Purposefully Plant-Based

January 31, 2023
Plant-Based Innovation Flavor

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With greater demand and acceptance, plant-based is no longer niche. Brands are innovating and experimenting with flavor to create alternatives that are enjoyable for traditional meat-eaters, as well as vegetarians and vegans. According to Innova, plant-based food and beverage launches grew 36% between 2017 and 2022 in North America. Read on to learn about themes found in plant-based innovation and possible opportunities.

Innovation themes:

  • Meatless Umami
  • Sustainable Seaweed
  • Perfectly Pistachio
  • Modern Mylk

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What does true partnership look like? You deserve a flavor partner ready to turn these trends into the tangible.

Let McCormick FONA’s market insight and research experts get to work for you. Translate these trends into bold new ideas for your brand. Increase market share and get to your “what’s next.” Our technical flavor and product development experts are also at your service to help meet the labeling and flavor profile needs for your products to capitalize on this consumer trend. Let’s mesh the complexities of flavor with your brand development, technical requirements and regulatory needs to deliver a complete taste solution. From concept to manufacturing, we’re here for you — every step of the way.

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