Macrotrends to inspire innovation

Connecting the latest macrotrends to product development inspiration.


A better us

The food industry is responding to consumer demand for personalized nutrition options and sustainable packaging. Flavor Producers meets this requirement for transparency and flexibility in labeling.

  • Plant Based Ingredients
  • Personalized Nutrition
  • Sustainability
  • Functionality

Borderless Taste

Enthusiasm for the tastes and flavors of the world keeps expanding. Consumers now easily communicate globally and have access to exotic ingredients, cooking techniques and recipes.

  • Regional & Varietal Flavors
  • Regional & Functional Ingredients
  • Culture Inspired

A Growing Palate

Our taste buds are open to adventure. Flavor profiles that were not mainstream before are seeing success in the marketplace. Taste profiles like bitter, sour and umami, are familiar in product creation.

  • Fermentation
  • Sugar Replacement / Reduction
  • Complex Profiles

Toying with Emotions

The blending of online culture and social media has changed the way consumers interact with food. Food and drink with visual appeal blows up in social media, expanding to foodservice and retail spaces.

  • Mystery Flavors
  • Retro Inspired
  • Beauty Based
  • Mood Enhancement

A little off-base

Consumer flavor interaction and acceptance keeps expanding. The rise of alternative products has moved "flavor masking" into "flavor mimicking" — to find flavor solutions to fill in new product gaps.

  • Masking
  • Mimicking Flavors
  • Encapsulation
  • Unique Bases
The following concepts are intended for inspiration only. Collaborate with Flavor Producers to bring your formulation ideas to life.

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