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Valentine’s Day: V-Day Treats

For sweet treats, Valentine’s Day is one of the most prosperous times of the year for flavorists, restaurants, bakers, and packaged dessert manufacturers. As during other times of the year, however, today’s adventurous consumer will be looking for the new and exciting in this year’s V-day flavors and products.   As people look to spoil […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas Targeting the Whole Family

With growing awareness around the importance of eating a healthy diet, more people are making it a goal to snack on fruits and vegetables. Families are discovering that there’s more to the art of eating fruits and vegetables than simply buying them and eating them raw–although you certainly can eat most produce that way. A […]

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Vanilla Alcoholic Beverage Applications

Capturing nature in a bottle isn’t easy, but at Advanced Biotech it is part of our everyday routine.  We are constantly reinventing new ways to utilize the botanical gifts of planet Earth in our extract and distillate products. Vanilla is one of the most widely used flavors in the global food industry. A woody or […]

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Innovations in Sports Drinks

Sports drinks have become ubiquitous in the US. From moderately active individuals to competitive athletes, many consumers turn to sports drinks to replenish fluids and electrolytes and quench their thirst. Let’s take a look at the latest trends in this already-booming market.   Less sugar   Reducing sugar content is a major trend in several […]

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Healthy Food Trends

Health Food Trends of 2020   If the past few years are any indication, healthy foods will continue to reign. Not just healthy–today’s consumers demand more from their eats. From health benefits to taste to style, they want it all, and these up-and-coming trends promise to deliver.   Plant-Based “Meats”   Vegan-friendly stand-ins for traditional […]

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Pet Food Trends

Pet food is one of the fastest-growing categories of products on grocery store shelves, and today, consumers are putting a bigger focus than ever on natural and specialty pet foods. Premium and organic pet food brands are responding to the demands of pet owners for foods that optimize nutrition and encourage health.   People view […]

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Today’s Cheese Trends

Don’t be bleu – January 20 is National Cheese Lover’s Day! It’s a gouda day for anyone who loves cheese, and that’s almost everyone. National Cheese Lover’s Day is the perfect time to take a look at up-and-coming trends in cheese, so let’s dig in.   Innovative flavors   Today’s adventurous consumer is all about […]

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Tamarind Announced As West African Flavor Trend of 2020

Lately, we’ve seen traditional West African flavors popping up all over, with many brands looking to this region for new product ideas. One ingredient that’s particularly promising this year is tamarind.   Tamarind is a pod-like fruit with edible pulp that grows primarily in tropical climates. Its sweet-and-sour flavor is making it more and more […]

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Popcorn Trends

Young foodies with active lifestyles increasingly seek out snacks with adventurous flavors and convenient pack formats, and popcorn fits the bill. As with so many other foods and beverages, we’re now seeing popcorn become a healthier, more sophisticated, and more complex snack option.   Here are some of the popcorn trends that we’re looking forward […]

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Gum Confectionery Trends

Gums and candies are popular with consumers of all ages. From young kids to older adults, everyone loves the sweet taste and fun experience these sweet treats have to offer. Here are some of the biggest trends to look for in 2020.   Functional benefits   Consumers are looking to their food and beverage products […]