CytoGUARD® Natural Shelf Life Extension Solutions

Clean label food safety ingredients for minimally processed foods

CytoGUARD® line of natural flavors is designed to complement the flavor profile and maintain the product's freshness over shelf life. These natural flavors address our clients' food safety and shelf life needs and the consumer preference for clean label, fresh-tasting products.

CytoGUARD® natural flavors help balance the taste and enhance the sensory profile of food and, additionally, offer food protection, food safety, and shelf life extension benefits, all within a simple label statement framework.

Join a growing number of clean label manufacturers who choose CytoGUARD® natural shelf life solutions to maintain the fresh taste and color of their products. CytoGUARD® clean-label ingredients allow food manufacturers to maintain product quality and safety over shelf life naturally and replace artificial preservatives. Reduce food spoilage and food waste and achieve label transparency to meet consumer demand for clean label, minimally processed food.


  • All-natural ingredients
  • Clean label
  • Allergen-free
  • GMO-free
  • Simply labeled ingredients
  • Complement flavors
  • Made in the U.S.


  • Maintain fresh flavor
  • Accentuate flavor notes
  • Wide range of applications
  • Cost-effective solution
  • Highly effective against lactic and other spoilage organisms, including yeast and molds
  • Shelf life extension
  • Replace artificial preservatives for a clean-label statement
  • Achieve label transparency
  • Backed by rigorous microbial testing and challenge study support


  • Meat, Poultry, and Seafood
  • Baked Goods
  • Bakery Fillings & Frostings
  • Prepared Meals
  • Beef Jerky & Dried Meats
  • Dairy
  • Non-dairy
  • Refrigerated Salads
  • Dressings, Dips, and Spreads


  • Natural Flavor(s)
  • Natural Flavoring

CytoGUARD® Product Line

CytoGUARD® STAT-N is a natural flavor high in organic acids and other naturally occurring active compounds. These components help maintain the "fresh" flavor of the food and provide shelf life extension benefits. It has excellent organoleptic properties, accentuating fat-like, buttery notes in meat products, dairy, non-dairy, dressings, and dips.

  • Water-soluble liquid with activity over a wide pH range
  • Accentuates fat-like, buttery notes
  • Suppresses microbial growth and provides shelf life extension.

How Can We Help?

We are here to help you with development of new and improved food products. Our technical service and sales teams can assist you in choosing the right ingredients best suited for your applications.

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