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Microplastics in Your Tea?

Are MICROPLASTICS lurking in your TEA?  Tea is a clean, healthy option to start your day, wind-down, or just because. Discerning consumers even opt to source Organic and Fair Trade tea. This ensures their own family's health and that of the hard-working farmers. However, if your favourite tea comes in a triangle "silky" pyramid bag,…

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Clean Label Natural Syrups

“Clean label is a consumer driven movement, demanding a return to ‘real food’ and transparency through authenticity. No artificial ingredients or synthetic chemicals.” — Go Clean Label™ Many syrup companies are now trying to change their decades-long practice of using artificial flavors and high fructose corn syrups. However, may the change to clean label ingredients actually…

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Barista Series Oat Milk

Winning "BEST NEW PRODUCT" at the SCA Expo April 19-22, 2018 in Seattle, Pacific Barista Series Oat was officially unveiled to excited guests. It could be said that this was one of Pacific's best kept secret, surprising thrilled baristas and cafe owners alike. Plant based milks have been rapidly growing in the specialty coffee segment.…

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Beverage Trends

Texture and color to deliver share-worthy experiences. In 2018, the sound, feel, and satisfaction that texture provides will become more important to companies and consumers alike. Food and drink products have used a variety of ingredients, such as turmeric, matcha, and activated charcoal, to create vibrantly hued drinks, snacks, and  other food that attracts attention, especially on Instagram, Pinterest, and other image-centric media. Colour will continue to be important, but texture…

Read more on Secrets of Syrup Authenticity

Secrets of Syrup Authenticity

What is the secret to creating an authentic syrup? What distinguishes a true French Premium syrup like 1883, from a big-box USA syrup? What are the determining factors for taste, sweetness level and aroma? What is the path meticulously walked by 1883 to produce authentic, pure, and intense flavours for beverage professionals? Link to download this strikingly educational post.…

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Kohana Cold Brew Solution

Kohana Organic Cold Brew Cold brew grew 580% from 2010-2016 (Mintel)! Across the coffee market, Cold Brew is driving growth (see article in the financial post)! Are you being left behind? Cold Brew Woes: 1. Refrigeration: Most cold brews require cold-chain refrigeration from manufacturing, distribution, and in-house. "Not only can it be expensive, it’s also a logistical…