Trends in Plus Sweet

July 26, 2022
Savory Sweet Trends Flavor


Skip the full-on sugar rush. According to McCormick’s Flavor Forecast, sweetness is being balanced with other favorite flavors—savory, smoky and heat and more for an unexpected complexity that’s satiating and often unexpected. We’re taking a look at three main trends in this space, Sweet Plus Heat, Sweet Plus Salty and Sweet Plus Sour. From products of note to flavor inspiration for your brand, let’s dive in.



View the Sweet Plus Heat Trend


View the Sweet Plus Salty Trend


View the Sweet Plus Sour Trend


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