Cheetos, Doritos go head-to-head in Flamin' Hot Faceoff
May 3, 2021
Cheetos® and Doritos® will officially settle the score to see which brand resonates better with consumers. Frito-Lay's "Flamin' Hot® Faceoff" campaign will ask fans to weigh in and ultimately crown a champion.
AFS’ ingredient systems help create authentic Mexican, Tex-Mex or Southwestern taste experiences
April 29, 2021
Mexican foods consistently rank among the most popular cuisines among Americans. Moreover, its evolutionary branching off into “Tex-Mex” and “Southwestern” regional foods has further enhanced popularity.
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.
The latest creation from Blue Diamond is a dedicated line of spicy almonds that fire up taste buds
April 12, 2021
Blue Diamond Growers introduced a line of Blue Diamond XTREMES™ almonds. Available in three hot flavors: Cayenne Pepper (hot), Ghost Pepper (hotter) and Carolina Reaper (hottest), the new almonds are made with real peppers and have a spicy flavor rush.
Say hello to the bold and reimagined noodle from immi, the world’s first low-carb, high-protein instant ramen. immi’s mission is to enrich lives through the vibrant world of Asian American food, starting with the reinvention of one of the world’s most nostalgic and crave worthy foods.
Prepared Foods talks Latin food trends, tastes and ingredients with Anna Cheely, chef and senior scientist at Kalsec Inc. Kalsec, Kalamazoo, Mich., is an international leading supplier of natural spice and herb extracts, colors, antioxidants, advanced hop products, dry products and nutritional ingredients for the manufactured food, beverage, nutritional and pharmaceutical markets.
Acquisition is on-trend to support rising consumer demand for Mexican flavors
January 19, 2021
Olam Food Ingredients, the new operating group created after the reorganization within Olam International Limited earlier this year, is expanding its Spices portfolio to meet the rising demand for bold, authentic flavors with the acquisition of one of the world’s leading suppliers of premium green chiles, jalapeños and enchilada sauces.
A survey of January 2021 launches including salsas, sauces, snacks and beverages
January 19, 2021
Last October saw New York City’s indie pop band, AJR, turn one of its 2020 hit songs into a sauce. AJR partnered with Small Axe Peppers, a mission-based hot sauce company also based in New York, to create BANG!, which features a medley of locally-sourced peppers from more than 30 community gardens throughout the Bronx and Queens.
T. Hasegawa helps food and beverage formulators capture on-trend tastes
January 6, 2021
A leading flavor supplier, T. Hasegawa, knows many consumers have shifted a larger share of their food budget from foodservice to retail—opting to harness cooking skills over restaurants. In addition to consumers being cautious with spending, 34% of consumers will only return to a restaurant once there is a vaccine.