Flavour trends
May 22, 2018

The Cake Flavor You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere, And More From The Royal Wedding Menu | Forbes

Saturday wasn't just a big day for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. It was a day to shine for Claire Ptak, the American baker in London who made the royal…
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May 22, 2018

Pickle-Flavored Foods You Can Buy Right Now

Food trends come and go, but favorite flavors tend to stick around. One crunchy snack that seems to have an ever-devoted following is the pickle. You can enjoy it as…
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May 19, 2018

Elderflower: More than just a wedding cake flavor

A springtime floral, elderflower is more than just a wedding cake flavor. It is time to discover the many uses for this distinctive flavor. Elderflower is a lovely, floral flavor…
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May 19, 2018

Rosé owns summer so every drink now comes in a rosé flavor

Rosé isn’t just a summer beverage — it is THE summer beverage. Sales of pink wine have grown by 53% between the summers of 2016 and 2017, while the rest…
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May 16, 2018

2018 Flavour Trends: Floral flavors bloom in dishes, desserts and beverages

A bouquet of flavors can be found in food and drink from the cake for the upcoming British royal wedding to cocktails, pastries, candies and snacks A colorful and fragrant…
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May 3, 2018

Elderflower soda and lavender lattes: Flowers are suddenly everywhere in food | TWP

Go to any women’s clothing store and you’ll notice: Floral prints are having a moment right now. Shirts and skirts and dresses — and even men’s clothing — are festooned…
Flavour trends
May 3, 2018

New Oreo limited-edition flavors being rolled out are cherry cola, kettle corn and piña colada

The finalists in a competition to create a new Oreos flavor are Cherry Cola, Kettle Corn and Piña Colada. The creator of the winning flavor, decided in late June, gets…
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May 2, 2018

Date shake: A sweet, chilly treat with surprisingly complex flavours

In Palm Springs, California, the date shake is the perfect foil to the resort town’s desert heat: a sweet, chilly treat with surprisingly complex flavours. I placed my order and…
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April 28, 2018

PepsiCo uses data science to decide its next crisp flavour, now it could inform its marketing | The Drum

Over the past five years PepsiCo UK has been working with prediction marketing startup Black Swan, using open online data to pinpoint which ingredients are tickling consumers’ palates. Now, it’s…
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April 27, 2018

Flavour trends shape foodservice industry

International cuisine, less sweet desserts and colorful, functional ingredients are flourishing on menus, according to Mintel’s 2018 US Flavor Trends report. The company explores the foodservice flavor trends that are…
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April 26, 2018

Rose Gold Rosé Marshmallows Are Here — So You Can Now Make Rosé S’mores

One might assume that when two popular food trends collide, they would inevitably make for one truly exciting treat. However, when we found out that XO Marshmallow was releasing a…
Flavour trends
April 20, 2018

We’ve Reached Peak Pickle : Inside 2018’s Hottest Flavour Trend

Imagine slurping ice-cold, blended dill pickle juice through a straw. That vision will soon become a reality, because Sonic Drive-In recently announced it is introducing a pickle juice slush for…
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April 20, 2018

Cucumber-Flavoured Sprite

As the sun finally begins to show its face, we're all thinking about the exciting prospect of beer gardens, BBQs and chilling on the beach with friends. But the one…
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April 20, 2018

Some like it hot: Chili peppers spice up cuisine and candy

Americans are increasingly embracing the heat of spicy chilies from Mexican and South American cuisines, opening new opportunities for authentic regional flavors and Latin fusion foods, Prepared Foods reports. Trends…
Flavour trends
April 18, 2018

Back to nature with fruity flavours and botanic blends | Food Navigator

Every food and beverage product developer has an ear to the ground in the hunt for the next big flavour trend. Using data, insights and indeed intuition, NPD specialists form…
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April 17, 2018

Barrel aged rum: Embrace the nuanced flavour of this liquor trend

The next liquor trend is here. Barrel aged rum is the nuanced flavor that is delightful on its own or in an elegant cocktail. Liquor trends, like food trends, have…
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April 6, 2018

Real Cannabis Beer To Push Infusion Trend Sky-High | Forbes

Craft beer is booming, but that's nothing new. Competition is fierce and many new brewers just can't seem to break into the market. The beer can be great but that…
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April 5, 2018

