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Rhubarb Flavor Trends

One surprising element that often makes an appearance on seasonally-themed menus during this time of year is rhubarb. Whether served in a savory offering or as an ingredient in a dessert, the flavor of rhubarb, available through Advanced Biotech’s natural Ethyl Levulinate, has been gaining attention in bakery circles and elsewhere in the food industry–and […]

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Flavored Water Trends

It can be particularly tricky to predict trends in the beverage industry. One thing is for sure, though, consumers are educating themselves more and becoming more careful about what they drink. That means that some ingredients, such as sugar, are on their way out, while others – especially natural, functional ingredients – are on their […]

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Cocktail Flavors Consumers Are Loving This Summer

While cocktails are always warmly received, they’re never more popular than during the hot summer months. The last several years have seen many cocktail trends arise as new drinks burst onto the scene, including boozy slushies, citrusy spritzes, and more. Seasonal cocktails have become so prevalent that we can’t help but get excited about what […]

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Refreshing Summer Flavor Trends

When it comes to hosting a summer get-together, the flavor focus is on the cool, the refreshing, and often, the fruity. Consumers are upping their hosting game all the time with incredible flavors in their menus, including the food and the cocktails.   One of the biggest flavors of summer 2019 is watermelon. Watermelon, was pretty […]

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Barbecue Flavors Explored

Independence Day is just around the corner, which means that people all over the country will be celebrating the birth of our nation with fireworks, fun, and most of all, food. Many people have the day off work and are ready for a relaxing summer day filled with the tempting aromas of charred meats and […]

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Orange Blossom Blooms

Orange blossoms are used around the world in culinary dishes, beverages, and dessert to impart a delicate citrus flavor. In food and beverages such as teas, the orange blossom is subtly aromatic. It is a little more nuanced and lighter than the aroma of orange extract, making it perfect for a range of treats from […]

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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. […]