Plant-based proteins, exquisite flavors, premium ingredients, and more among the 24 groundbreaking food and beverage products honored
May 13, 2021
These industry-altering products will shape what’s new and next for the future of food and beverage with flavorful and marketable items designed to satisfy customers’ taste and boost sales for years to come.
Leading retailers Ahold Delhaize USA Companies, Amazon and Kroger partner with IRI to support first phase of new program
May 12, 2021
IRI®, a fast-growing global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, announced the launch of the IRI Diversity Advantage Program™ (DAP) to inspire and empower rising minority- and women-owned consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies to achieve positive organizational growth.
Blue Sage Honey Shrub, Brie Cheese Flavored with Truffles, and Irish Whiskey & Honey Mustard are among the Specialty Food Association’s 2021 sofi New Product Award winners
May 7, 2021
In response to the pandemic, the Specialty Food Association (SFA) focused on creatively and consistently providing opportunities for its members. This includes the 49th Annual sofi™ Awards, a celebration of culinary excellence and creativity.
Other important trends include the updating and reimagining of traditional and regional flavors
May 5, 2021
Hybrid flavor innovation is increasingly being used to deliver new sensory experiences for progressively adventurous consumers, offering food and beverages that can broaden the dimensions of indulgence.
New NPD report reveals what snack food consumption looks like now and into the near future
April 28, 2021
The relationship between mood and eating played out big time during the pandemic, especially when it comes to snacking and treating ourselves, reports The NPD Group. With many people spending more time at home during the pandemic, snack foods and treats, both better-for-you and indulgent, help to fill voids created by sadness, boredom, stress, and other moods.
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.
Eureka! Ranch explores “whole business concurrent development”
April 20, 2021
Although there may be a pandemic-related slowdown, there’s no stopping new product development. To better help readers with corporate innovation strategy, Prepared Foods turned to leaders at the Eureka! Ranch and the Innovation Engineering Institute, Cincinnati. Founded in 1986, Eureka! Ranch has become a global think tank and innovation training company.