Despite South Africans' roller-coaster sentiment during 2016, they have continued to spend, highlighting a clear disconnect between the South African psyche and actual purchase behaviour. Nielsen's Alisa Wingfield uncovers what this means for manufacturers and retailers.
McCormick has released its Flavor Forecast 2017—the guide for trends and ingredients set to excite taste buds around the world in the coming year. For nearly two decades, this annual report has predicted emerging flavours—like chipotle chilies, coconut water, and peri sauce—that are now found everywhere from restaurants to retail shelves and kitchen cabinets.
The new year is here and with it comes another new season of food trend forecasts. Analysts at in the US have come up with this handy round up to help you find your way through all of that clutter and make sense of the new trends that are the most important to you and your customers.
Firmenich has announced cucumber as the 2017 “Flavour of the Year” based on its growing appeal - demand for refreshing, clean, and healthy food and beverages is driving cucumber’s surge in popularity.