Function-First Spice

Cardamom challenges ginger for status as the go-to functional spice

Implications - Boasting a versatility comparable to ginger, cardamom is quickly becoming the go-to functional spice thanks to its easy incorporation into such a wide variety of culinary staples, both sweet and savory food and beverage experiences. This shift highlights a continually evolving North American palate thanks to a world of influence in regards to flavor, as well as speaking to the mainstream desire to see subtle spice elements incorporated into familiar food and beverage experiences.
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Crunched Cardamom Cookies - Unna's Cardamom Crisp Cookies are Perfect to Pair with Tea and Coffee
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This Month and Warm 226 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 17
Crunched Cardamom Cookies
Unna's Cardamom Crisp Cookies are Perfect to Pair with Tea and Coffee
Unna Bakery offers a variety of traditional Swedish cookies, a selection which includes its Cardamom Crisps. The cookies are made with a small selection of ingredients, such as organic flour and... [More]
Cocoa Curry Ice Creams - This Ice Cream Flavor Fron Jeni's Pairs Cocoa and Curry
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This Quarter and Warm 325 Clicks Pub: Apr 18, 17
Cocoa Curry Ice Creams
This Ice Cream Flavor Fron Jeni's Pairs Cocoa and Curry
Cocoa and curry is a popular combination when it comes to seasoning chicken, but now this unique spicy-sweet flavor pairing can be found in one of the newest ice cream flavors from Jeni’s.... [More]
Superfood Latte-Inspired Chocolates - Trader Joe's Chocolate Bar Tastes Like a Golden Turmeric Latte
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This Quarter and Warm 128 Clicks Pub: May 24, 17
Superfood Latte-Inspired Chocolates
Trader Joe's Chocolate Bar Tastes Like a Golden Turmeric Latte
Although health-focused dark chocolates have been in the spotlight for quite some time now, this Trader Joe’s chocolate bar gives milk chocolate the chance to shine. The rise of functional... [More]
Savory Alternative Nut Spreads - The Betsy’s Best Nut and Seed Butters are Wholesomely Packaged
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This Year and Mild 210 Clicks Pub: Mar 4, 17
Savory Alternative Nut Spreads
The Betsy’s Best Nut and Seed Butters are Wholesomely Packaged
Foodie culture has expanded consumer preferences for different product variations that are a more flavorful and/or healthy alternative to what they’re used to which the Betsy’s Best nut and... [More]
Dry Canned Sangrias - Portland Sangrias Are the Perfect Summer Drink
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This Quarter and Average 128 Clicks Pub: May 29, 17
Dry Canned Sangrias
Portland Sangrias Are the Perfect Summer Drink
The Portland Sangria brand offers a refreshing summer beverage, and enlisted designer Henry Jinings to create the branding for the company’s products. The brand offers three different... [More]
Peppery Strawberry Spirits - Bullards Spirits' Flavored Gin Boasts Notes of Black Pepper and Berry
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This Quarter and Mild 54 Clicks Pub: May 10, 17
Peppery Strawberry Spirits
Bullards Spirits' Flavored Gin Boasts Notes of Black Pepper and Berry
Bullards Spirits recently introduced its newest flavored gin variety, which boasts a flavor that is simultaneously sweet and fruity, lightly peppery and citrusy; this is because the new gin spirit... [More]
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