Opportunities around multi-sensory experiences for Food & Beverage

2022-03-30T10:54:12+01:00Categories: Beverage, Confectionery, Food Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It is no surprise that consumers are tired of the uncertainty and distress that the pandemic brought. After suffering lockdowns and the confines of their homes, people want to explore new tastes and sensory experiences and are looking for products that can deliver this sense of adventure.  Brands are seeing this as an opportunity

Innovations on Easter eggs and hot cross buns

2022-03-08T09:32:59+00:00Categories: Beverage, Confectionery, Food Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Easter 2022 will be very different from last year, as the situation regarding the pandemic is normalising. While the classics eggs and hot cross buns still dominate, there's no shortage of innovation to catch consumers by surprise. Premium Retailers are seeing great opportunities to be more adventurous with products for Easter, trying new flavours

Food and Beverage Trends 2022

2022-04-08T12:07:55+01:00Categories: Beverage, Confectionery, Food Trends, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Consumers still face post-pandemic feelings of health and financial insecurity. Shoppers desire to be in control of food and drink decisions and they will consider how their purchases contribute to protecting their health and/or the health of the planet, according to Mintel - What the 2022 Consumer Trends mean for food and drink. After initial

It’s hotting up in the Hitchen Kitchen!

2021-05-05T22:29:06+01:00Categories: Confectionery, Flavourings, Food Trends, Industry News|

Hot Stuff! In preparation for the day when most people spice things up, the #HitchenKitchen have presented us with their most favourable and flavoursome ‘hot stuff’, namely all things chilli! With chilli trending and growing significantly appearing on 83.31% of menus and 2.22% of social discussion1 it is evident that the #HitchenKitchen is not

Retro is all the rage – the resurgence of nostalgic pudding flavours

2021-01-05T15:56:16+00:00Categories: Confectionery, Flavourings, Food Trends, Industry News|

The growing trend for all things retro The trend for all things ‘retro’ has been on the increase in recent years, with the demand for retro products appearing everywhere; from video games, to fashion, interior design, and everything in between. This trend has also been spreading through the food, beverage and fragrance industries; with restaurants

New Autumnal craft chocolate flavours – Speculaas, Pumpkin Spice and more…

2020-03-12T12:56:55+00:00Categories: Confectionery, Flavourings, Food Trends, Industry News|

Chocolate has always been a firm favourite for those craving a sweet treat, but recently within the chocolate market the pendulum has started to shift from the traditional flavours for chocolate such as caramel, strawberry, hazelnut and orange. The booming craft chocolate trend Craft chocolates are becoming more prevalent, especially within the Australasia market,