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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 […]

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Popular Vanilla Flavor Combinations

These days, vanilla is anything but boring. One of the most popular trends we’re seeing this involves this delicious spice – finding new ways to use it and new things to combine it with for exciting new flavors. Vanilla is being blended with unexpected ingredients such as oregano, tamarind, and many more to create new […]

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Flavors that Liven Up the Lunchbox

With the kids back in school, it’s easy to settle into a routine. That’s good in some ways, but there’s one place where routine can get boring – in your child’s lunchbox. Most kids have particular favorites they enjoy eating repeatedly, but there are always twists you can try when it comes to lunches and […]

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How Marshmallow Flavor Is Showing Up on Menus and Shelves

When it comes to marshmallow-based treats, marshmallows have traditionally often played a supporting role. It’s common to find marshmallows folded in with rice cereal, tucked between chocolate and graham crackers, or sprinkled across the silky surface of a cup of hot cocoa. Now, however, marshmallows are stepping out of the shadows and filling new roles. […]

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Indian Flavors Experience Growth

Lately, consumers have two common goals when it comes to their food choices: improving their health and keeping things interesting. As such, they have been discovering more of the food combinations and dishes native to the various regions of India, seeking authentic flavor experiences and learning more about Ayurveda. Indian dishes and products are becoming […]