foodie: (noun) a person with a particular interest in food

There’s no better way to describe the Givaudan team, we adore food. Sweet, savory, sour, salty, spicy – we love it all. With ethnic flavors taking center stage and quick, easy food becoming mainstream, there are many exciting trends and products in the market. Let’s trek for some food treats.

chocolate and vanilla swirl ice cream cone

Ice Cream, I wanna be like you

Plant-based mimicking regular dairy ice cream All lines of work have their perks and it just so happens that one of ours is tasting ice cream. A few months ago, Givaudan scientists began collecting over

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Spicy Potato Chips

You Can’t Beat This Heat

Spicy Chips and Snacks Feelin’ Hot, Hot, Hot!!! If you’ve walked down the snack aisle lately, you’ve seen that spicy is taking over! Whether it’s chips, crackers, pretzels, puffs, or nuts, spicy flavors are dominating

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Classic American road trip

American Regional Cuisine Is Prime for Growth

The United States is a nation diverse in peoples and geography. Both of these contribute to some amazing regional cuisine. Thanks to the Covid pandemic, there’s been an increased focus on regional American cuisine. People

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Get Crackin’

Co-Author: Ashley Wesley, Product Manager From raw, candied, roasted, toasted, and milked, everyone is going nuts about… well nuts! I know you’re all thinking about that ONE person that sifts through the nut container to

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Meat Alternatives

The Future of Meat Alternatives

I honestly feel sometimes that we’re traveling at warp speed with meat alternatives. It’s a whole new world and it’s moving so fast, many product developers can’t keep up! But because of this new world,

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The Givaudan Citrus Variety Collection

Rare and Unique Citrus Fruits Inspire Our Flavors

Givaudan is basic in citrus, meaning we process citrus ingredients in-house from all natural citrus raw materials. Givaudan is committed to citrus. Our TasteEssentials® Citrus program means we are committed to investing in citrus research,

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Pitt Street Bridge at sunset

An Escape to Charleston’s Food Scene

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

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soup

Savory Social Senses Q3 2020

Welcome to our social listening series: Social Senses! These posts are created in partnership with Tastewise, who monitors social media activity in the food and beverage world. This post includes listening dates: July 1, 2020 – September

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stack of pancakes

Why a Maple Flavor is a Good Idea

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

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Salsa Verde

Mexican Sauces are Going to Get Even Tastier

Loving You is Easy Mintel’s research recently announced that Mexican cuisine took over Italian as America’s favorite international cuisine. I can say with full confidence that everyone loves Mexican food. It’s a fact. If anyone

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Tehran, Iran

Fisher’s Fare: Persian Cuisine

Persian cuisine has a lot in common with its regional neighbors but it still stands on its own with unique flavors and ingredients. A complex political history and icy relations with the West has kept

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Vitamin Gummies

Gummies Take Center Stage

Move over Flintstones vitamins… there’s a new supplement format in town! COVID-19 has boosted sales of specific consumer packaged goods, and vitamins and supplements are one of them. You’ve probably noticed many end caps at

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