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Sweet Trends in Sugar Reduction Happening Now

Sugar reduction remains a top priority as new dietary guidelines advise Americans to lower their added sugar intake from 10% to less than 6% of their daily calories. Brands’ quest for healthier alternatives persists with 74% of 2020 Food and Health survey respondents trying to limit or avoid sugar altogether.  No sugar. No problem ChocZero’s sugar-free chocolate products include peanut butter cups, chocolate squares, and keto bark. Nut Pods dairy-free, 0g of … Continued


Mega Trends of Quarantine Snacking

Snack food consumption increased over 8% since the beginning of the pandemic, according to NPD Group. Even though quarantine snacking habits have seen wide swings in consumption between eating comfort food and enhanced diligence to healthier habits, 90% of consumers recently surveyed said eating their favorite snack makes them “feel normal.” Chocolate Remains #1 US … Continued


Leading Brands Promote Sustainability Amidst Industry Uncertainty

Innova Market research found approximately 85% of US and UK consumers expect companies to invest in sustainability with efforts prioritized in responsibly sourced food, zero-waste, and eco-efficient packaging to protect the environment. Here’s how the leading food and beverage brands are incorporating sustainability into their product offerings right now. Sourcing Sustainable Packaging Evian released the brands first … Continued


Summer LTOs Trending Now

Summer is here and brands have introduced new LTOs and relaunched seasonal favorites in an effort to drive consumer purchasing in this exceptionally slow retail environment. QSRs have doubled down on drive thru and delivery options so consumers can safely attain the warm weather must-haves. Here is a breakdown of the most popular flavors trending … Continued


Elderberry, Probiotics, Turmeric: The Latest Functional Food and Beverage

Now more than ever consumers are embracing food and beverages with functional benefits that address immunity, stress, digestion and sleep. While better-for-you options are not new, consumers are turning their focus to classic products that incorporate nutritional elements during the pandemic. Beverages with a Boost Innovation in the functional beverage segment continues to gain market … Continued


Responding to the Covid-19 Crisis

We caught up with Laura Dembitzer, Director of Marketing & Communications, to discuss how Flavorchem and Orchidia Fragrances are responding to the Covid-19 crisis and what the future holds for the flavor & fragrance Industry. How has the pandemic affected the demand for flavor and fragrance ingredients? As restaurants and food service establishments close or … Continued