2021
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
FLAVOR TRENDS REPORT

TOP TRENDS

Plant-based proteins are trending as consumers seek to improve their overall health and the health of the planet. Burger substitutes are nearly commonplace leading to the strong growth of poultry and pork substitutes. Regional flavors have more potential than is being realized. While products have looked to regional barbecue styles and are currently exploring regional pizza, there are many product categories that are yet untapped for regional exploration. Nostalgia provides consumers a sense of comfort. Adding a unique twist to familiar flavor can make consumers feel safe and secure.

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2021
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
FLAVOR TRENDS REPORT

TOP TRENDS

Plant-based proteins are trending as consumers seek to improve their overall health and the health of the planet. Burger substitutes are nearly commonplace leading to the strong growth of poultry and pork substitutes. Regional flavors have more potential than is being realized. While products have looked to regional barbecue styles and are currently exploring regional pizza, there are many product categories that are yet untapped for regional exploration. Nostalgia provides consumers a sense of comfort. Adding a unique twist to familiar flavor can make consumers feel safe and secure.

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TOPICS INCLUDE:

Top Ingredients 2021

TOP INGREDIENTS

Find out about the top 10 ingredients in food and beverage for 2021 including microbiome support, vitamins, adaptogens and more.

Top Food Trends 2021

TOP FOOD TRENDS

As consumers remain leery of returning to on premise dining, and cooking fatigue builds, at home meal routines can use a shakeup. Appeal to consumers seeking more international flavors through unique flavor innovation that offers a mix of classic and trending cuisine trends.

Top Beverage Trends 2021

TOP BEVERAGE TRENDS

Consumer focus and interest in health consciousness align with preferred flavor choice trends prioritizing “fresher” fruit flavors like citrus. Consumers will be looking for more functional drinks that claim to help people focus, relax and relieve emotional health concerns.

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2021 Food and Beverage
Flavor Trends Report for:

  • Directionally fast-growing flavors in new U.S. food
  • International flavor fusions
  • Developments in protein and meat alternatives
  • Consumer experience and interest in seasonings, sauces, dips, dressings, bakery, desserts and snacks
  • Coffee, tea and juice trends
  • And more!
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Download the in-depth
2021 Food and Beverage Flavor Trends Report for:

  • Directionally fast-growing flavors in U.S. food
  • International flavor fusions
  • Developments in protein and meat alternatives
  • Consumer experience and interest in seasonings, sauces, dips, dressings, bakery, desserts and snacks
  • Coffee, tea and juice trends
  • And more!
Get the Report.