The Rise of Fantasy-Flavored Foods

The culinary world is entering a new era of enchantment with the advent of fantasy-flavored foods. From ‘cosmic punch’ to ‘Arctic avalanche’, the food industry is moving away from literal taste descriptions and embracing cryptic and poetic product names.

The Rise of Fantasy-Flavored Foods

According to Innova Market Insights, this trend saw a 23% average annual growth rate among new products from 2020 to 2023. Flavors such as ‘rainbow,’ ‘cosmic’, and ‘dream’ have led this surge. They resonated very well with Gen Z and millennial consumers who crave unique and extraordinary experiences.

The Latest Wellness Revolution: Plant-Based Snacks With Functional Ingredients

March 13, 2024 Puratos Taste Tomorrow

Striking the delicate balance between health and indulgence is crucial for food producers, as taste ranks among the top factors influencing consumers’ choices when purchasing bread, pastries, cakes, patisserie, and chocolate. New snacks have to satisfy sweet cravings but also contribute to overall well-being.

Le Duff Group Announces the Acquisition Of Lecoq Cuisine Corporation

July 22, 2022 Le Duff Group

Groupe Le Duff and its subsidiary Bridor, today announce the acquisition of Lecoq Cuisine Corporation, a leader in North America in the production of specialty Viennese and French-style pastries.

Worldwide Pastries Industry to 2026 – Rising Demand for Freshly Baked Pastries is Driving Growth

September 30, 2021

Globally, consumers are turning to bakery products that offer functional benefits and suit the specific dietary needs of consumers, such as gluten-free, kosher, organic, and natural ingredients and use of flour, such as rice flour and chia flour, other than wheat flour. Also, consumers are looking for food products that deliver them instant nutrition, and are willing to pay more for such products, thereby, allowing a substantial amount of innovation in the respective product category.