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Cacao Juice Is on the Rise

You are most likely aware that cacao helps to create one of the most delicious foods in the world by anyone’s measure: chocolate.  However, it’s less likely that you are familiar with cacao juice. This tasty beverage from the pulp of the bean can enhance cacao farming and sustainability.   Cacao juice is an up-and-coming […]

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Peach Flavor Applications

The humble peach is gaining ground thanks to its versatility and broad appeal. There are hundreds of varieties of peaches that range in flavor from mostly acidic and mildly sweet to very sweet with little acidity. Whether starring in an indulgent dessert, a spicy sauce, or a refreshing cocktail, there’s nothing quite the same as […]

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Quenching Thirst and Boosting Health with Functional Drinks

Not that long ago, terms such as “functional foods” and “gut health” weren’t very common and mostly limited to health food stores. However, the idea of wholesome foods providing significant health benefits has made its way into consumer consciousness in a big way. Functional foods have evolved to include everything from yogurts with probiotics for […]

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The Enduring Popularity of Caramel

There are few flavors as popular and versatile as caramel – especially of those that have been around as long. Caramel also has multiple personalities: butterscotch, dulce de leche, toffee, and cajeta are all forms of caramel cooked to different stages or made with different ingredients. It is the perfect mild foundation for any number […]

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Strawberry Flavor Applications

There are few things as naturally sweet and flavorful as ripe, red strawberries. You can use this flavor in the creation of many baked goods, including muffins, cakes, pies, cookies, and more. It’s especially popular in baking mixes that allow consumers to bake up the strawberry-flavored desserts, snacks, and breakfasts they want in their own […]

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Cannabinoids Cosmetic Applications

Thanks to CBD, cannabis is losing its “stoner” image and gaining a new one as a luxury beauty and wellness product. Relaxing laws around marijuana and growing enthusiasm over the science of CBD have legitimized what many people have long suspected: this stuff is good for you.   CBD is making its presence felt on […]

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How Restaurants Are Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a day to eat, drink, and be merry, and restaurants come through in a big way with Irish-themed cocktails, food, and music in a festive atmosphere. This day is full of regular menu items dressed in green in honor of St. Patrick, but there’s more to it for savvy businesses. St. […]

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Seafood Trends

As consumers become increasingly health-conscious, they’re naturally eating more seafood. Fish and other seafood items are rich in essential fatty acids and form an essential part of any healthy diet. Here are some of the top seafood trends that we’re seeing in 2020.   Sustainability   Unsurprisingly, sustainable seafood tops the list of 2020 trends. […]

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Pancake Trends

If you operate a restaurant that serves breakfast, then chances are, you serve pancakes. That’s a great move these days because pancakes are gaining newfound popularity—in a big way. Pancakes are easy to make, fun to eat, and, most importantly, incomparably delicious. Here are a few of the biggest pancake trends that we’re seeing this […]