ACTION CALL: F24/024/1 Salivation

Challenge:  To maximise salivation, or the perception of salivation, in a dry product.

Client: Global FMCG manufacturer

Background: The product is a dry powder product that is consumed directly, the powder delivers flavour and functional ingredients, but is often considered to be ‘mouth drying’, astringent or de-hydrating as the product is consumed. 

Goal: Ingredients and technologies that can be utilised to enhance immediate salivation to overcome the perception of ‘dry-mouth’:

  • Ingredients or technologies to trigger or enhance salivation.
  • Ingredients or technologies that give the perception of ‘in mouth’ -hydration.
  • Ingredients and technologies at all stages of technology readiness, from early-stage research and development to commercially available solutions, will be considered.
  • Ingredients will ideally be natural/clean label.
  • Ingredients will ideally be approved/ or in the process of being approved for use in Europe.


All solutions must be submitted to Technology Scout ([email protected]), with a subject line ACTION ref:  F24/024/1 Salivation

  • A specification detailing the key parameters.
  • A summary of the process or technology.
  • Any technical or application limitations.
  • Commercial availability.
  • Contact details.

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