The Natural Color Trend in Food & Beverage

Consumers’ focus on health and wellness along with their desire for transparency, combined with the influence of social media is driving brands to focus on natural colors. Innova Market Insights data shows an overall growth of new product launches with natural colors in the U.S. from 2016 to 2019. Whether it’s blazing red, rich brown, … Continued


Top Trends in Kids’ Food

While kids are still seeking foods that appeal to their taste buds, their parents are increasingly looking for products they feel good about feeding their families. Additionally, Gen Z and Alpha demographics are more open to bold and adventurous flavors. Brands are meeting the evolving needs of both kids and parents with re-formulated favorites and … Continued


2020 Trends & Flavor Forecast!

What’s the next big food trend? We analyzed the latest product releases, market intelligence reports, and social media buzz to predict the latest industry and flavor trends. Here’s a sneak peek into our predictions for the coming year. Sustainability First Sustainable consumption, supporting small businesses, and getting closer to a brand will be chief goals … Continued


The Newest Ways Food and Beverage Brands are Going Clean

The most popular clean attributes of 2019 include shorter ingredient lists, free-from claims and certifications like Organic, GMO Project Verified and Fair Trade (the list goes on).  But with no FDA definition of natural, every brand and food manufacturer is adopting different methods and strategies to help position their products as clean label.  The latest … Continued


Cold Brew Coffee Revolution

Cold brew has revolutionized the beverage industry and is now expanding its reach into innovative new food products. According to the National Coffee Association, from 2011 to 2016, cold brew sales increased by 580% and continue to rise 24% annually. Nitro Nitro cold brew is made by releasing nitrogen through pressurized valves to create a … Continued