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Apr 25, 2017 | 02:12 PM CDT

Day 2: Science and Technology Sessions at Flavorcon 2017

Tasting flavors

Be prepared to get technical at Flavorcon's science and technology track. The second day will feature various presentations providing insight to different technologies, market trends and ways to develop new products.

Apr 19, 2017 | 08:45 AM CDT

Fruit-Cheese for Kids: End of the Picky Eater?

Cow Candy has released a full line of fruit-flavored cheese snacks for children. Does this spell the end for picky eaters?

Apr 14, 2017 | 12:49 PM CDT

Seasonal Chocolate Hops to the Top

Easter Candy

In a slow year for confectionery growth, seasonal and Easter chocolate sales still held strong globally, according to research by Mintel.

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 | 11:55 AM CDT

Quantifying Market Potential at Flavorcon 2017

Food data

Former menu innovator for McDonald's Fernando Gomez-Gonzalez will be presenting on data and flavor creation during the third day of Flavorcon 2017.

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.