Peanut Butter Trend Continues: PB Ding Dongs

As Hostess Peanut Butter Ding Dongs are a triple threat of peanut butter combining the sweet taste of peanut butter cake with a peanut butter creamy filling and then peanut…
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April 4, 2018

Try tahini in pastries, ice cream and cocktails | SBS Food

If you make hummus at home, own a health-food cookbook or have a bit of a ‘thing’ for Middle Eastern and Levantine foods like baklava and baba ganoush, you’ve probably…
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April 4, 2018

Flower power: Blossoms in your beverages

Although winter didn't get the memo that it's officially spring, and despite these cold grey days we know it's coming. Not simply because it's April, but has anyone else noticed…
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April 3, 2018

2018 Cake decorating & flavour trends

Lemon and buttercream reign supreme, according to a survey of cake decorating trends, while interest in mirror-glaze and vertical stripes is on the rise Favourite cake flavours for 2018 Lemon…
Flavour trends
April 1, 2018

Cannabis Concentrates: An Untapped Market for Flavorings | Perfumer & Flavorist

The cannabis industry, expected to generate $40 billion in economic impact by 2021, represents an enormous opportunity for a number of ancillary businesses – flavoring suppliers definitely included. While cannabis…
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March 30, 2018

2018 Trends: Exotic iced tea

Lemon and peach iced teas are passé. Today, it’s all about giving things a spin. Experimenting with local and exotic ingredients to arrive at a harmonious blend that offers the…
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March 28, 2018

Black wine is the new trend – Bold flavour & colour

Name all the colours of wine, and you'll start with the obvious ones: red, white and pink, or rose. Maybe you know about orange wine, or vinho verde - "green…
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March 28, 2018

Limited Edition Peach Cheerios Are Coming – Simplemost

Just in time for spring, Cheerios is launching a fruity cereal that will remind us all of warmer days. Peach Cheerios are coming to grocery stores nationwide for a limited…
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March 27, 2018

Pineapple overtakes avocado as the UK’s fastest-selling fruit | The Independent

Even sales of the most divisive of pizzas, the Hawaiian, are soaring. Whether it’s served smashed on toast, infused into chocolate or used as a ring box for the perfect…
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March 27, 2018

Kellogg’s Unicorn Cereal Tastes Like Cupcakes or Fruit Loops?

If you loved the unicorn food trend, the new Kellogg’s Unicorn Cereal might just make your wildest breakfast dreams come true. The cereal recently hit shelves for a limited time…
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March 26, 2018

Ben & Jerry’s expands its Topped range with new pretzel flavour – FoodBev Media

Unilever’s Ben & Jerry’s has expanded its Topped ice cream range by introducing a new pretzel flavoured variant. Topped Pretzel Palooza features a blend of vanilla ice cream, chocolate hazelnut…
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March 23, 2018

The smell & taste of rose | MBGFood

The scent of rose has been used for centuries in perfume and food, its popularity buoyed by the belief that rose essential oil can rejuvenate the psyche and the body,…
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March 22, 2018

Refreshing summer desserts & flavours that will satisfy your taste buds in 2018

Summer is just around the corner and just like you, we are dreading it already. Let's face it, those hot and humid days can be really tough. However, you can…
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March 22, 2018

Unique sauces featuring premium ingredient can create flavorful twists on classic handheld dishes while adding a healthy halo that attracts young diners | QSR magazine

Millennials are quickly becoming a dominant force in the restaurant market. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's food expenditure data, millennials are already outspending their baby boomer…
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March 22, 2018

Taco Bell sauce-flavored chips are about to be a thing | CMO Strategy – AdAge

Taco Bell is bringing its brand into the chips aisle with a trio of tortilla chips essentially made to remind fans that they like Taco Bell. Hitting grocery and convenience…
Flavour trends
March 20, 2018

A new pickle-flavored slush

It's a big dill! Sonic goes sour with a new pickle-flavored slush   When it comes to pickles, we thought we'd seen it all. But it turns out, when it…
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March 20, 2018

2018 Flavour, food & beverage trends you can’t ignore for the summer

The Novotaste website is constantly updated with recent flavour, food & beverage trend articles from a variety of different sources. We have compiled a summary list that summarizes the trends…
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March 20, 2018

