This apple flavor has a sweet aroma, and a crisp refreshing taste. This flavor is naturally extracted at the peak of ripeness.
VSO Apple Baked
A little sweet, a little tart, and a whole lot of baked. Granny smith apples baked with a touch of brown sugar. This is no spice mix. Add spices to your own liking and come up with a recipe that is all your own.
VSO Apple Green
Granny Smith really packed a punch! This apple gives you a sweet and sour combination that goes famously with a nice caramel coating. A fantastic fall treat that is versatile enough to last all year.
A hint of sweetness, a touch of tartness with an underlying musky flavor. Apricots marry well with just about anything, and brings a depth of flavor that is rivaled by nothing else.
That quintessential tropical flavor filled with a fruity creaminess. No candy flavor. Just pure unadulterated natural banana flavor
Barley has a subtle nuttiness that can easily take your cereal recipes to the next level. Try it with any of the other grains to mold your own cereal recipe.
A member of the mint family basil has an aromatic green aroma with a slightly sweet licorice back note. Great with strawberries or tomatoes. Basil is great at cutting acidity and enhancing natural sweetness. You can also use it with melons to boost them up. One of the most versatile herbs in the game!
Bitter orange with a zesty citrus punch.
VSO Black Currant
A tart flavor backed by dark berry and earthy notes. Great by itself, or a great way to “jam” up fruit flavors.
A wonderful dark berry flavor with a subtle hint of spice on the backend.
VSO Blood Orange
Tart, bright, and sweet, with a blast of juicy citrus.
Take a sun kissed Maine blueberry, and extract all of the beautiful flavor from it, and this is what you end up with.
VSO Blueberry V2
For those who prefer a clear form of blueberry that can be used at a lower percentage, here is the blueberry version 2. . This pigmently challenged offering can easily go into a recipe at 2% and hold it’s own. Still tastes like a fresh blueberry, with a hint more of floral to it. The flavor profile is just slightly different than the original blueberry, but as promised, that one is left intact, and as is.
This bourbon has base notes of oak and vanilla with top notes of smoky caramel. It has a very, very small hint of spice that lingers on the palette.
Boysenberry is a unique flavor. Take the body and hint of spiciness from a blackberry, and pair it with the tart acidity you get from a raspberry, and you have this hybrid berry lovingly brought to us by Charles Rudolph Boysen in the early 1900s.
This brandy’s body holds a subtle vanilla and forward nuttiness with a slight oaky, spicy backnote with a smooth, sweet finish.
VSO Brown Sugar
This dark brow sugar brings a sweet, rich, nuttiness to your recipes.
This melon is sweet and juicy and ready for a recipe to face the dog days of summer.
This rich, nutty flavor is a great base note for recipes. It is also a great start for your next nut butter recipe.
Bring an earthy, herbal flavor to your recipes. Cardamom adds complexity and a hint o spiciness to your recipes. A must have for the holiday season.
The carrot. A perfect root. A subtle dance between sweet, fruity, and bitter.
Celery. A mild but assertive flavor. Sweet and salty with a lingering bitterness. Great with tomato to play along with the acidity and sweetness. Fantastic with peanut butter as well. I am sure there will be a bloody mary somewhere in a galaxy far, far away. 🙂
VSO Chai Tea
This is based on a recipe shared with me by a revered chaiwallah from India. It is a blend of black tea, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, allspice, cloves, and black pepper. It is highly spiced and ready for the heaviest creams you can throw at it.
The perfect balance of tart and sweet, all without the pit. Please note: this cherry flavor can become floral and medicinal above 3%.
A nice well balanced chocolate. Not too sweet, not too dark. This is not your parents scratch and sniff chocolate. Great as a top note, a forward note, or a base note. Add this to your repertoire and see what recipe you can come up with next. Pencil shavings not included.
The essential bakery spice. A bit woody, a bit spicy, with a depth and complexity that no other flavor can rival.
Clove is a pungent and aromatic flavor with a strong astringent bitterness. An intense flavor synonymous with fall!
This is a bakers cocoa. Unsweetened with deep earthy tones and a very prominent chocolate flavor. For those of you who want to work on a ground up chocolate recipe, this one is for you.
Tropical. Sweet. Nutty. A great addition to bakeries.
This corn is sweet, and delicate. Couple it with VSO Cornmeal, and you are headed for a great cornbread.
Maize, as introduced to us by Native Americans. Sweet, starchy, and great for cereals,. It is also a fantastic base to build your own cornbread.
One of the few fruits native to North America. Cranberries are sweet and tart and were a tasty treat offered to the Pilgrims by Native Americans when they first came to the new world. They soon became synonymous with Thanksgiving and have been a significant part of Thanksgiving meals for centuries!
Cucumber is a unique, subtle flavor. Similar to melons. Goes great with mint, or in any melon medley.
An intense, sweet flavor. A rich caramel base note boosted by hints of cinnamon and butterscotch.
VSO Dragon Fruit
The Dragon Fruit is the exotic fruit of the cactus Honolulu Queen. It’s brilliant colors and scales resemble that of a dragon. A delicious mix of kiwi and pear, this fruit is unique, sweet, and tasty.
The traditional sweet and spicy holiday drink. Very nutmeg forward with a slight hand on the other spices. Finishes with a rich, creamy mouthfeel. It’s beginning to taste a lot like Christmas!
