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…

Cocktail Flavor of the Month: Spiced Orange

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"Back to Normal" If there is one thing the pandemic has done, it has heightened our awareness for comfort and connection. We anxiously look forward to those days of "normal" where events and experiences are more of a reality and less of a distant memory. We crave a sense of physical and mental security. In…

Cocktail Flavor of the Month : Banana

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Brief History about Bananas Bananas are some of the most versatile of tropical fruits. Originating from Southeast Asia, it is thought that bananas are one of the world’s first cultivated fruits. The path of the fruit to North America is quite arduous. The fruit starts its journey thriving in Africa, then travelling with the sailors…

Why a Maple Flavor is a Good Idea

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The turning leaves and chilly days remind us of maple, the smooth and mellow counterpoint to the fall classic of pumpkin spice. Starbucks receives most, if not all, credit for the creation of pumpkin spice since the latte’s inception in 2003 but maple has a different story. The discovery of maple syrup sprawls across Native…