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Vibrant Floral and Botanical Flavors Blossom into Food & Beverage

FASHIONABLE FLORALS Wellness has been a universal theme for 2020 and continues in 2021. As consumers adjust post-pandemic, mental well-being and self-care are top priorities. Flowers and plants have healing properties; they are both decorative and functional. It’s no surprise that vibrant florals are appearing on runways, at …

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Summer 2021 BBQ Flavor Trends

Spring is here and that means grilling season is quickly approaching. Nothing signifies summer quite like the taste and smell of BBQ flavors. It’s time to prepare for summer 2021 BBQ flavor trends and get ready for May, which is National BBQ Month. According to the NPD …

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Sweet Bakery Flavor Trends 2021

2020 was a year like no other. Quarantining and social distancing led consumers to yearn for comfort and security. Comfort foods, especially sweet baked goods, are often sought after during difficult times. Traditionally, baked goods connote comfort and joy and frequently conjure fond childhood memories. It’s no …

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Trilogy’s Game Day Flavors

The Super Bowl is an unofficial American holiday centered around football and delicious food and beverages. In honor of this popular event, Trilogy Essential Ingredients is highlighting top trending flavors inspired by game day favorites. These flavors work well in a variety of crowd-pleasing applications ranging from …

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Market Trends – Functional Ingredients

Introduction  Food and beverages fortified with functional ingredients are experiencing increased demand as consumers want products that target specific health needs. The current global pandemic has accelerated demand for such products. Functional Ingredients are ingredients that may provide health benefits outside of the basic nutrition inherent in the …

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Market Trends – Flavored Cheese Pt. 2, Flavor Trends

Introduction  With health being a top concern amongst Americans, cheese is presented with both an opportunity and challenge when it comes to sales. Cheese has historically been viewed as a high-fat/unhealthy food in the past. However, recent shifts in attitudes towards dieting such as low-carb and high-protein have …

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Market Trends – Flavored Cheese Pt. 1

Introduction  Like many categories in the Food and Beverage industry, capturing consumer interest and loyalty, in regards to taste, requires a tricky balance between time-honored classics and innovation. The cheese industry is no exception.  The current global pandemic has brought this conundrum, which has been in the background …

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Market Trends – Alternative Meats

Introduction  Veggie burgers are nothing new, so why is it that alternative meats are so popular now? Have consumer tastes changed? Not necessarily. While the percentage of those who identify as vegetarian/vegan is still quite low, the number of people who are more flexible with their diets, also known as “flexitarians” is on the …

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