Happy 2018, with the start of a new year comes a focus back to healthier eating and drinking habits. Last year, we saw the popularity of Kombucha explode in the market place. In the New Year, continuing on with other fermented drinks, Tepache seems posed to be the next “it” drink.
Holidays are upon us, and thoughts turn toward tart fruits like cranberry, pomegranate, and plum. We have been incorporating these tart flavors into new fruit concentrate blend and then adding them to our brewed beer. In this process of brewing we have come up with an abundance of spent grains left over from the brewing process. We decided to utilize these spent grains into a spent grain granola sweetened with natural sugars and one of our developed fruit juice blends.
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.