Flavor Insight Report: Calamansi

July 25, 2023
Flavor Trends

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Calamansi is a small citrus fruit popular in the Philippines and Southeast Asia and is becoming more well-known in the past few years in North America. Its tart and sour flavor makes calamansi similar to lemons and is it recommended to use calamansi similarly. Popular in Filipino sauces, soups, and beverages, we are spotting calamansi mostly in beverages on the menu and showing growth in calamansi flavored carbonated soft drinks, nectars, and other beverages as well. Let’s take a closer look at where calamansi is appearing on the menu, in new products, and social media.

A Quick Look at Calamansi:

  • 51% growth in calamansi global new product introductions from 2021-2022.
  • 223 Calamansi flavored Global new product introductions 


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