Toasting Drinks Creativity
On flavors and health ingredients to watch out for…
“Local true-to-fruit flavors like lemon, lime and orange will always be popular. But many brands are adding a global twist by incorporating flavors like yuzu, guava and calamansi in food and beverage products. Exotic and spicy flavors from Latin America and Asia like cardamom, ginger, Chinese Five Spice, cayenne, jalapeño, chili and habanero are emerging in indulgent beverages,cocktails, coffee, tea and juice. Flavors that trigger pleasant feelings of nostalgia and ease the mind are used across categories. Products incorporating flavors that incite memories of childhood like cereal milk, s’mores, birthday cake, and cookie dough are evergreen and especially popular in coffee beverages, protein shakes and cocktails.
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