4 Popular Flavor Trends that Could Create Food-Safety Issues

Consumer palates continue to evolve in the quick-service restaurant industry as flavor trends cross over from sit-down restaurants to quick-serves. Today’s consumers desire interesting flavors and spices, fresh ingredients without…
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March 19, 2018

Increased demand for ever more vivid/exotic flavours & colours

When it comes to colour and flavour considerations, food manufacturers want to have their unicorn cake and eat it. Demand for natural colours and flavours has accelerated to the point…
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March 11, 2018

Flavour of the moment: Mexico’s regional cuisine drives booming food scene

Every foodie loves tacos and enchiladas. But what about lesser-known Mexican classics like cochinita pibil, the impossibly flavourful, slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatan peninsula? Or escamoles, the ant larvae…
Flavour trends
March 9, 2018

‘Exotic but not too exotic’: Mango flavours are poised for growth

Mango is already one of the most popular tropical fruits. Global product launches incorporating mango flavours have increased by 240% over the last ten years, according to Innova Market Insights.…
Flavour trendsFood scienceInterestingNovotaste
March 8, 2018

Combining flavor and AI is the new food tech trend

Artificial Intelligence is making its way into our food system in a big way. It’s on dairy farms monitoring milk quality, in restaurants powering food-running and burger-flipping robots, and even in the…
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March 8, 2018

M&M’s unveils three new flavors

Mars Chocolate North America, a division of Mars, Inc., is bringing back its M&M’s Flavor Vote campaign, allowing consumers to vote for their favorite of three new limited-edition M&M’s flavors:…
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March 8, 2018

Earl Grey Tea Trends in 2018 on the Foodie Front

Supermarket News recently listed Earl Grey among its top 10 Food Trends of 2018 as the tea is appearing on menus in everything from sweet and savory dishes to cocktails.…
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March 7, 2018

A future for flavor in cereal

A flurry of flavor activity has taken place in the ready-to-eat cereal category. Recent launches include Kellogg’s Chocolate Frosted Flakes and Kellogg’s Cinnamon Frosted Flakes, Blueberry Chex, and Great Grains…
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March 7, 2018

Colour & Flavour Twists on Coffee Classics

Starbucks stores in Asia are celebrating spring early with three beverage releases. Among the latest release, the company will be releasing a new cold brew lemonade and cocoa cappuccino, along…
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March 6, 2018

2018 Flavour trends for dairy applications: Dark & intriguing

Clean, simple, pure vanilla flavor bases, often with a swirl or side of something delicious, dominated the refrigerated and frozen dairy product aisles in 2017. However, after Cyclone Enawo hit…
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March 6, 2018

New remix beverage flavours for 2018

Ed Jones, senior customer marketing manager, said: “Consumers are increasingly looking for more variety and Vimto Remix has been satisfying that thirst since launch in 2016. “This new flavour taps…
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March 6, 2018

Limed! Various lime flavour pairings

We recently posted an article describing new genetically modified limes that will eventually be sold in stores near you. You can identify these limes by their colorful mesocarps, but it is unclear how…
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March 5, 2018

Two fruit flavors to capitalize on craft soda craze

Coca-Cola rolled out two soda flavors last week — Georgia Peach and California Raspberry. The company announced that it was "returning to its artisanal roots" with the debut of these…
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March 5, 2018

Tahini Breaks Out Of Middle Eastern Cuisine To Become A Growing Food Trend

You might have tried tahini in your local Middle Eastern restaurant. You might even have a jar in your fridge from that time you made hummus. But lately, chefs, bakers…
Flavour trends
February 22, 2018

New Fruit Spreads Sweetened & Flavoured With Maple Syrup

Polaner, a national brand of fruit spreads, jams and jellies, is set to debut Polaner Fruit & Maple fruit spreads in April. This product is sweetened with golden Maple Grove Farms pure maple…
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February 22, 2018

The vibrant heat and herby freshness of Zhoug

The first thing you need to know about zhoug, that chunky, herb-laden, garlic bomb of a hot sauce that probably seasoned your last falafel, is that it hails from Yemen.…
Flavour trendsInteresting
February 21, 2018

