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2020 State of the Confectionery Industry: Hard Candy Sales Dip

Dollar sales dropped by 2.6 percent in year ending June 14, IRI says. While the chewy candy category continues to grow, U.S. sales for hard candy — driven by lollipops and...  more »

A Discussion with Generation Z: Food Trends and Product Purchasing

Trend Perspectives by Cynthia Maxwell Although generations are typically categorized by events rather than arbitrary dates; Gen Z birth years are generally considered to fall...  more »

Infographic: Mainstream Flavor Trends Surfacing From COVID-19

The long period of stress, uncertainty, and social distancing will change consumer behaviors for years, even after the pandemic ends. While it’s still too early to know the...  more »

07/30/2020

Sweet Talk

Tags: Asian, Baking, Bakery, Flavor TrendsSource: Time Out

You Can Now Get These FilipinX Pastry Boxes Delivered To Your Door

These pasalubong treat boxes are filled with modern spins on Filipinx and Asian flavors, such as ube puto with cheese, mini peach-mango pies, black sesame cinnamon rolls with a...  more »

Summer Inspiration Series: Connect with Consumers Through Limited-Edition and Seasonal Offerings

 Today let’s talk about connecting with consumers through limited-edition and seasonal offerings. But first…Happy National Ice Cream Month! Make sure you enjoy a scoop or two on...  more »

Confectionery Innovation From the 5 Most Creative Candy Shops Around the World

There’s nothing sweeter than a trip to the candy store. Bright and colorful confections abound, creating a magical experience for visitors of all ages. From classic candies and...  more »

Ice Cream Flavor Innovation Churning Out of Shops in the United States

Every third Sunday of National Ice Cream Month (July) is National Sundae. To celebrate, Symrise Flavor North America took a virtual trek to some of the most unique ice cream shops...  more »

Ice Cream Innovation Heats up With Summer

Warmer weather and longer days are the tell-tale sign for ice cream processors to increase production for the summer months of licking and dripping. Unfortunately, this year was a...  more »

Ice Cream Report: Spice and Savory Flavors on the Rise

July is National Ice Cream Month, and what better way to celebrate than with a heaping bowl of plain old, classic … white chocolate turmeric ice cream? Last summer, at the height...  more »

07/07/2020

Sweet Talk

Tags: Bourbon, Chocolate, Flavor TrendsSource: Bake Mag

Alcohol-Infused Chocolates Become A Big Seller

There is much more to alcohol beyond its boozy effects, and a recent trend highlights that approach. For several years, the alcohol-infused food movement has made its way through...  more »

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06/22/2020
Webinar: Mainstream Flavor Trends Surfacing From COVID-19

As we enter a re-opening phase in the wake of COVID-19, we also enter a new...

04/09/2020
Webinar: Symrise North America’s Top Flavor Trends for 2020 and Beyond

Trends may be the single most important driver in the food and beverage industry...