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The Top Sweet and Dairy Trends at the Summer Fancy Food Show

The 2019 Summer Fancy Food Show held at the Javits Center in NYC featured plenty new, innovative and fun sweets as well as the timeless classics. We published our 2019 Top 9...  more »

Why Dairy-Free Desserts Are On The Rise

Approximately 65% of people worldwide are lactose intolerant. US dairy sales are expected to drop by 11% by the year 2020. Dairy-free milk sales rose 61% between 2012 and 2017....  more »

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The Influence of Simple and Minimalist Lifestyle on Food and Drink

Trend Perspectives by Cynthia Maxwell Remember the tiny house trend? How about the overwhelmingly popular New York Times Bestseller, Spark Joy by Marie Kondo? If you're a regular...  more »

Inspiration for Summer Festival Food and Drink LTOs

We’re in the heat of summer festival season which means food trucks are churning out their trendiest dishes and drinks. Music festivals across the country have become synonymous...  more »

Top 9 Summer Fancy Food Show Trends You Need To Know

Right when you think you’ve seen it all, Specialty Food’s bi-annual Fancy Food Show serves as a platform for innovative food and beverage brands to shine. The Symrise team attended...  more »

The Flavors of 2019 That Inspire Emotional Discoveries

Global nomadism, wanderlust, and the globalization of culinary trends are taking place at lightning speed, leading to new emotional needs connected to food. Food today is used as a...  more »

6 Food Trends Inspired by Summer Festivals

Trend Perspectives by Cynthia Maxwell Music, fashion and food are the three attractions at the music festivals I enjoy the most. The first time I attended Coachella, I could not...  more »

The Sweet Life

The drive to satisfy the sweet tooth of the American consumer seems to become more complicated and confusing every year. The realities of the obesity epidemic create a divide that...  more »

Top Flavor Trends Driving Naturalness in 2019 and Beyond

Organic and natural foods are booming, accelerated by the major demographic shift towards Millennials and Gen Zs with purchasing power. Standing for responsible indulgence, organic...  more »

7 Essential Steps to Seasonal and LTO Success

“Limited time offers (LTOs) build people’s comfort and admiration for your brand. People like the idea of finding excitement and novelty so we like to play off of different psych...  more »

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07/18/2019
The Biggest Flavors at the 2019 Summer Fancy Food Show

Following the release of our 2019 Summer Fancy Food Show Innovative Trends...

07/09/2019
Top 9 Summer Fancy Food Show Trends You Need To Know

Right when you think you’ve seen it all, Specialty Food’s bi-annual Fancy Food...