We take beans from a small estate in Harrar Ethiopia (now known as the Oromia region) and roast them just past second crack. This provides you with a dark, full body taste with no burnt notes. If you are looking for a crisp, clean, unadulterated coffee flavor, look no further.
The fig. Shrouded in mythology but full of flavor; a rich, creamy flavor with hints of honey.
This ginger is hot, zesty, sweet and sassy. A perfect addition to holiday treats!
Sweet and tart, fresh from the vine taste. A small floral backnote can be detected at higher ratios.
The guava comes from Mexico. The flavor is reminiscent of a mama strawberry and a daddy pear loving each other very much! A mild sweetness pairs well with the subtle acidity. Great balanced flavor with a blast of tropical flavor!
Subtle melon flavor, light, and refreshing. Great with cucumber and mint for a crisp, clean creation.
Blueberry’s big brother. A more aggressive dark berry flavor with a fantastic tart finish. A small hint of wild abandonment with a refined sense of sweetness. Huckleberry is far more than just a little piece of pie!
Juniper is a tart pungent flavor with hints of citrus and pine. It is the main flavor component in most fine gins.
Sweet, tart, and oh so tropical. Kiwi will add that perfect balance to any fruit on the sweeter side.
The subtle, nuanced flavor and aroma of leather to add as an adjunct to your favorite recipe.
Tart and bright with a fantastic zesty finish.
Sweet, juicy, and tart with a hint of floral. Lychee is a unique flavor that will add that exotic touch to your recipes.
Sweet, piney flavor with juice that runs down your chin. Ya, it’s kinda like that.
A bit of baked apple. a handful of dried currants. A pinch of cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg and a generous scoop of butter to replace the traditional suet. This mince is only missing the crust. This is request from Mr. Fresh to add to his holiday arsenal…
This is your average cultivar of mint. The flavor and coolness are directly in the middle of all the mints. Great for jellies and ice creams. Blends famously with your favorite chocolate.
Nutmeg brings a nutty slightly sweet profile to your recipes. It is an intense, highly aromatic spice. Nutmeg is your magic wand when it comes to creams. One small dash will bring any cream to life.
A cooked, unsweetened, oatmeal. This is a blank slate, just waiting for you to add any VSO Flavors fruit, or fall spice. Be adventurous and test the waters as you build your next recipe with this base.
The papaya comes from Mexico. A subtle taste of melon, with a little less sweetness. Presents with a crisp up front flavor and a slight creamy mouth feel.
VSO Passion Fruit
The Passion Fruit is sweet, tart, and tropical. Great in beverages, especially tea. You can also add it to a sweet bakery treat that could use a bit of acidity to help balance the sweet.
The taste of summer, right at your fingertips. Sweet, and juicy with just the right amount of tang.
We take a crisp, juicy, Bartlett Pear at the peak of ripeness, and extract every bit of flavor.
Pungent and spicy. Cool and refreshing. Peppermint can add a fantastic punch to beat the summer heat, or add a depth to a warm beverage to beat off the winter chills.
Pine has a wonderful sharp flavor that is herbaceous and sweet. It goes very well with juniper and gin. Try a couple of drops in your next gin and tonic.
Sweet, juicy, and tart. A fantastic addition to any tropical flavor, or great as a single flavor.
VSO Pink Grapefruit
A perfect balance of bitter, sweet, and tart. This flavor will brighten up any recipe. One of the best smelling flavors of all!
The fruit of love. A bit astringent. Fruity. Woody. Sour. Pomegranate is an explosion of flavor that makes your taste buds sing!
This is a simple, natural pumpkin flavor. No overbearing clove, or a ton of other spices. Simple, straight forward pumpkin flavor.
VSO Red Raspberry
Fresh, ripe, red raspberry. Enough tart to stand up to anything you want to throw at it.
Sweet and tart. Great by itself, but a complimentary flavor to a plethora of fruits.
Rice is a subtle, nuanced flavor with a slight crispy, starchy mouthfeel. Fantastic for building a little body into your cereal recipes without being overbearing.
This dark rum has an earthy base note with hints of pepper. Top notes include wisps of vanilla and brown sugar.
Rye has a sharp, sour taste that leaves a lingering spiciness. Great for adding depth to bakery flavors, and fantastic inside of your boozy recipes to mimic rye whiskey.
A couple of drops from this flavor enhancer will give you the pucker. Be moderate.
Spearmint has a subtle nuanced flavor and fragrance. It is a little sweet and does not offer as strong a cooling effect as others in the mint family.
VSO Star Anise
The gentle nuanced flavor of black licorice. Star anise brings a gentle anis taste without being pungent and overly spicy.
This is 100% natural liquid stevia. It is a 2% suspension in PG.
This strawberry flavor is a fresh from the strawberry patch. A little sweet, a little tart, and very juicy.
A proprietary blend of stevia, sucralose, and ethyl maltol. VERY SWEET!
The Tomato. The best fruit ever found in vegetable land. Sweet, tangy and balanced. Great for beverages, or as a supporting base.
The sweet juicy taste of a watermelon running down your chin. Yep. It’s like that.
Wheat imparts a very big body with a deep, earthy nuttiness. Great for cereals, breads, and for the adventurous, beer!
A robust, complex, minty flavor. This flavor was so commonly used in teas, that it is alternately named Tea Berry. A great addition to a hot tea, a cold ice cream, or a complex chewing gum.
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