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Top 85 Food Product Ideas in August

From Food Truck-Inspired Chips to Candy Bar-Flavored Desserts

— August 28, 2016 — Lifestyle
The August 2016 food product trends reveal that consumers are constantly on the lookout for new and exciting flavor combinations. Whether it is through the use of exotic ingredients or a combination of two unlikely brands, unconventional food products are becoming much more common on store shelves.

One of the most popular ways that food companies are elevating their products is by borrowing inspiration from other cuisines. Indeed, the rise of international travel means that consumers are increasingly open to exotic flavors and ingredients. Some of these globally inspired food products include soybean noodle soups, vegan schnitzel snacks and sheep's milk gelato.

Additionally, the August 2016 food product trends also reveal that brands are teaming up with one another to reinvigorate familiar foods. For instance Hostess recently teamed up with Mars to add chocolate treats to its snack-sized brownies. Similarly the potato chip brand Covered Bridge recently teamed up with Greco Pizza to create donair-flavored chips.
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Gourmet Meat Alternatives
Gourmet Meat Alternatives
Wheaty's Vegan Substitutes Ensure Consumers Don't Miss Out on Flavor
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84
Granulated Maple Sweeteners
Granulated Maple Sweeteners
Tonewood's Maple Sugar Granules are an Alternative to Other Sweeteners
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83
Vegan Sausage Snacks
Vegan Sausage Snacks
These Non-Meat Slim Jims Are a Healthy Meat Alternative
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82
Limited-Edition Cookie Flavors
Limited-Edition Cookie Flavors
A New Nostalgic Chocolate Chip Oreo Flavor is Set for Release
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81
Bourbon-Smoked Maple Syrups
Bourbon-Smoked Maple Syrups
This Smoky Maple Syrup Has a Greater Depth of Flavor Than Most
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80
Chickpea-Based Brownies
Chickpea-Based Brownies
Pure Genius' Garbanzo Bean Brownies are Made with Nutritious Ingredients
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79
Low-Calorie Breakfast Sandwiches
Low-Calorie Breakfast Sandwiches
This Healthy Sandwich is Made from Turkey Sausage and Egg Whites
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78
Frozen Pizza Roll-Ups
Frozen Pizza Roll-Ups
Farm Rich's Pepperoni Pizza Roll-Ups are a Convenient, Kid-Friendly Snack
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77
Vegan Schnitzel Snacks
Vegan Schnitzel Snacks
Wiesenhof is Selling Vegetarian Versions of Popular German Dishes
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76
Appetizer-Sized Pizzas
Appetizer-Sized Pizzas
DiGiorno's New Artisan Style Melts are Meant for Snacking
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75
Exotically Piquant Ketchup
Exotically Piquant Ketchup
Maya Kaimal's 'Spicy Ketchup' is a Twist on Original Asian Kecap Sauce
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74
Donair-Flavored Chips
Donair-Flavored Chips
This New Potato Chip Flavor is Influenced by a Popular East Coast Dish
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73
Satiating Yogurt Smoothies
Satiating Yogurt Smoothies
LALA's 'Healthies Curb Yogurt Smoothies' Fight Hunger on the Go
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72
Bottled Fast Food Sauces
Bottled Fast Food Sauces
KFC is Now Selling Its Honey Maple Sauce by the Bottle
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71
Caffeinated Peanut Butter Packs
Caffeinated Peanut Butter Packs
The PROBAR Organic Peanut Butter Blend is Infused with Yerba Matte
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70
Single-Serve Ice Creams
Single-Serve Ice Creams
These Premium Ice Cream Pots are Made for Small Indulgences
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69
Coconut-Based Sweeteners
Coconut-Based Sweeteners
Big Tree Farms' Coconut Nectar Serves as an Alternative to Honey
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68
Paleo Muffin Mixes
Paleo Muffin Mixes
The MuffinElse Mixes Cater to Consumers Following the Paleo Diet
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67
Coconut-Based Creamer Alternatives
Coconut-Based Creamer Alternatives
Laird's Superfood Creamers are a Non-Dairy Creamer Alternative
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66
Meaty Trail Mix Snacks
Meaty Trail Mix Snacks
