blends protect against pathogens naturally, with shelf-life improvement capable of inhibiting listeria, clostridium spores and spoilage microbes.

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Natural phosphate alternatives to improve yield, juiciness and texture while maintaining a consumer-friendly label. With over 25+ years’ experience, Wenda Ingredients is the perfect partner for functional blends for phosphate replacement.

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New Logo, Same Wenda

Wenda Ingredients’ fresh look represents what we do best! Natural, clean-label, and simple ingredients.

Whole Onions in a basket with chopped onions on the side. Cultured Onion Juice Powder Awareness Photo Cropped.

Wenda Ingredients Launches New Alternative in Cultured Antimicrobials Line

The SafePlate® natural antimicrobial line has now expanded with a new product, Cultured Onion, available as a liquid or powder.

Acerola Cherries in a white bowl surrounded by more cherries. SafePlate Cherry Powder. Improved Cured Color

The Future is Bright for Plant-Based Ingredients in Cured Meats

Plant-based ingredients such as cherry, beet and celery powder can hold the key to producing appealing meat and poultry for consumers.

Bacon in skillet and celery stalks next to celery cut up in a black bowl on a wood serving plate.

Lead With Science

Dispelling Myths, Engaging Consumers with Meats Cured with Plant-Based Ingredients “Oh, I don’t eat cured meats, only plant-based foods because nitrites are bad.”

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