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Apr 25, 2017 | 08:11 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: Acetal

By: John Wright

With a similar odor profile to acetaldehyde, acetal’s odor is less pungent and adds freshness to a wide variety of profiles, especially juicy orange flavors.

Apr 12, 2017 | 08:39 AM CDT

[Slideshow] A Look Back and Forward at Flavorcon

A tasty treat at Flavorcon

Taking place on October 24-26, 2017, Flavorcon is a one-of-a-kind event for flavorists, product developers, application specialists, marketers, suppliers and consumer packaged goods companies.

Apr 11, 2017 | 10:55 AM CDT

New Brew: Jesse Valenciana of Goose Island Talks Beer Flavor Trends

Craft beer

Jesse Valenciana from Goose Island Beer has been announced as a general speaker for Flavorcon 2017, where he will be discussing craft beer flavors.

Apr 07, 2017 | 12:12 PM CDT

Floral Flavors Flourish in the West

Coffee and a flower

Per a recent Future Market Insights report, the floral flavor market is expected to trend worldwide in RTD beverages.

Apr 07, 2017 | 09:39 AM CDT

Pepsi vs. Coke: The Flavor Differences


Not all colas are identical, as Pepsi and Coca-Cola fans know. The key flavor differences between the competitors are described by Malcom Gladwell in his book, "Blink."

Apr 07, 2017 | 09:20 AM CDT

Coffee Talk With Flavorcon Speaker Barb Stuckey

A picture of a presenter at Flavorcon

In this Flavorcon interview, we talked to Barb Stuckey about her upcoming Flavorcon appearance and where she sees the flavor market heading.

Apr 06, 2017 | 11:51 AM CDT

Natural Flavors Rank High for 2017

Floral Flavors

Natural and wellness dominate International Taste Solutions' 2017/18 flavor trend predictions, as consumers with fast-paced lifestyles and growing awareness of ingredient lists hit the market.

Apr 04, 2017 | 11:37 AM CDT

Le Herbe Partners with Qsonica For Cannabis Beverages

Le Herbe

Le Herbe, manufacturer in cannabis beverages, has announced a partnership with Qsonica, a manufacturer of ultrasonic liquid processors, to develop cannabis extraction, preservation and processing techniques.

Apr 03, 2017 | 09:37 AM CDT

Hybrid Beverages Pick Up the Pace With Millennials

Beverages at a grocery store

In a recent survey from Mintel, it was reported that 49% of consumers consider hybrid drinks as an RTD beverage to fit their fast-paced lifestyle.