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.

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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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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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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Bowl of Cereal

Cerealsly Delicious

Everyone Loves a Combeback Cereal has always been a staple for many household breakfasts. Few things are better than gathering around the table with family and a big bowl of cereal! However, we live in

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Bananas on a wood cutting board and table

Cocktail Flavor of the Month : Banana

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

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Insect Foods – Say WHAT?

Did you know that 80% of the world’s population eats insects as a regular part of their diet? I know, you’re thinking you should stop reading here, right? NO! Continue on, it’s very important. What

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