Seabuckthorn berry - A tropical tasting fruit from the North

So how does seabuckthorn berry taste?
"The berries are quite tart, sort of like sour orange with hints of mango. Some people also liken them to pineapple". -The Toronto Star

Multisensory soft to touch tactile packaging

Adding textures to the outside of aluminum cans is increasingly becoming at normal, this recent twist takes it to the next level


Which natural food trends are poised to succeed in the mainstream?

“Increasingly we’re finding shelf space for our products in conventional retailers,” Mr. Pierce said during a presentation at Natural Products Expo East, held Sept. 21-24 in Baltimore. “We’re finding more conventional shoppers, more mainstream shoppers finding relevance in our products.”

Hot new trend: Coffee served in a cone

Hot drink served in a CONE becomes a online hit (but once it's poured you've only got three minutes to drink it before it melts).



Spices with benefits

While it’s been in use for thousands of years, turmeric has recently been skyrocketing in popularity, not only for its flavour but also for its purported medicinal properties.



Chefs as food scientist...

That idea of chefs as scientists is falling away': Forget drinking from jars and liquid nitrogen, cheese toasties and cooking with fire are the hottest food trends for 2016.


This unique art of making perfume from rain is one of India’s best kept secrets

We all the love the beautiful smell of the rain, so how about a perfume that smells like rain? No matter how unbelievable it may sound, but there is a city in Uttar Pradesh called Kannauj, which knows the age-old secret of making perfume from rain water.


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Making Your Beer Taste Better - Turn on the Music

Background music is ubiquitous with eating and drinking now it seems - impossible to escape. But that music might be doing some good. A recent study suggests that background music can improve how we perceive certain tastes. In this case beer. - See more at:

8 trends from the Fancy Food Show 2016

The Fancy Food Show — probably the most enticingly named trade convention in America — is a biannual opportunity for makers of specialty foods to get their product in the hands of the retailers they hope will carry it in stores.


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