2019 cocktail trends
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New Trends in Cocktails

The cocktail trends of 2019 have given flavorists much to look forward to. This year cocktail drinkers will indulge in unusual pairings and surprising ingredients. There’s no better time for flavorists to experiment with flavorful concoctions to develop the low-and no-alcohol category.   As consumers continue to become more acutely aware of the importance of eating […]

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Flavor Ingredients for Salty Snacks

Who doesn’t have a favorite potato chip flavor? From basic salt and vinegar to sour cream and onion, barbecue, and even flavors that are a little bit experimental, there are an incredible number of ways to flavor a potato chip. Even otherwise cautious eaters will get a little bit experimental when it comes to the […]

peanut butter flavor
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Exploring Peanut Butter Flavor Trends

Have you been to the snack aisle lately? If so, you may have noticed a great new trend taking place there. As consumers continue to be more health conscious, the focus on the functional benefits that food can offer result in an increase in functional foods and beverages. The peanut category is seeing such an […]

melon flavors
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The Sweet and Refreshing Flavor of Melon

There are few flavors more refreshing than that of melon. However, it has not seen the widespread popularity of other fruit flavors on the market – at least, not until recent years. However, the influx of Asian beverages and confectionary treats into the Western market has helped melon flavors see a much larger spread to […]

passion fruit
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The Uses for Exotic Passion Fruit Flavor

The popularity of flavors such as lemon and passion fruit have increased according to Mintel and the two are some of the top growing flavors to watch for according to Mintel Menu Insights. From house-made vinegars from fruits to desserts passion fruit is finding its way into some of our favorite categories. In 2019, we […]

flavored milk products
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Flavored Milk Products Increasing in Popularity

Flavored milk products have always been popular, especially among younger children. However, just because flavored milk is meant for kids does not mean it cannot be enjoyed by adults, as well. This is something that the dairy and plant-based industries are realizing, and subsequently a range of flavored milk products outside of the standard flavors […]

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Ways to Utilize Lavender for Flavor

Flavorists and consumers alike are now more open to expanding their palette than ever before, which means its prime time for new flavors to rise. There is a wealth of new options available when it comes to exotic fruits, vegetables and even grains. However, one of the most wild and experimental flavors is already well […]

chocolate flavors
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Innovative Chocolate Flavors For a Growing Market

Consumers more than ever are desiring to try new things and the chocolate industry has taken note. Because of the growing market of buyers for chocolate products, there is also more demand for new and improved flavors. But what is it that people are really looking for?   The  demand for flavor inclusion has always dominated […]

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Popular Christmas Flavors

Flavor designers have plenty of good reasons to celebrate the upcoming holidays! From traditional favorites to delicious novelty items, there are many different ways to get into the spirit when creating fun and delightful holiday concoctions for customers. From flavored sweet treats to delicious, savory food items, the range of dishes that mark the Christmas […]

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Organic Flavoring Extracts – What’s Popular Now?

As consumers alter their diets for better health, going vegan and choosing organic have increased in popularity as dietary options. While many feel a moral calling to avoid animal products, others turn to veganism to correct health issues brought on by previous dietary choices. Some are looking for food options devoid of pesticides and other […]