Flavor Diversification

Offbeat tastes are destined for your palette

Implications - Consumable goods no longer have to taste “good” to make them desirable. Unique and traditionally unappealing flavors are gaining appeal for the novelty they add to the experience of eating. Products that can answer to this willingness to experiment with bizarre edibilities are highly covetable. These goods are particularly popular among youth.
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Chocolate Flavored Soda - Cherry Chocolate Diet Dr Pepper
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Warm 10,850 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 07
Chocolate Flavored Soda
Cherry Chocolate Diet Dr Pepper
We never stop. Even when we have exactly what we want, we continue to change things up. The beverage industry is notorious for this. Dr. Pepper, for example, is introducing Cherry Chocolate Diet Dr Pepper.… [More]
Fruit Sushi - Unagi & Banana Rolls at the Bellagio
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Mild 23,605 Clicks Pub: Jul 18, 08
Fruit Sushi
Unagi & Banana Rolls at the Bellagio
The newly opened Yellowtail Sushi Restaurant & Bar at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is serving up some creative menu dishes, such as the Unagi (eel) and Banana roll. I guess this is the Asian… [More]
Cucumber Water - For Beauty, Health and Flavour
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Mild 4,980 Clicks Pub: Oct 7, 07
Cucumber Water
For Beauty, Health and Flavour
Spotted at the hottest spots in Las Vegas was cucumber water. Glasses of ice cold h2o infused with the juice of the refreshingly cool vegetable, and garnished with skin-on slices are the chic way to chill.… [More]
Bacon Flavor Vodka Recipe - Yes, Everything is on the Web
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Mild 4,654 Clicks Pub: Mar 16, 08
Bacon Flavor Vodka Recipe
Yes, Everything is on the Web
Now you can flavor your vodka with the breakfasty taste of bacon. Here's the recipe, because nobody is marketing this yet, but if Bud can do clamato juice and beer, it won't be long. The recipe comes… [More]
Veggie Flavoured Vodka - 'Three Olive' Tomato Vodka
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Untested 5,679 Clicks Pub: Aug 4, 08
Veggie Flavoured Vodka
'Three Olive' Tomato Vodka
Flavoured Vodka is nothing new, but until now the spirit has been infused with sweet and fruity flavours like mango, raspberry, peach, pomegranate and vanilla. Now Three Olives has gone the route of the… [More]
Pork Pie Ice Cream - Disgusting British Flavoured Ice Cream
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Mild 3,881 Clicks Pub: Sep 7, 08
Pork Pie Ice Cream
Disgusting British Flavoured Ice Cream
A range of 20 ice creams were created with Britain's best-known delicacies. The results, sound disgusting. The ice cream was created as a PR story for laterooms.com. The company worked with Morelli's… [More]
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