• Top Food Trend Predictions for 2018

    Will Plant-Based Proteins Continue to Grow? New year, new food and flavor trends. It is that time of year again to focus on the top food trends predicted for the upcoming year. What will 2018 offer the food industry? What is the next great super food? How is digital technology influencing food choices? Here, Kalsec® […]

  • Trade Show Events 2018

    Visit Kalsec® at the following trade shows in 2018:   Event Location Dates CFIA-France Rennes, France March 13-15, 2018 Food Ingredients China Shanghai, China March 22-24, 2018 Research Chef’s Association (RCA) Savannah, Georgia March 26-28, 2018 Pet Food Forum Kansas City, Missouri April 23-25, 2018 Association of Dressings and Sauces Technical Meeting Charlotte, North Carolina April […]

  • A Review: Top Food Trends for 2017

    2017 Trend Review Did plant-based proteins take center stage? We reviewed the top food trend predictions for 2017 and summarized the results into four common themes from the predictions that emerged over the course of the year. While more than four of the trends mentioned did evolve, we chose to elaborate on these main themes. […]

  • Fi Europe 2017 Trend Review

    Did You Indulge in Global Flavors? Attendees of Food Ingredients Europe this year had the chance to taste global ethnic flavor combinations with Kalsec® in a variety of applications such as dairy, confectionery and sauces. If you did not get the chance to attend Food Ingredients Europe this year, here are the important food trends […]

  • Food Matters Live 2017 Trend Review

    Did You Indulge in Ethnic Spices? Attendees of Food Matters Live this year had the chance to taste global ethnic blends with Kalsec® in a variety of applications, including oils and sauces. If you did not get the chance to attend Food Matters Live this year, here are the important food trends from the show. […]

  • November 2017 Trend Brief: Chemistry of Spice

    The Chemistry Behind Flavors from Spice The addition of spices, herbs and botanicals for the purpose of flavor is a long-standing trend, and there is still more to learn about the chemistry behind it. This brief explores the chemistry and reasoning behind the addition of spices and flavors. These articles discuss “why spice?” and what […]

  • October 2017 Trend Brief: Clean and Tasty

    The Optimal Recipe: Clean and Tasty When it comes to the macro trend for clean label products, consumers want to know what they are eating is “clean,” but not at the sacrifice of taste and visual appeal. For a while now, companies have been searching for natural alternatives for synthetic ingredients, sometimes giving up elements […]

  • Fi Asia 2017 Trend Review

    Did You Take the Spicy Challenge? Attendees of Food Ingredients Asia this year had the chance to take part in Kalsec®’s ghost pepper challenge. Those who participated were able to learn more about heat management and flavor profiles while having some fun. If you did not get the chance to attend Fi Asia this year, […]

  • September 2017 Trend Brief: Baked Goods

    Trends That Hit the Sweet Spot The baked goods category is experiencing many changes recently due to consumer demand for clean label. From new product introductions to enhancement of pre-existing applications, there is a lot going on in the baked goods industry. Kalsec® put together a list of articles that address these baked goods trends […]

  • August 2017 Trend Brief: Natural Flavors

    Natural Flavors Spotlight With the current pressing demand for a clean label comes the issue of finding natural ingredient solutions. The trend for plant-based ingredients is continuing, while flavors for meats and culinary cuisines are being refined. Kalsec® put together a list of articles that address these natural flavor trends to keep our readers updated […]