Ingredient Trends

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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

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A close up of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for an ingredient article about new PB&J products
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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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 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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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 close up of fresh raw kale for an ingredient article about the superfood vegetable appearing in new products, juices and salads
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

NOT SO KRAZY FOR KALE PRODUCTS

Kale, the new superfood darling, is a cruciferous vegetable member of the cabbage family.  It is appearing in new Kale products such as fresh-squeezed juices,

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A close up of sunchokes aka Jerusalem artichokes for an ingredient article
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

SUNCHOKE WHAT? VEGETABLE ALERT

What exactly is a sunchoke? A sunchoke is most popularly known as a Jerusalem artichoke and is a tuber vegetable. It’s not from Jerusalem, it’s

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Two glass mason jars of honey with honey dipper on top for an ingredient article about new fragrance and flavor products
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

BEES KNEES – SWEET HONEY

Sweet honey has long been utilized throughout history in a majority of cultures. Known as a healthful ingredient, honey is most commonly used as a

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A close up of a shovel in dirt with a few green sprouts for an ingredient article about how dirt as a concept has inspired new products
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

EAT DIRT

As children, we constantly put dirt in our mouth and as adults we are going back to our roots and now we “eat dirt” as

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A close up of a hand in a purple glove holding five blood vials with purple caps for an ingredient trend article on blood themed consumer products
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

WHAT’S YOUR BLOOD TYPE?

Entertainment based on vampires, products incorporating the word “blood,” and products based on consumers’ blood types are gaining popularity. Movies, books, and websites based on

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Thirteen sparkling white diamonds for an article about luxury accessories and beauty care products
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

DRIPPING WITH DIAMONDS

They say “diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” but diamonds are appearing in more than just jewelry, and aren’t just for women. From luxury accessories

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Two rows of six gold bars stacked for an ingredient article about how gold is used to communicate luxury
Ingredient Trends
Amy Marks-McGee

GOLD MINE – AFFORDABLE LUXURY

In the midst of a recession, consumers are trading up for premium products. They are gravitating towards affordable luxuries, products that provide a higher level

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