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.

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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Cocktail Flavor of the Month: Spiced Orange

“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

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Chocolate: The Ultimate Indulgence

Some say chocolate is the ultimate indulgence. It’s a comforting flavor that almost everyone likes. Whether you prefer milk or dark, you can always depend on it giving rise to fond memories of days gone

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A Day in the Life of a Flavor Investigator

For over the past decade Givaudan, in partnership with Bellomy, has been thinking about and collecting data for flavor segmentation. It started with a thought that flavor preferences aren’t bound by the traditional demographics we

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Spice Up Your Life With Spicy Snacks

Looking to spice up your life but don’t want to leave your house? Look no further than your smartphone to find some spicy bites! According to Supermarket News, during the COVID-19 pandemic, of more than

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State Fair Food

Summer is calling, but spring has barely sprung! One of the things I look forward to during warmer weather is state fairs, and they’re quite iconic in the Midwest. When I was a kid, the

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Bakery: Local Cafés VS Groceries

Few things bring me as much joy as a delicious pastry or baked good. To be completely honest, I wanted to write this blog for two reasons. One: there has been so much innovation and

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