As a leader in taste, Kerry is on a constant quest to discover and translate the best taste experiences from nature's high-quality ingredients.
Utilizing our unique expertise as a food and beverage company with a built-in flavor house, Kerry has the ability to research, analyze and interpret industry trends and convert those insights into authentic taste and nutrition solutions for our customers. Our taste predictions have helped brands launch the right products at the right time for more than a decade.
The 2021 US Taste Charts represent Kerry’s annual review of the food and beverage taste landscapes. These recommendations provide the industry with a proprietary view into the flavors and ingredients shaping the taste market across sweet, beverage, savory and salty snack categories.
Kerry’s Taste Charts methodology has evolved over the years to consider the world of flavors in retail as well as foodservice. Our methodology is grounded in specific sources of information:
Our Taste Charts date back a decade and consider flavors and ingredients that are here to stay (Mainstream and Key), as well as flavors and ingredients set to create ripples in the industry (Up and Coming and Emerging).
Top 10 Flavors for the Last 5 Years
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