Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development

Author: Katie Ayoub

Better-for-You Beverages Committing to healthier beverage options means making shifts in mindset and strategy

Best of FlavorTop 10 Trends At LYFE Kitchen, beverages range from fresh-squeezed juice and smoothies, to “LYFE waters” that jazz up filtered water with ingredients like ginger, lime, mint and chia seeds. We’ve seen better-for-you push into every foodservice segment and menu daypart. It’s even made its way into brand DNA, affecting ideation and development at a philosophical level. Healthful menu development has moved from a tactic to a strategy. But should it influence beverage design? After all, diet sodas fit the “better-for-you” bill, and they’re great profit generators. But healthier beverages can do more than round out a...

Read More