Tag Archive: food trends

From #Mocktails to #Coyboycaviar: What Social Media Trends are You Following?

Posted August 2, 2022 by Lauren Beers

During the course of the pandemic, our social media feeds were flooded with videos of people diving into at-home culinary experiments. Loaves of banana and sourdough bread, espresso martinis, mason jars filled with overnight oats and anything air fried … there was never a shortage of culinary creations designed to

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Honey and Spice, IFT Was So Nice

Posted July 20, 2022 by Alyssa Stahr

IFT FIRST was the theme of this year’s event and expo at Chicago’s McCormick place, and Food Improved by Research, Science and Technology certainly showcased the new, the innovative and the future of food science. For those unable to attend the vent, the online experience features more than 120 on-demand

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Colors of the Plant-Based World

Posted May 17, 2022 by Alyssa Stahr

Our lives are truly spiced up with the endless array of flavor combinations in the world, however recent inspiration has certainly stemmed from the longest period of isolation in our lifetimes, and culinary experts and food developers are incorporating what matters most to consumers into menus and retail products. A

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What Does Innovation Mean to You?

Posted April 26, 2022 by Alyssa Stahr

I recently sat in on the Food Entrepreneur Experience presented by Food Business News webinar for a number of reasons.  I work for a food and beverage creative agency, so I’m always looking for the latest and greatest in that category Zeroing in on the word “creative,” I love hearing

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2022 Trend Reports Focus on Unconventional Flavors

Posted January 21, 2022 by Alyssa Stahr

There’s no doubt that global influence has hit U.S.-based supermarket shelves and restaurants like we’ve never seen. Could it be a result of the lack of travel and the lack of cuisine we experience while crisscrossing the globe on epic vacation adventures? No matter what the reason, Flavor is certainly

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Sweets & Snacks Expo Delivers Mood Boosting, Trendy Event

Posted July 1, 2021 by Alyssa Stahr

The first in-person event in a year and a half for the Brightly Creative team had me in all my feels — but I wasn’t the only one. A major theme of the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Indianapolis was the emotional and wellness factors of food. The Discovery Theater

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Sweets & Snacks Expo Attendees Excitedly Get Back to Business

Posted June 29, 2021 by Alyssa Stahr

I woke up last week feeling like a kid on Christmas morning, ready to taste the trends we’ve been talking about as of recent on the show floor: namely gummies; popcorn; chocolate and (add ingredient here) combinations; and better-for-you confections and snacking products. I got that, of course, but there

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