Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development
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Put the power of the global pantry to work with the help of versatile proteins
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Chefs leverage key attributes of legume pastas in plant-forward menu builds
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Cool and cutting-edge menu concepts featuring California cheese
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SAME AS DEK
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Gills Onions proves the humble allium is a powerhouse menu-maker with a backstory to boot
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Make your beverages bloom!
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Tell a new flavor story in celebration of National Queso Day, September 20
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Peanuts Inspire the Next Generation
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Foodservice operations that demonstrate their own commitment to sustainability can gain a valuable advantage with a discerning clientele.
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New Wave Shrimp gave us a new way to market ourselves to a vegan clientele and offer them something unique and delicious that cannot be found anywhere else.
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By adding blueberries, standard sauces become standout sauces
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Pimiento cheese is giving burgers a new spin on craveability
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Chefs rely on pimiento cheese to work hard for them across their menus
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Peeling away the layers of this menu workhorse
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Are you taking advantage of premium partnerships available with the California Avocado Commission and other commodity boards?
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Leveraging pasta as a foundation for global cuisines
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Craveable flavors and menu versatility help make this spice-forward sausage poised to break beyond its Cajun roots
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Give your guests the flavors they’re looking for
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Craveable breakfast options hold appeal all day long
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The latest trends in barbecue and smoked meats
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Norway’s harsh environment offers the perfect conditions for premium seafood
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Capitalize on consumers’ interest in condiments offering familiar profiles with a kick of heat
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Australian grassfed steak and a killer presentation puts the OMG in this LTO at a Miami hot-spot
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A high-impact ingredient ideal for modern bowl builds.
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Plant-based shrimp provides an alternative for forward-looking restaurants.
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Gain the competitive edge with high-performing dairy products
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Four chefs share their winning burger and sandwich builds starring Bel Brands cheese products
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Leverage beloved bratwurst in trend-forward global builds
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Two ingredients, endless menu applications
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Pre-cooked and line-ready, frozen pasta is Barilla’s new best-in-class innovation
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The modest onion provides prep advantages for your kitchen and flavor solutions for your menu
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Three key drivers make this ingredient of the year a menu must-have
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A winning flavor to be used across your menu
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Spring-seasonality and grassfed Australian beef puts the OMG in this LTO
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Leverage the seasonality and premium quality of fresh California Avocados
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Lean on commodity board support to kickstart innovation and energize your menu
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Celebrating regional and seasonal highlights with fresh California Avocados
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Magic happens when cheeses perform the way chefs need them to
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A singular cheese inspires a multitude of trend-forward menu ideas
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Kick up the heat level with trending flavors and textural touches
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Chef Janine Booth gives pizza night a global spin with Australian lamb
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Delivering authentic flavor with a modern prep approach
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An exciting new menu-idea series from Texas Pete®
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Latest innovations help chefs ease labor crunch
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Plant-based shrimp offers menu-development solutions
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Feed your passion for incredible flavor with Monin’s 2022 Flavor of the Year!
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Chefs source Bel Brands’ crowd-pleasing flavors and innovative products to develop trend-forward menus
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Beans carry flavorful inspiration beyond borders
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New foodservice-sized lasagne sheets lay the foundation for innovation
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In the hands of Chef James Patterson, Australian lamb racks get the tableside service treatment
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Find your new favorite blueberry format
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Soups, salads, and sandwiches combine to make memorable meals
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A new line of ready-to-use breakfast cups offers back-of-house ease
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Introducing easy solutions for morning menus
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While rarely featured on a menu marquee, marinades play a crucial supporting role in flavor builds
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Meeting the demand for plant-based fare with vegan cheeses that taste great and melt well
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Sauces, toppings and seasonings are key to signature bowl builds
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Texas Pete® helps you build LTOs
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Trend-forward menu inspirations for a versatile and prep-friendly portfolio of flatbreads
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Building signature flavors in a bowl of comfort
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Southwest flavors are made signature in this creative soup build
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Ocean-Raised Sashimi-Grade Fish High in Omega-3s
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Leverage blueberries' signature qualities for unexpected applications
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Signature sauces move menus
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Transforming comfort into signature
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Bone-in Aussie lamb gets the steakhouse treatment in the hands of Chef Michael Slavin
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Condiments bring a Wagyu beef burger to a whole new level
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Chefs take the newest Boursin cheese products for a test ride and share their takeaways
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Why naan is the right food for today
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From its versatile batters and breadings to exquisite seasoning blends, Newly Weds Foods creates products that marry customization with the ultimate flavor experience
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Using noodles for on-trend menu offerings with back-of-house solutions
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Getting Ready for The Gameday Rush? Texas Pete® Is on Your Team
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Storied cheesemaker brings quality and expertise to the dairy-free category
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Sweet and savory blueberry solutions deliver on consumer demands
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Turkey offers a lean protein choice and countless possibilities for carrying flavor
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Hispanic-style cheeses effortlessly cross border in Cal-Mex cuisine
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Takeout continues to trend. Here’s how Texas Pete® can help.
