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International Christmas Cookie Flavors

Heaping plates of cookies are practically synonymous with the holiday season, and it seems that nearly every country around the globe has their own version of this holiday classic. Consumers looking for exotic and unexpected flavors outside of the traditional sugar cookie or gingerbread man may tap into international flavors for their next cookie exchange. […]

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Alcohol-Infused Desserts for the Holidays

Not only do consumers tend to drink a bit more during the holidays, many like to find ways to increase their holiday spirit by infusing desserts with their favorite alcohols. From baked goods to indulgent drinks, confections of all kinds can be turned into night caps when soaked in liqueurs and combined with spices. Consumers […]

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Scent Combinations for Homemade Holiday Gifts

With Christmas right around the corner and Hanukkah already underway, many are on the looking for universally-liked gifts with a personalized touch to give their friends, family, and co-workers. Candle and soap making have become popular hobbies as many have had to stay indoors, and, coincidentally, make the perfect present for loved ones. Infused with […]

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Natural Flavors That Spice up Gingerbread

While pre-made gingerbread spice is a holiday baking staple that is easy to find in stores, a homemade mix is just as easy and has the added bonus of being completely customizable. Consumers looking to elevate their gingerbread beyond the eponymous ginger, or other familiar spices like cinnamon, clove, and allspice will appreciate natural flavors […]

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Nostalgic Christmas Flavors that Deserve a Comeback

While manufacturers and brands are in a constant cycle of keeping up with food trends and new innovations, there are some classic Christmas flavors that will never get old. Playing into that warm and fuzzy nostalgia factor that makes the holidays so enjoyable, vintage candies tug on heartstrings and taste buds alike. Advanced Biotech takes […]

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Finding Flavor with Unexpected Spices

From savory to sweet, fresh, and complex, nothing enhances the natural flavor of food and beverages quite like spices. Spices are the ultimate way to elevate the flavor of any recipe or snack with minimal effort and maximum health benefits. However, most manufacturers and home chefs alike tend to stick to the same handful of […]

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Consumer Insights: Gen Z’s Favorite Flavors

Globally-connected and socially-conscious, Generation Z are born between 1996 and 2018 and are the largest and most ethnically diverse generation. Nielsen reports that Gen Z now makes up 26% of the world’s population and accounts for $29B-$143B in direct spending, making this segment of the market particularly important to please. Predicted to disrupt major industries […]

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Warm and Festive Holiday Drink Trends

When the weather outside is frightful, nothing is more delightful than getting cozy with a warm drink. It’s time to push the autumnal pumpkin spice latte aside and make room for more festival flavors. Seasonal favorites such as hot chocolate, eggnog, and peppermint have been popping up on menus and shelves, and manufacturers have been […]

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Thanksgiving Flavor Innovations

Thanksgiving Day is finally here and many consumers are looking for flavor inspiration to bring new dimension and interest to traditional Thanksgiving recipes. Advanced Biotech takes a look at natural flavors that will keep friends and families coming back for seconds.   Smoky               Not just for summer backyard barbecues, smoky flavors bring mouth-watering […]

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Perfect Scents for DIY Fall Candles

Candles and fall seem to go hand in hand as many look forward to ushering in the season with their favorite festive scents. A candle’s ability to create memorable and relaxing environments have also made them an alluring DIY project for many, as the pandemic has promoted people staying indoors to take up new hobbies. […]