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Breakfast Trends of Epic Proportions

With more people working from home, breakfast is finally regaining its place as the most important meal of the day. Big breakfasts aren’t only for the weekend anymore, as those who were previously short on time in the morning are foregoing their daily commute for a fortifying morning meal. In accordance with this trend, the […]

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Naturally Mood-Boosting Foods and Fragrances

During the global pandemic, mental health and emotional wellness has been a concern for many. The combination of having to stay indoors, limit social contact, and the harsh weather can bring about a bout of winter blues and take a toll on one’ mood and overall mental health. While food alone cannot treat or cure […]

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Perfect Herbs for Windowsill Gardens

Although the cold weather is too harsh for many vegetables and herbs to be grown outside, you can enjoy fresh herbs all year round by plating a windowsill garden. Low-maintenance, sustainable, and inexpensive, windowsill gardens require only sun and water to thrive and produce delicious herbs to use in the kitchen and in homemade beauty […]

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Natural Ingredients for Healthy Hair

As the health and wellness lifestyle continues, consumers continue to gravitate towards natural products with clean label ingredients. Traditional haircare products packed with artificial additives are declining in popularity as consumers tend to avoid chemicals that may dry out their hair, irritate their scalp, and aggravate skin issues. Wholesome, natural ingredients offer many benefits that […]

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Wine Trends to Watch in 2021

Consumer trends often reflect the current social climate and what society values at the time, and the world of wine is no exception. Though alcohol consumption has been steadily declining throughout the past year, wine still plays an important role society as many unwind with a glass at the end of a long day, connect […]

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Natural Ingredients for Healthy Skin

Today’s consumers are, collectively, more informed and health-conscious than ever before. Many are becoming aware of what is in the products they consume and apply to their bodies, and the demand for natural products free of chemicals is higher than ever. Artificial additives like stabilizers, preservatives, aromatic agents and artificial coloring can all have negative […]

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A New Taste Sensation: Kokumi

You’ve probably heard of umami, but have you heard of kokumi? Roughly translating from Japanese to “rich taste” or “deliciousness”, kokumi is a flavor enhancer that brings richness, roundness, and craveability to everything from grilled proteins to salad dressing and desserts. Read on as we explore this new taste sensation and what makes it so […]

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International Inspiration: Spicy and Sour

While sweet and sour flavor combinations are often thought of as a staple in snacks and beverages alike, spicy and sour are often overlooked and underrated in the food and beverage industry. This unique flavor profile is finally getting the recognition it deserves as consumers continue to search for new and exciting products and dining […]

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New Innovations in Cooking Oil

Kitchen staples like vegetable and olive oils may need to make some room in the pantry. An upcoming food trend in 2021 will be experimenting with new types of oil in cooking, whether for health benefits, flavor benefits or both. Advanced Biotech predicts that oils derived from unconventional natural sources and those infused with botanic […]

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Botanic Remedies for Sore Throats

As cold weather persists, sore throats become a more common occurrence. Itching, tightness, and irritation are just a few of the symptoms of a sore throat, and can prevent those afflicted from getting a good night’s sleep, concentrating during the day, and even swallowing food and drinks. Many do not feel that a simple sore […]