Flavor of the Week: Lavender

When you think of Lavender, you probably think of the popular essential oil used in aromatherapy, candles, and other household products. However, the use of lavender flavor is increasing in popularity in beverages from teas to milks to cocktails and even food.  Lavender was—and still is—cultivated for perfumes, …

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Flavor of the Week: Strawberry

When we think of strawberries, what comes to mind? This sweet and natural treat is luscious, juicy, and best enjoyed in early summer. It evokes picnics and milkshakes, strawberries and cream, berries dipped in chocolate, baskets overflowing with hand-picked fruit. Ice cream. Jam on toast. Strawberry Fields …

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Flavor of the Week: Yuzu Type, NFB

Yuzu Type, NFB- Item Code #7519 Yuzu is a citrus fruit that has gained popularity in recent years. It is about the size of an average lemon, has an uneven texture, and a unique flavor profile that is fragrant and tart, resembling grapefruit. It is believed that yuzu …

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Flavor of the Week: Banana Fosters Type (N&A) Water Soluble

Banana Fosters Type (N&A) Water Soluble- Item Code #561752 Chocolate is synonymous with Valentine’s Day. In fact, about 58 million pounds of chocolate is sold during the week leading up to Valentine’s Day (Menyes). In honor of this holiday, we are highlighting one of our favorite flavors for …

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Flavor of the Week – Pesto Spice Blend, Natural

Oleoresin Pesto Spice Blend, Natural – Item Code 3420  December's Flavor of the Week is Pesto!   Derived from the Genoese verb pestâ, which means “to crush,” pesto is a sauce that traditionally consists of crushed garlic, pine nuts, coarse salt, basil leaves, olive oil, and hard cheese such as Parmesan or …

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Flavor of the Week – Organic Pineapple

October's Flavor of the Week is Organic Pineapple Type (G616763). While the food and beverage industry is certainly dynamic, there are flavors that withstand the test of time. Pineapple, despite being viewed as an exotic flavor only 100 years ago, is now considered to be a classic favorite. This summer (2020), pineapple earned its place on the list …

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Flavor(s) of the Month – Mangosteen, Jackfruit, and Passionfruit

Demand for plant-based proteins is increasing as Americans focus on the quantity and quality of the protein that they consume. According to investment firm UBS, growth of plant-based protein and meat alternatives is projected to increase from $4.6 billion in 2018, to $85 billion in 2030. However, there are challenges inherent to the flavor profile of plant-based protein products such …

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