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This authentic line of Italian meats offers distinctive tastes and flavors
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Colorful and flavorful, quick-pickled blueberries offer multiple menu wins
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Four chefs leverage this cheese’s broad popularity and take it in new directions
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Dial up crave factor in sandwiches, soups and salads with pork
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Cost-efficient, consistent, labor-saving solutions
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Rely on breakfast’s “big three” for all-day menu innovation
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The data speaks for itself. Burgers are a hot ticket item for summer and more people are putting hot sauce on them.
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Creating delicious dairy-free drinks and desserts has never been easier with Ripple
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Using fully-cooked meats saves time and money, helping chefs focus on menu innovation
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Mexican comfort as a carrier of modern flavor and menu strategy
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A cross between bacon and sausage, Johnsonville Original Sausage Strips offer an easy flavor upgrade addition to almost any dish
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Whoa, This Changes Everything
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Three popular builds find signature flavor moves starring turkey
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Cost-efficient, consistent, labor-saving solutions
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Easily build big flavor with these saucy, smoky black beans
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Chefs share insights, ideas and recipes for using the "big 3" ingredients
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Cost-efficient, consistent, labor-saving solutions
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Create a recipe using The Blend™ for a chance to win $10K and a showcase in Food Network Magazine
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IQF blueberries take center stage, lending an assist with labor, consistency, food cost and shelf life
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11 chefs take three new Boursin food products products for a spin
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Ripple is the plant-based dairy alternative your savory dishes have been looking for
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A new trio of floral syrups adds an easy boost of exceptional flavor
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Sausage innovations bring menu excitement
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Developing a host of trend-forward menu items while maximizing one new SKU
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Turkey carries global flavors while keeping things familiar in modern sandwiches
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Say “Aloha” to craveable fried chicken sandwiches
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Plant-based dairy alternative Ripple effortlessly enhances everything on your menu
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Update Mexican favorites with trend-forward, bean-centric moves
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PAOW! has created a diverse line of plant-based products with options for those who want to add their own signature touches
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Meaty comfort with broad versatility
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How can a coffee program make all the difference to today’s operator?
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The sweet-tart flavor of blueberries brings balance, counterpoint and intrigue to savory dishes
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Five takes on the traditional fried chicken sandwich
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A beloved brand gives sandwiches a competitive edge
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Turkey offers a versatile protein for creative flavor building
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Modern menu builds get a boost from this cheese's iconic flavor and texture
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Pairing classic flavors with potatoes dials up crave
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Simple ingredients and culinary versatility make new plant-based products shine
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7 trend-forward ways to leverage the power of peanuts to resonate with the next generation
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Seafood from Alaska meets consumers’ desire for wild, healthy and sustainable options
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The time is ripe for menuing California avocados
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Elevate menu items with immunity-boosting ingredients
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Drive consumer excitement by leveraging the strength of this premium brand
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Authentic Asian sauces and condiments add an on-trend flavor boost
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Watermelon: Always in Season / A year-round menu resource
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The hard seltzer segment has taken the world by storm
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Grassfed quality, signature flavor
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Blueberries balance the bold side of global flavors with natural sweetness
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The Perfect Purée helps takeout cocktails succeed
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Turkey breast gives chefs a crowd-pleasing, versatile protein for optimizing menus
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Make it easy for your guests to find beverage choices with immunity boosting benefits mixed right in
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Culinary upgrades to soul-soothing comfort foods featuring rice as the versatile base
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With California walnuts as inspiration, chef finalists showcase the flavor possibilities in plant-forward menu development
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Win the sandwich game with Bel Brands’ flavor-packed lineup of signature cheeses
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Reducing food waste while maximizing innovation with this pantry staple
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Smart protein solutions for today’s foodservice landscape
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Plant-based builds featuring honey find a sweet spot
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Eleven trend-forward beverage builds inspired by honey bees, pollination and honey
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National Honey Month is the perfect time to salute this special craft
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4 new flavorful, on-trend sauces – all made possible by the awe-inspiring honey bee
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Premium Aussie beef scores across the table
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Innovate with blueberries to make it memorable
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Rice offers familiarity, functionality and satiety for consumers eager to explore plant-based options
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Build modern, flavorful bowls that balance portability with craveability
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Deepen emotional connections while promising special flavor experiences
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Chefs are creating unique and surprising flavor profiles with smoke
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Chefs rely on proteins that go the distance on flavor, temperature and texture
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Today’s tighter menus need SKUs that work harder
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Make plant-forward menu items craveable with this versatile, wholesome ingredient
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Chefs are taking this fresh cheese with big flavor in new directions
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Premium Aussie lamb helps you stay relevant and profitable
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Creative, easy ideas on how to key into 10 categories that represent trend-forward opportunities for flavor innovation
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This plant-based shareable sings with Eastern Med and Latin flavors