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AKRAS presents the trend product “Hard Seltzer”

A drink from the USA, which is experiencing a boom worldwide

Hard seltzer drinks are already well known in the USA, AKRAS is now launching the concept on the domestic market. Refreshing and alcoholic – a sparkling, ready-to-drink drink that is experiencing a huge boom worldwide.

AKRAS Flavours – Portrait 2020

An internationally successful producer of flavours and beverage bases in Biedermannsdorf – the certain extra in food

AKRAS Flavours is a family-run company from Austria that has been researching, developing and producing flavours and raw materials for food and beverages for more than 80 years. “We want to share our passion for flavours and contribute to giving the world a little more taste,” says managing director Martin Krasny.

AKRAS offers sustainable vanilla flavours – Innovation with Taste!

The queen of spices revamped – an alternative to expensive vanilla beans

They are popular and they are expensive – the purchase price of vanilla beans rose dramatically only within a few years. From around 30 euros, the price level rose to the current level of around 500 euros.

AKRAS takes an important step towards sustainability

Reduction of emissions through the new gas-fired steam generator

“Environmental protection is one of the five supporting pillars of the AKRAS corporate philosophy. With the commissioning of the new steam boiler, we are technologically up-to-date and a significant ‘green’ step towards sustainable production has been taken”, says CEO Dr. Martin Krasny on the completion of the construction project after several months.

AKRAS focuses on the naturalness of all ingredients

New thermal concentration plant for natural extracts

AKRAS focuses on the naturalness of all ingredients and offers a comprehensive range of natural products. In order to be able to recover the solvents and offer solvent-free extracts of the highest quality, the company invested in a state-of-the-art thermal concentration plant in 2019.

AKRAS expands its spray drying capacities by 400 tons of powder per year

Commissioning of a VSD tower as first aroma producer in Austria

AKRAS already has three state-of-the-art drying plants on which flavours, fruit powders or functional ingredients can be encapsulated. At the end of November 2019, a further state-of-the-art VSD spray tower will be commissioned in order to meet the ever-increasing demand for encapsulated flavours and to significantly expand capacities and market position.

AKRAS – 80 years flavoured with fascination

The rise of AKRAS – 80 years ago

“To me, then and now, Akras is a family-run company with a high sense of responsibility and reliability. The traditional values of an entrepreneur of the past have developed into a competitive factor in the globalisation of the food industry.” – Dr. Martin Krasny, CEO of AKRAS

AKRAS Folder

Flavoured with Fascination

AKRAS Flavours is a leading Austrian company in flavourings and beverage solutions. As a family run business, AKRAS Flavours has more than 80 years of experience and technical know how. With two production plants and various

AKRAS presents new production site in India

Expansion for AKRAS India

The global flavour producer from Austria invests in new premises for its site in India. AKRAS India acquires a 12,000 m² building site in the state of Tamil Nadu, South India – a plot of land around industrial land near Bangalore. At the end of 2018, the production facility with the highest quality requirements of the flavour industry will go into operation.

AKRAS launches tasty hop extracts for alcohol-free enjoyment

A new aroma series of natural hop extracts for fascinating taste notes

Consumers are demanding more and more variety, exceptional taste and high-quality options. The experts at AKRAS have addressed these demands and are introducing a new flavour series of natural hop extracts for non-alcoholic beverages.

AKRAS presents new distribution partner in Nigeria

More market reach and presence in cooperation with BDL

In order to cover the ever-increasing demand, AKRAS starts a cooperation with a new distribution partner in Nigeria. BDL Biochemical Derivatives Ltd. in Nigeria was founded by Mr. Sobo Onasanva and has been distributing vitamins for many years with DSM Nutrition, a world-leading manufacturer.

AKRAS presents innovative starch-based emulsions

The times of highly turbid TiO2 in beverages are over

In addition to clear protein drinks, ARKAS launches new starch-based emulsions for highly turbid beverages that are suitable for PET filling. PET-fruits are high in trend! Beverages with low juice content in the non-carbonated or carbonated segment – colourful and fresh in the practical PET bottle.

AKRAS doubled production capacity in India

Demand in the Indian flavor market is growing steadily

The demand for powdered and dried aroma products is steadily increasing. For this reason, AKRAS doubles its production capacity at its site in India. Now, quantities of up to several tons can be produced daily. This investment is a positive sign for our strong growth in the Indian flavour market.

AKRAS presents more naturalness through AkraCloud™

AkraCloud™ – The natural turbidity and taste solution for beverages

Clear concepts around naturalness are becoming a major competitive factor. For this reason, AKRAS has been working in recent years on the development of a new, natural clouding agent for use in low-juice beverages.

AKRAS presents natural taste and colour through Akrafruit Crystals

Clean Label Trend – high demands for transparency

AKRAS Flavours introduces the innovative Akrafruit Crystals. Akrafruit Crystals are produced from fruit juice concentrate or fruit pulp by means of modern, state-of-the-art spray technology (Fluidised Spray Drying). The particle size guarantees a dust-free processing. The fruit stands for natural taste and colour.