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The Growing Popularity of Lamb

When it comes to food, tastes and trends are always evolving, and one of the more recent trends to emerge is lamb. As food itself becomes a social activity and educational avenue, and people become more discerning about what they cook at home as well as what they eat in restaurants, lamb’s share of the […]

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Exotic Tea Flavors and Aromas

Customers know what they want; it is up to those in the flavors and fragrances industry to give it to them. Usually, trends are easy to keep up with, but the latest advancements in technology, as well as in customer tastes, are keeping flavor and fragrance industry experts on their toes. The rising popularity of […]

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Experimenting With Chickpeas

Regardless of the type of cuisine, chickpeas are a culinary staple that can be flavored in any of a number of different ways. Ready-made, canned beans come with many different types of recipes, and any of a number of flavor ingredients can be used in the creation of delicious new products. From those formulated using […]

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A New Range of Flavors For Flavored Water

Flavored water isn’t exactly anything new as far as the market is concerned. However, the way that they are marketed and the way that their flavors are formulated has made them very different from the earliest drink mixes to hit the marketplace. The first flavored water product often utilized flavor ingredients that created distinct but […]

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Flavoring Healthy Snacks For Kids

It’s no secret, the growing “millennial mindset” has consumers in large searching for bolder flavors. The shift is continuing in the snack industry, particularly when it comes to innovative products to expand options for the littlest eaters. The focus on healthy snacks for kids continues to emerge and with it the possibilities for flavorists to […]

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The Rising Popularity of Floral and Botanical Flavors

The natural appeal and exotic notes of floral and botanicals are not going unnoticed. Product launches from biscuits to yogurts, drinks to snacks are being released at an increasing rate. According to Innova Market Insights, products featuring floral flavors have increased 132% between 2015 and 2017.   RTD products such as meal replacements are a […]

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Flavoring Marinated Cheese

More than a gorgeous decorative addition to consumers cheese plates, marinated cheese offers freshness that delights even the pickiest eater. From feta cheese to goat cheese and beyond, marinated cheese is known for being rich and full of flavor. Not surprisingly, there are an incredible number of flavor ingredients that are appropriate for making combinations that […]

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Innovation in Floral Applications

You can’t go wrong with pretty colors and romantic, floral flavors. For this very reason, floral flavors continue to have widespread appeal. Rose, lavender, hibiscus and orange blossom continue to be the leading choices and are expected to continue to gain traction and visibility this year. Their exotic notes and natural appeal make them a […]

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Pacific Rim Flavor Inclusions

Ethnic flavors are always a big hit among consumers, with the biggest being influenced by everything from demographic shifts to the way that people are eating their favorite foods. One of the biggest trends in the American food industry this year has been the rise of Pacific Rim flavors, which is a hodgepodge of ingredients […]

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New Ways to Spice Up Sandwiches

According to Technomics, 65% of all restaurants have sandwiches on their menus. That’s not surprising as sandwiches have always been a favorite. While it isn’t difficult for consumers to find a turkey and cheese sandwich or an Italian sub, operators are looking to include innovative and unique sandwiches to their menus.   These days, you […]