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Chains Tackle the Afternoon Sweet Tooth

With Americans snacking more, more restaurant are seizing the opportunity to satisfy their afternoon sweet tooth with all manner of treats. While some operators are creating fresh...  more »

'Back to School' Sparks Opportunities for Food and Beverage LTOs

Sharpen your pencils and pack your lunchbox – it’s ‘back to school’ season! From pre-school to PHD programs, mid-August marks the time to start thinking about school shopping...  more »

Brownies Get The Global Treatment

Globally influenced desserts - think colorful French macaroons, syrupy sweet Middle Eastern baklava, caffeine-laden Italian affogato - have been making their way onto American...  more »

New Product Trends: Innovating Candy for Kids of All Ages

Chocolate is a mainstay and its adult fans take it seriously, with upscale packaging and more intense flavors making their mark. But youth needs to be served in the candy aisle,...  more »

08/23/2019

Sweet Talk

Tags: Dairy, Consumer Trends, Plant-basedSource: Forbes

Non-Dairy Milk Alternatives Are Experiencing A 'Holy Cow!' Moment

A decade ago (even more recently in some places), coffee shops had, at most, one non-dairy milk alternative, and it was usually soy. Other alternatives existed, but if you wanted...  more »

Playful Escapism: The Global Flavor Trend of Emotional Discovery

Millennials and Gen Z escape to foreign lands with the exploration of global flavors. From African to Mexican, consumers are seeking out ethnic cuisines in their most authentic...  more »

Convenience and Health are the Key to Yogurt Innovation

More than half of all U.S. consumers now buy yogurt as part of their typical grocery basket, according to a new report from Innova Market Insights. The report, which examines...  more »

The 14 Best Ice Cream Shops in NYC

Nothing screams "ice cream!!!" like a sticky summer day in New York City. And while I will say without a shred of sarcasm that some of the best cones I've had in the city were...  more »

Indian Desserts Meet Gelato at this Toronto Food Truck

For a few years now, we've been experiencing an ice cream renaissance in the GTA. It is typical that with each summer, you'll see a new gelateria or cube-sized ice cream shop pop...  more »

Seasonal Ingredients are Heating up Menus This Summer

Symrise Marketing went on a NYC trek to get a taste of the ingredients keeping consumers cool this summer. Across beverage, savory and sweet categories we saw a mix of classic and...  more »

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