Ingredients

Adult soft drinks: What flavors appeal to consumers?

Adult soft drinks: What flavors appeal to consumers?

By Rachel ARTHUR

Adult soft drinks are gaining in popularity: but what flavors appeal to this audience? From the beer cues of brewed soda to the sour tang of vinegar, natural ingredient company Döhler explores the tastes that are appealing to today’s consumers. 

WFSI aims to play into major health trends in the beverage category through its sweetener and flavor  ranges. ©iStock/Charlie_Edward

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WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients expands sugar alternative options

By Mary Ellen Shoup

WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients (WFSI) has expanded its portfolio of sweetening solutions to offer sweeteners that when combined with certain flavors and texturants ingredients can deliver a similar mouthfeel to full-sugar beverages, the company...

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Flavour pairing with plant proteins: What’s best for your product?

By Niamh Michail

Plant proteins such as hemp, brown rice and pea have complex taste profiles that work best with tailor-made flavours. But it's not always obvious that sulphur pairs well with strawberry...which is why it helps to have a flavourist on board to explain.

Time to look for alternative sugar reduction ingredients. Picture: © iStock/BogdanReava.

BRC & FDF call for submissions for sugar alternative ingredients

By Jenny EAGLE

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) are calling on ingredient manufacturers, product specialists and researchers to submit details of sugar alternative ingredients to help companies reformulate their products.

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