New Flavor Trends in Condiments, Sauces and Dressings

Flavor is a deciding factor when it comes to condiments and these easy-to-use products are a popular way for consumers to explore new flavors. Condiments, sauces and dressings are all application categories with potential for many different trending flavors. The following articles explore the next flavors in condiments – including a trending application base [yogurt] that is gaining traction in the condiment category, and speculation on the next flavors to replace sriracha.

What we are reading:

SRIRACHA IN SOUP? DANES, KOREANS AND AMERICANS RATE CHILI SAUCE FOOD PAIRINGS
Gochujang Korean Chili Pepper Paste

Niamh Michail, Food Navigator [Published January 25, 2018]

Some like it hot – but not everyone likes the same kind of hot. With Sriracha’s reign waning, Korean gochujang is tipped to take over but which foods does it pair well with – and do Americans, Danes and Koreans like it equally? Korean researchers investigated.

SOURCING THE GLOBE FOR THE NEXT SRIRACHA
Sambal Sauce

Jeff Gelski, Food Business News [Published February 1, 2018]

Looking for a new flavor to replace sriracha in your favorite sauce? This article discusses a few trending options and applications to spice up your product.

YOGURT MAKERS LOOK FOR TRENDY FLAVORS, NEW USES TO BOOST MARKET SHARE
Yogurt is more than a snack

Cassie Chew, Food Dive [Published January 26, 2018]

Are savory-flavored yogurts gaining traction? As consumers look for healthy alternatives for some of their favorite condiments, like mayonnaise, savory yogurts might make an appearance on the trendy condiment scene.

To read more about condiment trends, check out our Top Food Trend Predictions for 2018, which lists top trends from leaders in the food industry.

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