Posts Tagged ‘natural’

Written on April 21, 2021.

Commercial food and drink products contain an array of ingredients. The building blocks of a beverage include natural and artificial flavors. Often among the smallest components of a product, these flavor compounds are not to be overlooked—after all, it’s flavor that consumers crave!
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Written on April 14, 2021.

Thanks to advancements in flavor technology, the modern consumer can now enjoy thousands of unique flavors in food and beverages of all types—but that wasn’t always the case. Consumers owe a lot to the discovery of the world’s first artificial flavor, which became a necessary step toward creating the multitude of flavor experiences possible today. (more…)

Written on August 28, 2019.

TrueToniq predecessor, TrimToniq

Before you read on, check out our introduction to this series, An Insider’s Guide to the Beverage Industry. In the United States, it is estimated that over 30% of the population is obese or overweight. Much of the concern attributed to this issue is directly connected to an unhealthy diet and eating habits. In 2006, Scott Ohlgren recognized a need to curb unhealthy consumption and decided to develop a company, TrueToniq, that could help do just that. “Obesity is currently our largest health issue in the modern world. Overeating – simply eating too much at each meal – is the cause behind much of this problem,” said Ohlgren. True Toniq, and its successor Trim Toniq, were created as an effective beverage solution to help consumers suppress overeating and unhealthy snacking. With the help of Dave Dafoe and other beverage architects at Flavorman, the TrueToniq concept was taken from a bold idea and turned into a promising reality.
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Written on June 18, 2019.

Often used interchangeably, both taste and flavor are terms that describe how we experience food and beverages. While closely related, recognizing the subtle differences between their meanings can allow for a better understanding of flavor variations when tasting.
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Written on March 6, 2019.

Cash flow

Before you read on, check out our introduction to this series, An Insider’s Guide to the Beverage Industry.In 2012, two Minnesota hockey dads found themselves unsatisfied with the sugary energy drinks their children were consuming for sports. Seeking to fill this gap themselves, they came up with an idea for a healthier, natural substitute to sports drinks, appropriately naming their creation Aspire. Working alongside Flavorman, Aspire Beverage Co. sought to develop a beverage brand that would appeal and attract consumers, while providing a tasty, healthy alternative to other sports beverages.
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Written on April 14, 2014.

For an energy boost to get them through the day, consumers often turn to beverages, including water, coffee and energy drinks, according to Red Bull’s August 2013 “Getting Energized on the Job” infographic. Ingredients in energy beverages, in particular, can help consumers boost concentration and battle workplace fatigue, it states. “Almost every consumer is seeking an energy boost in their daily drink intake due to busy lifestyles,” says Catherine Barry, director of marketing for the National Honey Board, Firestone, Colo. “Consumers are seeking a more nutritious day-to-day way to combat fatigue.” Now the industry is turning toward drink ingredients that promote natural energy.
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