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…

An Escape to Charleston’s Food Scene

Pitt Street Bridge at sunset

What is DelightFULL? DelightFULL is one of seven macro trends apparent globally. It is all about consumers looking for moments of escape and excitement due to global uncertainty or the pressures of modern life. If this doesn't sound extremely applicable right now, I am a little envious how you've avoided COVID and the 2020 election.…

Chef’s Council: Putting the PRO in Protein

Chefs Council Dinner

FIVE days of meat analogue exploration FOUR world-renowned chefs THREE participating Givaudan regions TWO “takes” on each challenge: external chef-inspired and internal customer-focused demo ONE unique mission — to further understand how we can play a role in providing various proteins to consumers in delicious ways I think it's really no secret: protein is hot.…

Everything’s Bigger – and Delicious – in Texas!

Austin, Texas is one of the coolest cities in the nation. It's the fastest growing city in the U.S., the live-music capital of the world, and highly know for their eccentric street eats. So when a colleague and I got the opportunity to travel to Austin recently, I was ecstatic to discover the unique city. Gourdoughs…

You Are What You Eat

Surplus Foods

A double cheeseburger with Parmesan crusted fries and a dulce de leche milkshake. Excuse me while I daydream about this for a minute. In all reality, sure, that sounds amazing, but most of us aren’t indulging in a meal like this everyday. No matter how much we'd like to. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.…