Genetically Modified Limes Are Purpler and More Healthful

Thanks to a few genetic tweaks, your margarita could someday come in a lovely lavender shade—and be better for your health, too. Researchers at the University of Florida Citrus Research…
Flavour trends
February 19, 2018

Why some of us like it hot

Human beings around the world delight in fiery foods. Thai, Mexican, Chinese, Indian, Ethiopian – the cuisines that can take the roof off your mouth are numerous and flavourful. Ranking…
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February 18, 2018

Edible flowers and jujubes lead 2018 food trends

Edible flowers, the jujube fruit, and the reinvention of supper as a meal have been identified as three of the leading food trends of 2018. Bold flowers are set to…
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February 18, 2018

The Flavor Enhancer You Don’t Need to Tell Anyone About

When food obsessives announce that they have discovered a delicious new thing to eat, generally the first or second thing they’ll tell you is the secret ingredient or special technique…
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February 15, 2018

Ranch dressing on Pizza?

Ranch dressing on pizza: the food trend has been around for a few years, and it shows no sign of slowing down. And with this trend, there are those that…
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February 15, 2018

Tropical flavours tipped to be major macaron trend

Floral and tropical flavoured macarons are set to become the next big thing, according to Brioche Pasquier. Ahead of National Macaron Day (20 March), the French patisserie producer has claimed…
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February 15, 2018

What Is Kohlrabi?

Are you familiar with kohlrabi? This hearty vegetable looks like a cross between celeriac and a turnip. It is great in soups, stir fry dishes, veggie burgers and delicious consumed…
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February 15, 2018

What Are Capers?

  Capers are the unripened flower buds of Capparis spinosa or Capparis inermis. These prickly perennial plants are native to the Mediterranean and some parts of Asia. Their use dates…
Flavour trendsFood trends
February 13, 2018

Make Way For Mangos In 2018 With Top Culinary Trends

The National Mango Board (NMB) invites chefs and restaurant operators to keep menus on trend with flavorful, colorful and multipurpose mangos, taking advantage of buzz from the National Restaurant Association’s…
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February 12, 2018

Salted caramel flavoured gin

Salted caramel fans can buy a gin that tastes of the sweet and salty combination It also tastes of baked apples and experts say it tastes like drinking a strudel …
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February 8, 2018

Top wacky and weird food trends for 2018

Food never goes out of fashion, but there’s always something new we become obsessed with – from avocado toast to cactus juice. But what are this year’s foodie next big…
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February 7, 2018

What is king cake flavor?

As a city, we seem to have agreed that wedding cake flavor is almond. It's a bit murky as to how this evolved, but in the Crescent City it is…
Flavour trends
February 7, 2018

Three Flavors to Watch Out for in 2018

With the new year right around the corner, many in the flavor industry are looking for the trends and tastes that will be popular in 2018. Among them, three flavors…
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February 5, 2018

Butter chicken: Various versions of the classic dish is being served to attract the millennials

It's one of the most popular restaurant dishes on Indian menus all across the world. Unlike more complex curries, this one is simplistic. There is no sophisticated spicing or intricate…
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February 1, 2018

Ireland’s seaweeds offer a huge diversity of flavour, colour and texture as well as rich nutritional benefits and even convenient culinary applications

Food trends may come and go, but it's not often we get the chance to embrace a whole new category of natural ingredients that offer a huge diversity of flavour,…
Flavour trends
December 21, 2017

Top 10 flavors to watch in 2018

A decade ago, Datassential predicted the “black foods” trend, noting that foods like black ice creams were trending for their “dramatic presentation.” This was a full three years before the…
Flavour trends
December 20, 2017

Alcohol-infused flavours on the menu

Ingredients specialists Dalziel Ingredients has outlined its predictions for flavour profiles this holiday season. After Dalziel’s product development team compared what’s on offer in the retail, foodservice, chilled and frozen…
Flavour trends
December 15, 2017

Heat and health may influence 2018 flavor trends

Spicy heat should stay on the front burner in food and beverage flavor trends in 2018, and floral notes might take hold in more formulations as well. Also, flavors could…
Flavour trendsNovotaste
December 13, 2017

