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Lavender Flavor Trends 2019

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. The macro trend for this year continues to be a balance between flavors that consumers find familiar and comforting alongside flavors that satisfy their craving for a flavor adventure. There […]

cereal products
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Enhancing Cereal Products with Flavor Ingredients

Although products incorporating flavors that incite memories of childhood like cereal milk, s’mores, birthday cake, and cookie dough are popular in cereal products, cereal brands continue to be under pressure to reduce sugar content, meet the healthful breakfast needs of health-conscious consumers, all while providing great taste and meeting convenience needs. Cereal brands take notice […]

butterfly pea
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Butterfly Pea Spotlight

Highly recognizable for its natural blue hue and color changing properties, the butterfly pea flower is expected to be spotted all over the food and beverage sectors this year. Traditionally used in Asian cuisines, the earthy–woody flavored plant’s flavor profile can be described as being similar to unsweetened green tea.  High in oxidants and having […]

hot sauce
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Hot Sauce Recipes for a Variety of Uses

The numbers don’t lie. Consumer interest in hot and spicy ingredients continues to increase for the tenth year in a row, with more than 22,000 new products having been introduced last year. Hot sauce can be used in a number of different ways, and in many different kinds of cuisines. Though the standard type of […]

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Creating Incredible Smoothie Drinks

As consumers take on a more holistic view of health and wellness, the trends in the beverage industry continue to reflect that. Functional and plant based products are expected to drive the industry this year and for good reason. Smoothies can provide buyers and their families with everything that they need to eat healthy while […]

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A Unique Twist to Marshmallow Flavors

Entire volumes could be written on the new and innovative ways that companies have come up with to flavor marshmallows. However, there is a new contender for the innovation crown when it comes to marshmallow flavors. Unflavored white marshmallows has been the most popular for decades, primarily because of the supporting role it plays in […]

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Flavor Ingredients for Dietary Foods

While ingredients are important for every sector within the foods industry, from companies that create organic compliant dishes to those that produce sweet treats, one of the biggest markets for the array of flavors offered by flavor ingredients manufacturers is the dietary foods industry. Health food products are notoriously bland and flavorless, as they remove […]

Coconut milk
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Fresh Ideas for Vegan Dishes Using Spiced Coconut Milk

Coconut milk has become a popular dairy alternative for vegans and omnivores alike, and for good reason. Not only is this plant-based substitute well suited for a variety of cooking styles, but it may also have some surprising health benefits as well. For flavorists looking to up their flavor game, there’s perhaps no better way […]