Exotic Experimentation

A consumer preference for global flavor trumps traditional seasonal options

Implications - The growing consumer interest in exotic flavors extends into the fall and winter season, as consumers begin replacing their typical sweet treats and beverages with options that offer a spicy kick. This shift demonstrates the strength and longevity of foodie culture, suggesting that the flavor experimentation it has sparked among consumers is here to stay.
SCORE: 6.1
This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 4,043 Total Clicks Mar 15 - Jun 16
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Aromatic Indian Coffee Recipes - This South Indian Filter Coffee is Unmatched in Flavor
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 1,120 Clicks Pub: Mar 25, 15
Aromatic Indian Coffee Recipes
This South Indian Filter Coffee is Unmatched in Flavor
South Indian filter coffee is both an everyday staple and a luxury across southern India. An alternative to modern coffee brewing, this traditional southern Indian take on coffee has an unmatched... [More]
Exotic Digestive Beverages - Farmhouse Culture's Probiotic Beverages Encourage Good Gut Health
SCORE: 6.6
This Year and Warm 1,403 Clicks Pub: Feb 24, 16
Exotic Digestive Beverages
Farmhouse Culture's Probiotic Beverages Encourage Good Gut Health
In addition to producing a range of fermented sauerkraut and vegetables, Farmhouse Culture is now expanding its healthy range by making a line of probiotic beverages called ‘Gut Shots.’... [More]
Minty Matcha Lattes - This Iced Green Tea Latte from Peet's Coffee & Tea Boasts Peppermint Flavors
SCORE: 6.3
This Year and Warm 550 Clicks Pub: Nov 23, 15
Minty Matcha Lattes
This Iced Green Tea Latte from Peet's Coffee & Tea Boasts Peppermint Flavors
Peet’s Coffee & Tea is known for its diverse beverage range that includes menu items like this refreshing iced matcha latte. In addition to featuring matcha green tea powder, this cool... [More]
Sakura-Inspired Blended Beverages - The Cherry Blossom Frappuccino is Inspired by Japanese Flowers
SCORE: 4.7
This Year and Mild 294 Clicks Pub: Mar 15, 16
Sakura-Inspired Blended Beverages
The Cherry Blossom Frappuccino is Inspired by Japanese Flowers
To celebrate the start of official start of spring, Starbucks is rolling out its new Cherry Blossom Frappuccino. Described as “spring in a cup,” the colorful matcha drink is the perfect... [More]
Luxurious Saffron Teas - These Aromatic Teas are Characterized by Warm and Rich Flavors
SCORE: 3.7
This Year and Mild 272 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 15
Luxurious Saffron Teas
These Aromatic Teas are Characterized by Warm and Rich Flavors
‘Kiwana Tea’ is now selling two aromatic teas that offer a perfect alternative to coffee. As autumn sets in, coffee drinks are largely draw to warm and rich flavors such as cinnamon and... [More]
Cola Kombucha Drinks - Clearly Kombucha's 'Chai Cola' Blends Healthy Probiotics and Good Taste
SCORE: 5.1
This Year and Mild 404 Clicks Pub: Mar 29, 16
Cola Kombucha Drinks
Clearly Kombucha's 'Chai Cola' Blends Healthy Probiotics and Good Taste
Clearly Kombucha describes that its ‘Chai Cola’ is a beverage that tastes of “exotic spices and old school cola.” While many health-conscious consumers are turning away... [More]