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How Desserts Are Developing in the Food Industry

Today’s consumer is looking for food that offers something extra: healthier ingredients, adventurous twists, or sinful indulgence. It’s true of everything from breakfast and lunch to dinner and snacks – and desserts are no exception. Here are a few things we’re seeing in desserts this year.   Artistic desserts   Bakers are becoming crossover artists […]

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Fast Food Trends to Look for in 2020

Successful fast food restaurant owners stay ahead of the curve, from the latest technology and cutting-edge equipment to adventurous new menu items. The new year may still be a few months away, but it’s never too soon to start mapping your strategy. Here are a few of the flavor trends in quick-service restaurants we’re expecting. […]

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Innovative Tacos

Tacos – otherwise known as everyone’s favorite Latin import – are taking on a life of their own in the US fast-casual sector. This irresistible dish has made its indelible mark on our dining scene, along with other well-loved street foods of Mexico, South America, and Central America including burritos, empanadas, and tortas – so […]

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Unique Bakery Pairings for the Adventurous Consumer

Today’s adventurous consumer is definitely experimenting with new foods and flavors. People are craving unusual pairings and fusions of flavors, foods, and forms. Bakers are responding to this demand by combining familiar ingredients and foods with the excitement of something different and new. From grilled cheese donuts to cruffins (a croissant-muffin fusion), these mashups are […]

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Coffee Flavors and Trends

Did you know that September 29 is National Coffee Day? It’s no wonder this ubiquitous beverage gets a day of its own – it certainly deserves it, according to the millions who start their days, finish their meals, and get the pick-me-ups they need from the rich, dark brew. We can’t think of any better […]

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Baby Food Trends

When it comes to weaning babies to solid food, parents take many different approaches. However, most parents want to instill healthy habits that help ensure that their children grow up with optimal nutrition. As dietary habits and preferences begin to form very early, these first weeks and months of eating can have a significant impact […]

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5 of Our Favorite Fall Flavors

This season, as temperatures drop and days shorten, flavor trends are shifting from the light, fresh, juicy tastes of summer to the warmer, spicier, more comforting fall foods. Consumers are seeking out foods that embody the feel of autumn while being familiar enough to be appealing and unique enough to satisfy their adventurous tastes. There […]

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Five of Our Favorite Citrus Trends

Citrus is back – in a big way. Lemons, limes, tangerines, oranges, mandarins – they’re all popping up all over shelves and on menus in a wide range of applications. We expect to see a continued boom in the popularity of citrus in the next year or two, with yogurt, frozen desserts, nutrition bars, sports […]

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How Healthy Indulgent Flavors Are Taking Shape

Although indulgent snacking is here to stay, better-for-you snacking is a growing trend. As is the case for all other categories of food, packaged snack foods are reflecting an increase in healthy, natural, and organic product subcategories. The better-for-you snacking trend is being driven in part by millennials, who have a strong demand for healthier […]

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2020 Prepared Meal Trends: How to Make The Most of Them

For many people, prepared meals are both a staple and an opportunity to try new ingredients, flavors, and dishes. Restaurants and other food businesses can take advantage of this trend by offering a variety of cuisines and comfort foods to satisfy even the most adventurous consumer.   One thing that’s important in dynamic food flavors […]