Plant-based consumer demand is shifting. No longer just a substitute meant to mimic animal products, plant-based is becoming a standalone segment, creating a wide new space for brands to let their innovation instincts grow.
This annual report combines leading industry research findings with the latest data from T. Hasegawa’s product development and marketing teams to analyze what consumers are looking for in food and beverage categories and predict upcoming trends through next year.
The health-first membership for conscious living and better-for-you snack brand debut co-branded creations
November 30, 2022
Exclusive to Thrive Market’s 1.2M members, the LesserEvil x Thrive Market Elote flavor is a co-branded creation, alongside crowd favorites including Olive Oil, Salted, Vegan Butter, and Sweet and Salty.
New Vietnamese production facility further strengthens iTi Tropicals’ global sourcing of passion fruit
October 19, 2022
iTi Tropicals, Inc. (iTi), a supplier of bulk tropical fruit juice purees and concentrates, announced the opening of a new passion fruit production facility in Vietnam. The new facility, operated by passion fruit industry leader Quicornac, offers iTi customers greater flexibility in budgeting, expanded product offerings, stability of production, increased availability, diversity in applications, and more.
The new product line is MGP's first for the foodservice channel
September 26, 2022
MGP Ingredients, Inc., launched of Proterra® Crumbles, a line of chef-seasoned plant-based protein crumbles developed for foodservice operations. Ready to serve in just minutes, Proterra pea protein crumbles can help cafeterias meet growing consumer demand for plant-based foods.
The next wave of pasta products boasts a world’s worth of influences and a host of new nutritional benefits, all introduced through ingredients novel to noodles and largely nonexistent in the pasta and prepared pasta meal spaces. Exploring beyond Italian and Asian, product developers have turned to cuisine cultures ranging from Eastern Europe to Turkey to North Africa to bring greater variety, and nutrition, to the humble noodle dish.
Innova Market Insights Expert to provide insight into innovations
April 23, 2021
Taste is a top driver of purchase in food and beverage and is a powerful way to create more engaging product experiences. Discover how flavor is being used to create new dimensions of indulgence, recreate restaurant quality experiences in-home, reimagine traditional favorites and provide immune boosting associations.
McCormick Flavor Forecast reveals influential flavor themes: Plants Pushing Boundaries, Humble Nosh, Underwater, Under Discovered, and Physiological Eating
April 22, 2021
The McCormick Flavor Forecast has been uncovering the trends that transform the way we cook, flavor, and eat for over two decades. The Flavor Forecast 21st Edition continues to connect consumers and food professionals with the latest global flavors and ingredients to delight the senses and bring eating experiences to the next level.