Around the World

2023-01-13T11:17:43+00:00Categories: Food Trends, Industry News|Tags: |

As mentioned in our last post Food & Beverage Trends 2023, cuisines from different countries around the world are becoming increasingly mainstream. Influences from Mexico to Japan, are bringing unexpected combinations and bold flavours to fill the travel gap that many consumers are experiencing due to the rising cost of living. According to Mintel, amid

Food and Beverage Trends 2023

2022-12-06T15:17:48+00:00Categories: Food Trends|Tags: , |

The world is in a time of transformation, global events such as pandemic and climate change have reshaped the food and beverage industry as well as consumers' desire for sustainable brands and products that offer a multi-sensory experience and benefits for their health. 2023 already starts with a new challenge, as the cost of living

Global Coffee RTD Report

2022-12-02T17:12:09+00:00Categories: Food Trends|

Coffee is one of the most popular hot beverages around the world. With the lifestyle changes brought on by the pandemic, consumers have turned to the simple pleasures of home brewing. While they may take longer, the joy is in the process and the result is that consumers are experimenting with different flavour profiles. Download

The colours of autumn flavours

2022-09-23T12:16:35+01:00Categories: Bakery, Beverage, Confectionery, Flavourings, Food Trends|Tags: , , , |

It's time to say welcome to autumn! Where the season of colour, nostalgia, comfort food and autumn flavours begin. Familiar and comforting tastes remain extremely popular, and brands are developing products to meet consumer demand for nostalgia, indulgence, excitement and innovation. The autumn palette is warm, rich, earthy and golden. It extends from the red

Innovation in flavour to offer a tasting experience

2022-08-30T08:48:30+01:00Categories: Bakery, Beverage, Confectionery, Food Trends|Tags: , |

Indulgence in food and beverages became of great importance to consumers during the pandemic and even after this period we have seen an increase in the search for products with indulgent flavour. This is related to the 'power' of food to create a sense of escapism, relieve stress and anxiety and lift people's mood. People

A cool trend for ice cream

2022-08-11T14:01:10+01:00Categories: Food Trends|Tags: , |

Ice cream is one of the most popular products among consumers of all ages. With many people's lifestyles increasingly shifting towards a healthier diet, ice cream brands are innovating plant-based options and ingredients that can add health benefits to their products. Health-conscious consumers prioritise ingredients and nutrition, but still crave indulgence. Also, there is a

All you need is chocolate

2022-07-06T13:45:47+01:00Categories: Confectionery, Food Trends|Tags: , , |

Since the pandemic, foods that provide a sense of comfort have become more important to consumers. As we all know, a delicious piece of chocolate can support emotional well-being and make our day that much better. However, it is not only comfort that consumers seek, they also want healthier options with lifestyle benefits, as well

A sip of summer flavours

2022-06-17T10:22:06+01:00Categories: Bakery, Beverage, Food Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Say goodbye to the cold weather and welcome the summer! For a few months we have the chance to enjoy the great outdoors (fingers crossed!). This is a great opportunity for brands to launch seasonal flavours, taking advantage of changing consumer behaviour. The trend for bold flavours and multi-sensory experiences are taking the spotlight this

Fresh Out the Oven! Bakery Trends

2022-05-13T15:47:31+01:00Categories: Bakery, Food Trends|Tags: , , , , |

The bakery sector continues to grow and even with the growing demand for healthier products, indulgence continues to lead the trends in this category, of course with a healthier twist than we are used to seeing. Baking ingredient and mix manufacturers are driving innovation around vegan claims, partly in response to consumer interest in plant-based

Functional drinks are gaining popularity among consumers

2022-05-06T08:26:49+01:00Categories: Beverage, Food Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Wellness was already a priority among consumers but with the pandemic we saw certain ingredients associated with immunity increase, such as vitamin C, vitamin D, turmeric, ginseng, to name a few. Due to growing consumer demand for options that provide health benefits, functional drinks are driving innovation in the beverage industry, especially around mental focus,