German Food Blog – Flavor Trends

December 31, 2014 Posted in Flavor Trends, German Food Blog

2015 Trend: Changing Palates, New Flavors,

Every 8 seconds, a child is born, while every 11 seconds a person dies in the United States. Just in 2014, the US population grew by 2.5 million people (including immigration) to reach 320 million. Different kinds of family structures have evolved, the average household size decreased over the years, „Millenials and Generation Z“ (the … Continue reading “2015 Trend: Changing Palates, New Flavors,”

September 18, 2012 Posted in Flavor Trends, German Food Blog

New: McNoodle in Austria

McDonald’s is testing for a limited time noodle dishes this week at its restaurants in Austria. The “McNoodles” comes with vegetables and salad, chicken pieces and either sweet and sour or curry sauce. The company says it spent more than a year developing the product, noting that Asian noodles are popular in Austria, according to … Continue reading “New: McNoodle in Austria”

August 24, 2012 Posted in Flavor Trends, German Food Blog

US wine consumption grew steadily over past 18 years

Steady growth forecasted over the next five years In 2011, the US consumption of wine increased 3% to 312.4 million 9-liter equivalent cases. This marks 18 consecutive years of growth. “As consumers discover new varietals, regions and price points, overall wine consumption is expected to continue to increase over the next five years,” said Adam … Continue reading “US wine consumption grew steadily over past 18 years”

March 12, 2012 Posted in Flavor Trends, German Food Blog

Chocolate tastes best when it’s the last piece

The last piece of chocolate on a plate tastes the best. That is the result of a test by researchers from the University of Michigan who asked 52 students to evaluate the taste of five unmarked chocolate bars they had to pick from a bag. The researcher then told half of this group just before … Continue reading “Chocolate tastes best when it’s the last piece”

January 31, 2011 Posted in Flavor Trends, German Food Blog

Sweet Meet: Innovations at the world’s largest confectionary trade fair

Reporting live from the ISM COLOGNE Would you like to try chocolate with sauerkraut? How about a Cola in hard candy soli format? Ever snacked on a vegetable energy bar? Those are some of the “new to the world” products displayed at the ISM International Sweets Messe (German for trade fair) in Cologne, Germany. Germany … Continue reading “Sweet Meet: Innovations at the world’s largest confectionary trade fair”