Millennials Are Shaping The Food Industry

Millennials have their own spin on mealtime – and it’s all about convenience. If you’ve noticed a change in food trends over the last five to 10 years, you can thank a millennial! Millennials are one of the largest U.S. age demographic groups, second only to baby boomers. Learn more about how their snacking culture is shaping the food industry!

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Impact Your Flavor Profile with Cheese Concentrates

Because cheese consumption has been continuously growing for the last 20 years, food manufacturers have been seeking ways to introduce bold cheese flavor into products without shredding their bottom line. Cheese concentrates offer an economical solution without compromising taste. With flavor strengths up to 10 times that of block cheese, concentrates are the ideal, cost-friendly substitute for partially or fully matured cheese. Boasting an average shelf life of nine months, they can completely replace mature cheese.

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State of the Union: Dressings, Dips, and Sauces

With cooler weather here, consumers look for packaged dressings, dips, and sauces as a convenient way of adding flavor to dishes for family gatherings. Having grown 28.4 percent between 2010 and 2015 alone, the global market for dressings, dips, and sauces is only projected to continue gaining momentum, increasing 2.3 percent annually from 2015 to 2020. Luckily, veggie trays, chips, and pastas have bountiful options to sit beside them at holiday tables and seasonal get-togethers!

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Jump on Board the Ranch Craze: Expanding on Traditional Ranch Flavors

Ranch dressing isn’t what it used to be — it’s better. As the most popular salad dressing in the United States for both retail and food service, ranch continues its success by changing with evolving consumer tastes. Though ranch generates double the share of dollars and units after the second most popular dressing, blue cheese,1 it still needs to adapt and be able to meet transforming marketplace trends.

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Top 5 Sauce Claims

A rich, flavorful sauce is no longer the only way to sway the modern consumer. Many consumers have turned to restrictive diets for personal and health reasons, leaving classic sauces untouched on store shelves due to their ingredients.

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