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Fun Flexitarian Flavors

Flexitarianism is a type of plant-based diet (or, depending on whom you ask, lifestyle). The difference between a vegan and a flexitarian is that a flexitarian will occasionally include some meat in their diet. Sometimes referred to as “casual vegetarianism,” flexitarianism is growing in popularity as more people discover the benefits of eating a plant-based […]

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Trendiest Smoothie Flavors

If there’s one shift increasingly more consumers are making these days, it’s becoming more health-conscious, especially as it pertains to what they put in their bodies. Smoothies are an effortless, delicious, and nutritious way to start the day, making them the go-to choice for many people whether they are in a rush or not. You […]

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Adventurous Consumers

When it comes to product development, it’s all about the latest trends. In 2019, it seems that most consumers want the same thing – adventure. This year, it is essential for those in the food and beverage industry to target these increasingly adventurous consumers who are seeking new experiences and discoveries, on their tables (and […]

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Flavors That Remind You of Dad

Did you know that Father’s Day is also National Fudge Day? Fudge is believed to be an American invention, the result of an accidental “fudged” batch of caramels. Fudge is known to have been sold in a grocery store in Baltimore in 1886 at 40 cents per pound – the first documented sale of fudge. […]

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SuperFood Trends

There is some debate about just how “super” superfoods are, but many people, experts included, believe in their anti-aging and healing powers. These healthiest of foods offer superior nutrition, important anti-oxidants, lots of essential vitamins and minerals, and fiber – not to mention the color and flavor they can add to any plate (or glass). […]

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Outdoor Movie Flavors For Summer

Trendiest Outdoor Movie Snacks   With the increased availability of technology and large screens, the outdoor movie night is growing in popularity among people of all ages. The weather is perfect, the backyard is beautiful and roomy, and everyone’s in the mood to throw a party – all that’s missing are the movie snacks. Here […]

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Supporting a Healthy Lifestyle

Eating a healthy diet can be both rewarding and cost-effective, and more and more people are focusing on ways to make their lifestyles as healthy as possible. At the same time, more people are cooking at home than ever before because of the often-superior quality of homecooked food and the ability to control what goes […]

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Cocktail Popsicles Trends of 2019

Every year, new ways to imbibe appear on the scene, but it’s been a while since we’ve seen one we love as much as alcoholic popsicles. Boozy ice pops are showing up in bars, restaurants, and stores, sometimes alone and sometimes as alcoholic icebergs floating in cocktails of complimentary flavors. These icy adult treats gained […]

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Flavors of the Season: Smoky Flavor Applications

On Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, people all over the country are planning recreational time with their family and friends – and firing up their grills while they’re at it. From the most basic (but still delicious) burgers and dogs to the more complex grilled meals, Memorial Day is a wonderful day for […]