These major brands eagerly await their research and never to be disappointed, the McCormick's Flavor Forecast 2013 indentifies these emerging food trends that can give you new product ideas like Smoked Tomato Chili Onion and Rosemary and Rosemary Smoked Tomato Jam and Poached Eggs. (click images for a larger view)
No Apologies Necessary - decadent flavors for quick escape from our hectic life
Empowered Eating - Personalized foods that are healthy AND tasty
Hidden Potential - uncovering the fullest flavors from every last part of the ingredient
Global My Way - beyond traditional "ethnic" cuisines
Are you hungry? Are you inspired?
Crowdsourcing for New Food Product Ideas
New product ideas can come from crowdsourcing. Don't know about crowdsourcing? You should. Visual sources like Pinterest are a wealth of information to develop unique ideas for your small food brand. A successful new product launch addresses what all grocery supermarket buyers want " Show me something I don't have..." you have a shot in getting on the shelf of Whole Foods, Fresh Market, ShopRite or any of the thousands of retail food stores.
Read New Food Product Ideas are Coming from the Crowd and see how McCormicks Flavor Forecast now incorporates bloggers from around the world along with their McCormicks Pinterest Flavor Forecast boards can help specialty food companies get out of the kitchen, on to the shelf and on to the consumers plate.