It can be hard to keep up with all that’s happening in the food and beverage world. With Trend Treks, our Givaudan Team tracks those trends for you, so you can keep updated on your own time. Check out The Beverage Bent for the latest in libations and Foodie Finds for the hottest in chow.

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

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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

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The Chicken Wars

Who doesn’t remember this awesome kid when they think of the crazy ‘chicken wars’ the food industry is currently in? Ditto, my friend. Ditto. Who doesn’t like fried chicken? Or a good trussed-up roasted chicken?

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Not Your Mother’s Wine Coolers

Do you remember the wine cooler fad in the late 1980s and early 90s? Well, these wine coolers were all the rage, but recently they have had an exciting makeover. We reinvented our traditional wine

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Expo West 2021 Recap Series

Virtual Show Was a Go! Natural Products Expo West 2021 even though virtual, still delivered on bringing inspiring, fun, and new product excitement into our homes. All of this without the aching feet at the

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Do-nut Forget About Donuts!

Who can resist the scent of warm, freshly-baked donuts? Not me! There are so many varieties of donuts to choose from. No matter how hard I try to order just one for myself, I always

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Fisher’s Fare: Southern Mexican Cuisine

As I consider current trends and brainstorm the next cuisine to highlight, I think a more regional approach may be appropriate. I covered Mexican cuisine in an earlier entry, but there is so much nuance

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Beef: Hidden Complexity

Beef has been a topic in the hot seat for a few years. Some say red meat is just terrible for you and some say turning to plant-based meat patties is bad for you and

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No Place Like Local, Hometown Bakeries

There’s no place like home – and one of the comforts of your hometown (be it small or big) is the local bakery…or bakeries. Bless the people who are passionate and talented enough to open

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