What’s in 2021’s Witch’s Brew?

Let the Holiday Season Begin! It's the time of year when stores begin to put out holiday and seasonal items 3 months too early. Halloween candy sits next to back-to-school displays, fall items are pushing out the summer clearance, and I've even seen displays already for...Christmas. I'm just beginning to get used to the idea…

A Protein Bar for Every Occasion

pile of protein bars

Unwrap the hype I knew that protein bars were getting more experimental and adventurous, but when I was walking down the grocery aisle last week, it was clear: bars are no longer something you eat JUST for breakfast or after an intense workout. Brands have created protein bars for literally every occasion! Kroger Grocery Store,…

‘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.…

The Pursuit of Health & Happiness

Trends may come and go, but the Augmented Self trend is here to stay. Augmented Self, identified as one of the seven global consumer trends, looks at how consumers continually seek improvement through the use of food as well as technology. With a hyper-focus on the functionality of foods, it also looks at the holistic…

Flavor Daters: Who’s your match?

If you were going on a date with a flavor, who would it be? You might be thinking: "You can't use the pronoun 'who' with flavor because it is just a thing." But flavor is more than a 'just a thing' to us. Flavors are our world to be cheesy about it. We see their…