I’ll Drink to That: Beverage Trends of Expo West 2022

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Expo West, for me, is one of the events that I look forward to every year. This trade show sets the stage for beverage trends for the entire year. After missing two years in person, I knew this year would not disappoint, and boy was I right. I  admit, at first, I was incredibly overwhelmed…

Plant Based World Expo

The Plant Based World Expo (PBWE) is an emerging showcase for companies to demo their latest and greatest products to the industry. It is organized by the Plant Based Foods Association based in Manhattan (NYC) and was held in NYC on December 8th & 9th, 2021. With the travel limitation imposed by the pandemic, it’s…

Cocktail Trends: Cincinnati Libations

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As bar stools become occupied once again, we are starting to see new experimental cocktails and trends as bars adjust to the new way of life and consumer demands. To wrap up 2021, we wondered how these trends have played out in our city — Cincinnati. What inspiring libations have our local thought leaders been…

Ready-To-Drink Alcohol Innovation: What’s Next

Seltzers and Beyond The ready-to-drink alcohol segment is undeniably exciting, incredibly fast-paced, and unquestionably innovative. Recently, a new wave of hard seltzers hit the scene with lemonades, teas, and punches. However, the million-dollar question is, what will be next? There have been many recent publications around the seltzer bubble bursting— leading us to ask, is…

‘Egg’cellent Vegan Eggs: What do consumers want?

A hard egg to crack. The question of how to create vegan alternatives to eggs was one we really wanted to solve. So we did. It's honestly an exciting time to work in the food industry, especially in the plant-based space. Over the last few years, and even the past year, products have improved tremendously.…