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Woman's head of hair with multiple hair brushes for a trend article about hair care trends scalp care, bond repair, textured hair, natural and sustainable ingredients, dry shampoo, hair perfume, celebrity hair lines
Lifestyle Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

BRUSH UP ON HAIR CARE TRENDS

According to Statista, the U.S. hair care market is projected to generate $13.60 billion in revenue in 2024, with a CAGR of 1.16%. Circana’s data

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A look back at 2023 trends with a #2024 sign and gold ornaments
Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

2023 TRENDS IN REVIEW

Happy New Year! Another year has passed and it’s 2024. 2023 kept Trendincite LLC on our toes. We wrote, researched, and edited more than 30

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Four beef tacos with onion, cheese and cilantro for taco trends article
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

TASTY TACOS ARE HAVING A MOMENT

According to Datassential, Mexican cuisine is the third most popular cuisine in the U.S. and growing, particularly among younger adults. Street tacos are found on

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Pepperoni pizza for trend article about pizza trends
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

COMING IN HOT – A LOOK AT PIZZA TRENDS

In honor of National Pizza Month (October), this trend article is about pizza trends and current market innovations. According to Vericast, Americans consume approximately three

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Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

2022 TRENDS IN REVIEW

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe another year has passed and it’s 2023. 2022 was busy for Trendincite LLC. We wrote, researched, and edited

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Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

3 FALL FOOD & BEVERAGE TRENDS TO WATCH

Fall has arrived. The marketplace is crowded and brands continue to look for ways to engage consumers. Spicy flavored nuts, Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) beer

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Five colorful ice cream cones with different flavors and sprinkles for a trend article about summer ice cream launches
Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

THE SCOOP ON ICE CREAM TRENDS

Ice Cream Trendspotting It’s summertime and nothing signifies summer like ice cream. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. According to Fortune

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Black iron pan with cracked egg and egg shell next to it for article about plant-based egg alternatives
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

PLANT-BASED EGG PRODUCTS EMERGE

Eggs continue to trend. Now plant-based egg products are trending. Like all consumer packaged goods, everyone is working on plant-based alternatives. Eggs are no exception.

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Woman with hands on stomach to promote good gut health for a trend article about new probiotic and microbiome-friendly food and beverages
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

PROBIOTICS PACK A PUNCH

Probiotics are live microorganisms (typically bacteria or yeast) that live in one’s gut and are good for the digestive system. Prebiotics are dietary fiber that

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A white bowl of hummus and pita for an ingredient article about Middle Eastern flavors with a focus on chickpeas and hummus
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

A TASTE OF MIDDLE EASTERN FLAVORS

The younger demographics continue to explore multicultural flavors. Middle Eastern flavors with an emphasis on Israeli-inspired cuisine and hummus are currently popular. Chickpeas also known

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Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES

Researching interactive, multi-sensory products and services is a passion and Trendincite has researched this inspiring theme several times in the past 12 years. Looking back,

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A black and white bulldog with crackers and coffee for a pet article about the humanization of pet food
Lifestyle Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY

American Pet Products Association reported that pet ownership in the last 30 years has risen from 56% to 68% of households. According to ResearchAndMarkets, the

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A close up of a blue eye with rainbow colored glittery eye shadow for an article about scented products such as cosmetics
Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

OLFACTIVE INNOVATION

Multi-sensory products and services is a subject of interest. Trendincite has addressed this theme several times in the past 11 years. Here’s a look back

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Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

PB&J 2.0

PB&J (Peanut Butter & Jelly) is an iconic, American classic. The first written peanut butter and jelly sandwich recipe was published by Julia Davis Chandler in

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Lifestyle Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

MADE FOR WOMEN

According to the 2016 State Of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN, it is estimated that there are 11.3 million women-owned businesses in

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Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

FASHIONABLE FOOD & BEVERAGES

Food and beverages have become fashionable. Now more than ever, fashion and food are colliding and there are a variety of fun and creative collaborations

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Rolled denim jeans as an example of scented clothes for a fragrance article about multi-sensory scented products
Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

ALTERNATIVE SCENT APPLICATIONS

As many of you know, multi-sensory products and services are one of my favorite subjects. Here are the past trend articles I’ve written on this

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A cup of coffee with coffee beans on burlap for a trend article about new coffee and caffeinated products
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

COFFEE TALK – A CAFFEINE FIX

There’s been a lot of buzz about coffee. From unique coffee flavor combinations and new coffee shops to caffeine pick-me ups and alternative uses, coffee

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A mug of amber beer for an article about how beer is healthy for a post-workout recovery beverage
Health & Wellness Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

SINCE WHEN IS BEER HEALTHY?

I’ve heard that red wine and dark chocolate have health attributes because of the ingredient resveratrol found in both. Now it appears that beer is being

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Milk print ads for Fairlife Purely Nutritious Milk, Milk Life and Schick Hydro Silk
Design & Packaging Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

MILK ADS GET SPLASHY

Seems like milk print ads are getting splashy. The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) has replaced the National Milk Mustache Got Milk? ads with the

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Close up of old stacked books for a multi-sensory article about interactive experiences
Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

SENSATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONTINUES

One of my favorite subjects is multi-sensory products and services. Trendincite examined this compelling topic in various articles: High-Tech Sensory Concepts, Sensory Sensations, Multi-Sensory Experiences,

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A close up of beer on tap for an article about beer flavored candy
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

CANDY ON TAP – BEER FLAVORS TRICKLE

Trend Alert – seems like beer flavors are trickling into candy. Jelly Belly debuted a non-alcoholic Draft Beer Jelly Bean while ChocOBeer in Europe introduced a line

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Lifestyle Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

CITY SLICKER – NYC CITY THEMES

Although not a new concept, NYC city themes are inspiring recent fine fragrance launches. Laurice Rahme pioneered the NYC city theme with the launch of

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Cup of hot tea on a tray with tea leaves that spell out tea for an ingredient article about Earl Grey tea
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

A TOUCH OF EARL GREY TEA

I recently had a cup of cold brewed Earl Grey iced tea from Kee’s Chocolates. Besides the fact that I am caffeine sensitive and was

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A "Naming Convention Flash" slide with Jimmy Choo Flash, Olfactive Studio Flashback and Amor Amor In A Flash perfume bottles and the Oddka Electricity Vodka
Design & Packaging Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

FLASH IN A BOTTLE

In May 2013 I presented Olfactive Trends Quick Peek at Sniffapalooza’s Spring Fling and mentioned “Flash” as the newest naming convention in fine fragrance.  September

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A woman giving herself a manicure with pink glittery nail polish for an article about natural and nontoxic nail polish
Health & Wellness Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

PURE POLISH – NATURAL NAIL CARE

Four years ago Trendincite examined activity in the nail care market. The nail care market has boomed and according to Kline’s report “Professional Nail Care:

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A variety of gelato flavors for an article about how sorbet and sherbet are inspiring new consumer packaged goods
Fragrance & Flavor Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

ICE ICE BABY-SORBET & SHERBET INSPIRE

What’s the difference between sorbet and sherbet? Both are made with fruit, water, and sugar, but sherbet contains dairy. These frozen treats are inspiring new

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