The leaves are starting to turn colors and finally cooler weather is giving the Pacific Northwest a break from the blazing summer heat. With that in mind, I thought I’d jump on the most popular flavor of fall; Pumpkin Spice. This month’s application hits several current trends, obviously the explosion of Pumpkin Spice and Boozy Blended Beverages.
August is ushering in unseasonable hot weather here in the Pacific Northwest with temperatures expected to peak in high 90’s this week. What a better way to cool off than to try this month’s drink; Lemonade Lemongrass Fizz.
80% of consumers are enjoying varied ethnic flavors out in restaurants at least once a month. Caribbean flavors or becoming very popular and more mainstream for the bright, light and complex flavors they bring to products.
The health benefits of this little super berry are vast, including anti-inflammatory, immune support, cardiovascular, antioxidant protection, digestive tract, and anti-cancer benefits to name a few. The cranberry outranks all other major fruits and vegetables in its antioxidant levels...
The drink industry is seeing a push toward more developed flavors that appeal to a broader audience that might not normally drink hard alcohol. Millennials are responsible for the current trend toward more exotic spiced flavor profiles. As Millennials are eating out more, their developed spice palette is something they are looking for in new consumer products.