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Healthy and natural attributes top the list of consumer needs and interests for beverages, according to respondents of Beverage Industry’s annual New Product Development Survey.
Wild Flavors Inc. expanded its tea flavor blends portfolio with new Tropical Tulsi Tea, Yumberry Black Tea, Goji Berry Green Tea, Pear Mangosteen Rooibos Tea, Blueberry Lemonade Black Tea, Strawberry Lemonade Green Tea and Pomegranate Cherry Cinnamon White Tea offerings.
The Chill Group Inc. added two new flavors to its Just Chill relaxation drink range: Rio Berry, which showcases pomegranate and berry flavors, and Caribbean, which features a mojito flavor.
Health and wellness properties continue to drive flavor choices for many beverage formulators as health-conscious consumers are realizing that in addition to various health benefits, beverages also can be refreshing and flavorful.
More beverages are being developed with functional health properties and lower calories.
California Custom Fruits and Flavors is a custom ingredient innovator and supplier that develops products with its customers’ particular requirements and applications in mind, the company says.
It’s hard to know when inspiration will strike. During an interview for this month’s Beverage R&D article on flavor trends, Cathianne Leonardi, flavorist at Allen Flavors, Edison, N.J., discussed how she developed a line of beverage prototypes inspired by the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibit dedicated to late fashion designer Alexander McQueen. The “Savage Beauty” exhibit featured McQueen’s garments along with the audio and video presentations that accompanied the designs during their respective runway shows.