2018 Flavor Trends: A Comprehensive Overview

With 2018 nearly upon us, it is time to look ahead at the global flavor trends that are set to dominate the new year.   Flavor Trends Over the past…
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December 13, 2017

Taste Takeover: 5 Flavor Trends from BevNET Live

From drinkable bone broths to vegetable-packed dessert bites, some of food’s innovative, new food categories might leave the average consumer hesitant to take a bite. But one way these brands…
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December 12, 2017

Starbucks best holiday drinks for 2017 – Business Insider

From the Christmas Tree Frappuccino to a Peppermint Mocha, here are 9 Starbucks drinks you can only get right now. Starbucks is famous for concocting festive holiday drinks. This year,…
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December 11, 2017

The Biggest Flavour of 2018: Fig?

Just over a week into December, plenty of predictions for 2018 have already rolled in, and – no offense to the fruit best known for its association with the Newton…
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December 5, 2017

New Internationally-inspired Flavours for 2018

This year's Flavor Forecast highlights the casual, adventurous and interactive nature of how people are eating across the globe today. Dive into street food flavor fusion with a gyro-taco hybrid…
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December 5, 2017

Mocktails Served Right: Flavor systems can give your mocktails the authenticity they need…and make them taste like the real thing

Mocktails – alcohol-free cocktails – are one of the latest crazes to hit the beverage world. In tune with a growing tendency towards moderation and sobriety amongst consumers, mocktails offer…
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December 4, 2017

Spicy flavour trend? Its still hot & becoming the new normal

There were 18,000 new products introduced in 2016 globally that were spicy—compare this with just 3,000 in 2007. It marks a 6% increase from the previous year, reaching a 20%…
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December 4, 2017

Mango Coconut & Curry and Smoky Maple & Bacon Flavoured Ice Cream Rolls

Food flavouring manufacturer House of Flavours has unveiled Mango Coconut & Curry and Smoky Maple & Bacon Arctic Rolls. Both the Arctic Ro... Visit www.bakeryinfo.co.uk today for more information! Source:…
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December 2, 2017

Karuna Café Turmerific, Café Vino, Divine Pinkalicious

After the successful launch of its plant-based, eco-friendly superfood beverages, Karuna announced the introduction of three new flavors. Falling under the Karuna Boost line of coffee-infused products are Café Turmerific…
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December 1, 2017

2018 Flavour Trends

1. Floral: In 2018, you can expect creative floral twists like edible petals and rosewater. The pallet of floral flavors will include lavender, orange blossom, elderflower, and violet. 2. Puffed…
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November 30, 2017

Hot New Global Flavor Trends in 2018

Harissa, ras el hanout, curry—these are a few of the global flavor trends that are changing the face of American cuisine. The foodservice industry moves fast when it comes to…
Flavour trends
November 28, 2017

Demand Increases for Mexican Flavors in Foodservice

Convenience operators looking for data-driven tweaks to their foodservice offerings should look just south of the border: According to Technomic’s MenuMonitor, Mexican entrees are the number two category steadily growing…
Flavour trends
November 21, 2017

Pumpkin spice flavour will still be popular in 2018

As American consumers spend more on pumpkin flavored products, food and beverage manufacturers are taking notice with their products. Martha Stewart may have said that pumpkin flavor has seen its…
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November 19, 2017

Oreo-flavoured candy canes are here and we’re more excited for Christmas than ever

First came the Oreo milkshake gift set and now the brand’s just started selling Oreo candy canes. The Oreo candy canes were spotted by Instagram account @candyhunting, an account that specialises in…
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November 15, 2017

New Food & Flavour Trends for 2018: Beets, black pepper and brown butter

While so many trend forecasters focus on finding the next new sriracha or matcha, Packaged Facts in its latest report highlights creative culinary twists on classic kitchen staples. Think beets,…
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November 15, 2017

Twinkies launches peanut butter range in UK & Europe

Twinkies has launched a Chocolate Peanut Butter flavor in the UK and Europe, partnering with Innovative Bites as its exclusive distributor. Source: Twinkies launches peanut butter range in UK &…
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November 14, 2017

Häagen-Dazs launches decadent duo of seasonal editions for autumn-winter indulgence

