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


The Latest on CBD-Infused Food and Beverage Products!

The Latest on CBD-Infused Food and Beverage Products!   One of the most important trends in 2019 is products infused with a non-psychoactive compound of the cannibis plant known as cannabidiol (CBD). CBD-infused products are now being produced across all categories, from beverages to confection to bakery. With a recent study projecting the US CBD … Continued


Fresh from the garden, the top three floral flavors blossoming this summer!

The top three floral flavors blooming this summer! Floral tonalities offer new taste experiences, aromatic escapes and healthful positioning. Chefs, bloggers and foodies all agree that combining fruits and botanicals can add uniqueness, differentiation and sophistication to a product. Florals are also visually appealing and extremely social media friendly propelling them onto the mainstage in … Continued


Flavorchem Continues Focus on Innovation with New Pilot Plant

Flavorchem Corporation, an established leader in the manufacturing of flavor and color solutions, continues its commitment to innovation with its new state-of the-art Pilot Plant utilizing the latest in thermal processing capabilities. The fully-automated, custom-designed thermal processing unit allows Flavorchem to simulate HTST, UHT and aseptic conditions with both indirect heating and direct steam injection, … Continued


Flavorchem’s Journey to Colombia

We recently sent our manager of innovation and technology, Blake Wester, to Colombia to experience coffee from bean to cup and investigate emerging technologies for coffee-based ingredients. The trip was another example of Flavorchem’s continued focus on ensuring clean, all-natural ingredients and the latest in innovation. Outside of the major cities, coffee can be found … Continued


Flavorchem Announces $4MM Investment During Rep. Roskam Visit

Downers Grove, IL; July 3, 2018: Flavorchem Corporation and The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) were pleased to host Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) for a facility tour at Flavorchem along with a business leader roundtable on Monday, July 2, 2018 to discuss the real-world impact of tax reform and other ways Congress can better serve … Continued


Keep it Clean With Flavorchem’s Clean Label Extracts

The “Go Clean” movement is here to stay, with consumer demand for more label-friendly ingredients, clean processing facilities, and corporate transparency and authenticity. In alignment, Flavorchem offers a variety of clean label extracts derived from wholesome sources, using only the cleanest methods of processing for a true-to-nature flavor. As there are no federal regulations defining … Continued


Tea and Coffee Surf Energy’s Next Big Wave

Natural sources of caffeine, the beverages also are rich in antioxidants. Excerpt taken from March 9, 2018 issue of Dairy Foods Magazine Blake Wester, applications scientist, Flavorchem Corp., Downers Grove, Ill., has also witnessed sedimentation in both coffee and tea beverages, and he finds the finely ground green-tea powder known as matcha a special challenge … Continued


Understanding the limitations of natural flavors

Understanding the limitations of natural flavors Excerpt taken from January 16, 2018, of bakingbusiness.com. The clean label movement has put pressure on bakers to remove artificial flavors from recipes. In doing so, however, they often are challenged with delivering the same robust, stable taste associated with artificial flavors consumers have grown accustomed to. Nick Lombardo, … Continued