Efflorescent Eating

Floral and botanical elements take centre stage in food and beverage

Implications - Providing both a multi-sensory element and an elevated opportunity for presentation, edible flowers and botanical extracts can now be found in a variety of luxurious food and beverage experiences. This shift highlights how living a nature-integrated lifestyle is seen today as a means of status in the same way as health and wellness.

Workshop Question - How can you reflect the push to integrate nature into the experience of your product?
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Feb 16 - May 18
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Luxurious Ice Cream Pop-Ups - This Magnum Pop-Up Featured Edible Flowers and Pearls
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Warm 2,782 Clicks Pub: Jun 15, 17
Luxurious Ice Cream Pop-Ups
This Magnum Pop-Up Featured Edible Flowers and Pearls
In New York City, a Magnum pop-up shop was opened to give consumers the chance to decorate the Belgian chocolate ice cream bars to their liking. The pop-up had personal dipping stations set up so... [More]
Floral Menu Items - Bia Coffee Serves Unique Floral Coffees and Desserts
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Warm 1,620 Clicks Pub: Oct 24, 17
Floral Menu Items
Bia Coffee Serves Unique Floral Coffees and Desserts
Bia Coffee is a coffee shop based in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, and infuses floral elements into its beverages and desserts for both their health benefits, and their marketability. The coffee... [More]
Spicy Floral Cocktails - This Spring Paloma Drink Adds Heat to Represent the Warmer Climate
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Mild 883 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 16
Spicy Floral Cocktails
This Spring Paloma Drink Adds Heat to Represent the Warmer Climate
In honor of Spring, Pinch Food Design has captured the warming increase of temperatures with a spiced Paloma drink, that features edible flowers and hot peppers to give the cocktail an added level... [More]
Sparkling Floral Lemonades - The Organic Elderflower and Rose Lemonade Blends Flowers & Fruit
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This Year and Warm 484 Clicks Pub: May 23, 18
Sparkling Floral Lemonades
The Organic Elderflower and Rose Lemonade Blends Flowers & Fruit
A heightened demand for Millennial pink beverages has many brands concocting uniquely hued drinks and Belvoir Fruit Farms launched a refreshing option in the form of its Organic Elderflower and Rose... [More]
Flower-Infused Espresso Chocolates - This Rose Cardamom Espresso Chocolate Bar is for Food Lovers
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Mild 743 Clicks Pub: Feb 3, 16
Flower-Infused Espresso Chocolates
This Rose Cardamom Espresso Chocolate Bar is for Food Lovers
This Rose Cardamom Espresso Chocolate Bar from Illinois-based confectionery brand Chocolate Twist is an upscale, indulgent treat for lovers of the rich flavors of coffee, cocoa and botanicals.... [More]
Textured Almond Berry Cakes - Maja Vase's Raspberry and Licorice Dessert is Aesthetically Elegant
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Mild 569 Clicks Pub: Feb 8, 17
Textured Almond Berry Cakes
Maja Vase's Raspberry and Licorice Dessert is Aesthetically Elegant
This almond berry cake recipe is the work of Maja Vase, a Danish food blogger who is known for her experimental and aesthetically pleasing desserts. The baker is a chocolate specialist and her... [More]
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