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…

‘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.…

Scoop! There it is: Ice Cream Innovation

Summer is here and National Ice Cream Day is around the corner... So that means it's socially acceptable to have a dozen ice cream cones a day! Right??? Seasonality and LTOs Drive Interest A lot is happening in the ice cream space right now, and I couldn't be more excited for it! The biggest driving…

The Chicken Wars

Who doesn't remember this awesome kid when they think of the crazy 'chicken wars' the food industry is currently in? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJhIm9lVzHI Ditto, my friend. Ditto. Who doesn't like fried chicken? Or a good trussed-up roasted chicken? A BBQ chicken breast? Or a basket of buffalo wings with their pizza (shoutout to my Buffalo family!)? Does…

Cheese: A Life Without It, is No Life At All

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About 10 years ago I decided to try and give up cheese. With my intake off the charts, this was my attempt to lead a healthier lifestyle. Well folks, I am here to say that I lasted an entire 5 days. It was the worst 5 days of my life. My obsession does not stand…