Häagen-Dazs is launching two decadent seasonal edition flavours for winter indulgence – one returning and one brand new to the UK. The iconic brand is set to bring back the…
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November 11, 2017

You can now buy a pink cheese that tastes of Prosecco

From the Yorkshire pudding burrito to the mince pie croissant, it’s no secret that us Brits love a food hybrid but is the latest one to emerge taking it one…
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November 10, 2017

Coconut, star of many food trends, bakes up beautifully in pound cake

Coconut is optimizing its resume. As it should. No job is secure in the gig economy, not even topping seven-layer bars over the holidays. Coconut counts up its credentials: the…
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November 10, 2017

Pepsi Introduces 2 New Limited-Edition Soda Flavors, Christmas Cola and Salted Caramel

You can now have your cake and drink it, too. Food & Wine reports on a new limited-edition dessert-flavored drink from Pepsi, though you'll have to travel to Japan to…
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November 4, 2017

[Podcast] The Future of Flavor and Food With Sean Raspet

In the newest episode of the Two Sense podcast, Perfumer Flavorist sits down with artist and Soylent flavorist Sean Raspet. Listen today for an insight into future of food, the…
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November 2, 2017

To create a chip flavor like wasabi ginger, Lay’s starts with the real thing

Three of Lay's most popular experimental flavors are back on shelves. Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Cheesy Garlic Bread and Kettled Cooked Wasabi Ginger potato chips will be available until…
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October 31, 2017

Why you’re so obsessed with Pumpkin Spice Lattes (PSL)

As the days start to cool and the wind stirs the leaves, nothing feels cozier than snuggling up with a blanket and a mug of hot chocolate. Wait, did we…
Flavour trends
October 31, 2017

2018 and Beyond: Tech and Macro Trends Changing Flavor

Flavorcon 2017 started with a look into the future. During her keynote presentation “Trend Formers: 6 Macro Trends Transforming Food & Beverage,” Barb Stuckey gave her insight into the large…
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October 28, 2017

Oh My Goth: The Food Trend as Black as Your Heart

“There are some good ingredients that happen to be black, such as black garlic or black truffles,” explains James Friedberg, executive chef at New York’s Nickel & Diner. “They often…
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October 27, 2017

Coca-Cola India: Coca-Cola India to flavour a bigger portfolio with ethnicity

In juices, Coca-Cola has brought in a hyperlocal range and multiple pack options, while in sparkling drinks, it is scaling up entry-level packs in 180-ml cans and 250-ml PET bottles,…
Flavour trends
October 27, 2017

Taco Bell has a Kit Kat Quesadilla

Taco Bell is no stranger to weird and arguably tasty food mashups. There was the $1 Cheetos Burrito, available to lucky customers in Cincinnati. Bakersfield, Calif., residents got to taste…
Flavour trendsFood trends
October 27, 2017

Moscow’s Culinary Renaissance

Moscow’s culinary renaissance began with a perestroika-era rejection of domestic dishes for a wholehearted embrace of international cuisines: Italian, Mexican, African, Middle Eastern, and, of course, the ubiquitous Japanese sushi (still incomprehensible to me), which assures…
Flavour trends
October 27, 2017

Preferences for new flavors vary by generation

27 Oct 2017 --- Baby boomers are showing a growing tendency to forgo new flavors, as millennials and Gen Xers continue to drive demand for unique flavors, according to Technomic’s…
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October 26, 2017

Pickle Cupcakes Food Trend

Just when you thought 2017 couldn’t get any weirder, now we have news that PICKLE CUPCAKES are a thing. That’s right: pickle-flavored cupcakes are coming to a bakery near you.…
Flavour trendsNovotaste
October 25, 2017

Natural Vanilla Extract Flavours: Forced to Get Creative as Vanilla Prices Soar

As Hurricane Harvey barreled toward Texas, Rebecca Masson, owner of Houston’s Fluff Bake Bar, thought about what was most important to her; what she had to keep safe. She ran…
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October 25, 2017

2018 Dairy Trend: Savory yogurt… a step too far for American consumers, or a sleeper hit in the making?

Are Americans ready for savory yogurt? Right now, it seems the jury is still out, with some high profile brands quietly dropping some of their more adventurous SKUs and Blue…