Creative flavors trending in cookie innovation | 2021-05-04

KANSAS CITY — To cope with the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and at-home lifestyles, people turned to nostalgic treats, which drove sales of packaged cookies over the past year. Last December, TOP Data reported that American cookie consumption increased by more than 25% during the pandemic with 1 in 5 Americans admitting to consuming three or more cookies on an average day.

“Variety was the recipe for success last year, making packaged brands King of Cookies,” said Sally Lyons Wyatt, executive vice president and practice leader, client insights, IRI. “The cookie category finished the year strong with 7% growth,

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21 picnic-perfect dishes; Levy, Bon Appetit roll out new treats MLB

Plus, 25 amazing pasta dishes from food service chefs who are envisioning the shape of pasta to come, chefs are bringing picnic vibes with outdoor-friendly side dishes and more trending food & beverage stories

In this month’s recap of the Top 5 most popular food & beverage Food Management articles, 21 picnic-perfect side dishes, salads and slaws ranked as the week’s top story. As the weather warms up, picnic season and outdoor dining converge into one delicious opportunity for fresh salads and sides to flavor your world, from blackeye pea “caviar” to brisket loaded fries, spicy street corn, crunchy slaw,

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Article contributed by Mike Berman, COO, Day & Nite/All Service

It was only this past January that India had declared total victory over Covid-19.

So let the world’s second most populated country’s record-breaking surge in Covid infections over the past month serve as our cautionary tale at a time we otherwise have good reason to be entirely optimistic the worst of this plague is behind us. After all, the Centers for Disease Control recently announced looser mask restrictions, approximately 100 million Americans have been fully vaccinated, and excepting pockets like Michigan, US infections are trending in the right

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Trending botanicals in food and beverage, from ashwagandha to American ginseng

While some firms are looking to add signature named ingredients such as turmeric or ashwagandha to add flair or exoticism to their products, most are looking to build a formulation around a particular need state or health benefit, with “some of the strongest interest around the topics of immunity and relaxation,” ​said Romain Thevenot, global product manager botanicals for food & beverage at Givaudan, which acquired botanicals supplier Naturex in 2018.

While these themes were trending pre-pandemic, they have since “really become hot topics we expect to continue in the coming years​,” he added, citing increased interest

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ASK THE EXPERT: Top 2021 Food Trends

GREENVILLE, S.C (WSPA) – Savory or sweet, healthy or indulgent — there are blogs, social media accounts, tv shows, and books dedicated to it — food.

As part of our “Ask the Expert” series, in partnership with Bon Secours St. Francis Health, 7 News spoke with a registered dietitian who weighed in on some of the “Top 2021 Food Trends” — ones you should follow and what to avoid.

“Take your time. Eat mindfully. Be present with your food and enjoy it,” Registered Dietitian Debbie Milne said.

Milne said to have fun with food trends but to enjoy everything in

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Six unlikely foods that are trending because of TikTok

Food trends come and go, once aided by magazines and celebrity chefs on the telly, then Instagram. But TikTok has been blowing Instagram out of the water when it comes to its fun, fast-paced and aesthetic food content. TikTok’s ability to pick up a video and send it completely viral via the platform’s “For You” page, combined with its attractive video edits and catchy music, has created the perfect environment for a slew of foods to trend worldwide.

Sexy slow-mo shots of oozy cheese and loaded desserts are being eaten up (figuratively and literally) by TikTokers. But here are the

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