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Exciting new dressings and vinegars are storming the market with fruity, herb and wine flavors designed to enhance healthy lifestyles. Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) shows dressings and vinegars that appeal to a variety of healthy lifestyles are driving the market forward with new blends. These new flavors not only appeal to the pallet, they boast ingredients rich in antioxidants and aid in cardiovascular health and weight loss.
Fruity Flavors Boast Health Benefits
Flavor is a key concern with dressings and vinegars as people use them to transform an ordinary salad into an outstanding meal. Products incorporating pomegranate, the quintessential superfruit, have appeared in a number of dressings. In the United States, the superfruit benefits of pomegranate were marketed in a new vinegar line from Pompeian. The pomegranate-infused vinegar range is claimed to contain naturally occurring antioxidants, which may reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease and stroke.