Fisher’s Fare: Comfort Foods

For reasons that should be obvious to all of us, the past year has been a boon for comfort foods. While this blog typically focuses on food trends from around the world, the lockdown on travel has forced me to look a little closer to home for inspiration. Many people, myself included, have found themselves…

Coffee, Cocktails, Carbs: My COVID Essentials

cinnamon roll with a cup of coffee

In a recent virtual meeting discussing how COVID has impacted our FlavourVision trends, there was a homework assignment: “Find two products in your home that best reflects how your food & beverage choices have changed because of COVID.” I immediately grabbed my stash of citric acid and wheat gluten. What?  Who am I?  Citric acid…

Healthy Baking & Bakery “On the Rise”

It’s no secret that carbs and sugar seem to be public enemy number one in the last few years. With the rise in popularity of the keto diet, products high in carbs have lost market share to products higher in fat. Bakery is a category that has had to get creative to draw in consumers…