Botanicals drive development in beverages, note suppliers

27 Oct 2022 — The beverage arena is fizzing with new iterations of plant-based inclusions, mood-enhancing ingredients and classic flavors. According to suppliers, the low- and no-alcohol segment is being driven by Millennials and Gen Z consumers as they shift to drinking habits that are deemed valid. In line with this, botanical ingredients are rising. … Read more

Experiential eating drives new snacking innovations like ‘swicy’ s’mores and the vegan ‘brookie’

Consumers often perceive snacks as ‘low risk’ opportunities for food exploration, as between-meal bites tend to be smaller quantities and lower price points than full meals. This means snack developers have the freedom to experiment with unique taste profiles, unexpected colors and unusual textures. So, how can bakery and snack brands entice shoppers with multisensory … Read more