INGREDIENTS

YOUR PARTNER FOR THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS


When developing foods that amaze your customers, we know that each of your recipe ingredients need the perfect flavor, texture, functionality, and even packaging.  And you need reliable partners to ensure consistent, high-quality supply and support.  As the leading supplier of premium dry potato and legume ingredients, you can be confident Basic American Foods will consistently deliver on all your needs.

OUR FOODS

We’re proud to source our potatoes and legumes from primary growing regions in the USA. We partner directly with growers to ensure consistent supply of the very best potatoes and legumes to make the highest quality foods.

Basic American Foods

R&D Support and Innovation

Our experienced team of Certified Culinary Scientists, Chefs and Food Technologists will partner with you to create new and delicious ingredient formulas for your perfect recipe.  From there, our dedicated process team manages each successful launch.

Packaging Solutions

We have a wide range of packaging solutions to meet your requirements – from bags to cartons, supersaks. Our team of Packaging Engineers and Developers can help find the right packaging solution to meet your specific needs.

Commitment to Quality

Jack Hume founded Basic American Foods with a belief that integrity and taste were paramount. These beliefs continue to drive us today. We have an extensive technology team guiding our quality processes including quality and regulatory professionals, engineering, lean optimization and scheduling.

Sales and Customer Service

You’ll receive superior support from our internal teams. We’ll partner with you from your first inquiry to each delivery. We’re here to help identify the right products and deliver quick responses to your questions.

THE MARKETS WE SERVE

Snacking

Soups, Pates and Sauces

Baked goods and Breading/Coating

Pasta

Beef, Pork, Poultry, Seafood/ Surimi

Prepared Foods

Seasoning/ Spices

Pet Food

A Range of Potato and Legume Ingredients to Meet Your Needs

Our portfolio of innovative ingredient solutions continues to grow.  Not seeing what you need?  Our team is here to help.

POTATOES

Flakes, Granules & Flour

For use in snacks, extrusion, prepared foods and viscosity modification

  • Range of free starch
  • Custom grinds
  • Clean label, non-sulfite options

Pieces

For deli salads, snacking chips, soups, coating, fillings and texture modification

  • Slices, dices, strips and bits
  • Custom shapes and sizes

Shreds & Hashbrowns

Adds texture in prepared foods, soups/sauces or coatings

  • Various sizes
  • Extruded options

Agglomerations

For use in prepared foods and coatings

  • Potato Pearls®, pieces and extrusions
  • Range of shapes and sizes
  • Flavored or unflavored

X-TRATOS®

A clean-label freshness solution for beef, poultry and pork applications

  • Increase yield, reduce oxidation, improve appearance
  • Non-GMO, gluten free

X-TEND®

Clean-label freshness solution for seafood/surimi applications

  • Gel enhancer, enzyme inhibitor
  • Non-GMO, gluten, soy, egg and sulfite free

Extruded Pellets

For use in snacks

  • Variety of ingredients including potato, legume, rice
  • Can be fried, baked, air-popped or pressure popped
  • Custom shapes and sizes

Pastas

Packed with plant-based protein

  • Variety of shapes, flavors or colors
  • Good source of plant-based protein and fiber
  • Non-GMO, gluten free

PRECOOKED LEGUMES

Whole

For use in prepared foods and soup bases

  • High percentage of unbroken beans
  • Increases consistency and reduces labor

Extruded

For use in prepared foods, viscosity and texture enhancer

  • Custom texture options including smooth/ chunky
  • Can incorporate animal fats and oils for refried beans

Ground

Use in snacks, cereals, pastas

  • Extra quick rehydration
  • Increases consistency and reduces labor

SPECIALTY INGREDIENTS

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