EPIC's Hunt & Harvest Mixes Add a Protein Kick to Fruit and Nuts
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65
Organic Muesli Packets
Organic Muesli Packets
The New Organic Happy Muesli Snacks Provide a Healthy Cereal Alternative
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64
Infused Maple Syrups
Infused Maple Syrups
Runamok Maple's Syrup is Useful for More Than Pancakes
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63
Soybean Noodle Soups
Soybean Noodle Soups
Explore Cuisine's Noodle Soups are a Healthy Alternative to Ramen
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62
Macadamia Nut Butters
Macadamia Nut Butters
These New Spreads Offer a Fresh Take on Traditional Nut Butters
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61
Youthful Beauty Chocolates
Youthful Beauty Chocolates
Supermood's Chocolate for Beauty is Enhanced with Glutathione
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60
Frozen Gluten-Free Sandwiches
Frozen Gluten-Free Sandwiches
These Stuffed Sandwiches are a Convenient Gluten-Free Snack Option
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59
Frozen Peanut Butter Sandwiches
Frozen Peanut Butter Sandwiches
Annie's New Pea B&J Pockets are a Healthy Snack Option for Kids
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58
Free-From Frozen Yogurts
Free-From Frozen Yogurts
Only By Nature's Products Do Away with Added Sugars, Gluten and More
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57
Baked Cheese Cups
Baked Cheese Cups
Lotito Foods' 'Folios' Can Be Used as Crispy Serving Bowls
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56
Chipotle-Flavored Mayos
Chipotle-Flavored Mayos
Hellmann's Organic Mayonnaise Now Comes in a Spicy Chipotle Flavor
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55
Disney Character-Branded Meals
Disney Character-Branded Meals
These Healthy Side Dishes are Branded with Disney Characters
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54
Faux Porcelain Dessert Pots
Faux Porcelain Dessert Pots
ELAL Airlines' Ice Cream Pots are Made from Paper and Aluminum
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53
Co-Branded Snack Cakes
Co-Branded Snack Cakes
The New Hostess Brownies are Made with Popular Candies
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52
Alternative Milk Yogurts
Alternative Milk Yogurts
Yoplait France Now Offers Several Types of Goat and Sheep Milk Yogurt
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51
Spiced Protein Chips
Spiced Protein Chips
The Maya Kaimal Snacks are Made Using Chickpeas and Rice Instead of Potato
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50
Frozen Cookie Sandwiches
Frozen Cookie Sandwiches
This Non-Dairy Dessert Boasts a Rice-Based Ice Cream Filling
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49
Vegetable-Infused Cheese Strings
Vegetable-Infused Cheese Strings
Burnett Dairy Blends Mozzarella and All-Natural Vegetables
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48
Fudgy Protein Bar Brownies
Fudgy Protein Bar Brownies
This Chocolate Brownie Serves as a Tasty Alternative to a Protein Bar
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47
Convenient Carnivore Snacks
Convenient Carnivore Snacks
Buff's Cured Bison Meat Snacks are Ideal for On-The-Go Enjoyment
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46
Homemade Frozen Meals
Homemade Frozen Meals
'Mom Made Foods' Makes Healthy Organic Frozen Meals for Kids
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45
English Dessert Packaging
English Dessert Packaging
These Desserts are Adorned with Stereotypical British Illustrations
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44
Artisan Pulse Chips
Artisan Pulse Chips
RW Garcia's New Pulse Chips are Made from Protein-Rich Pulse Crops
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43
Chocolate-Covered Cheese Bars
Chocolate-Covered Cheese Bars
These Yooli Products Combine Chocolate and Cheese
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42
Individually Wrapped Cheese Cubes
Individually Wrapped Cheese Cubes
'Brilliant Blue' Blue Cheese Cubes Come in Single-Serving Sizes
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41
Organic Microwaveable Meals
Organic Microwaveable Meals
The New Healthy Choice Cafe Steamers are Made with Organic Ingredients
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40
Yogurt Dessert Popsicles
Yogurt Dessert Popsicles
Yasso's Frozen Greek Yogurt Desserts Come in Decadent Flavors
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39
Portion-Controlled Cheese Snacks
Portion-Controlled Cheese Snacks
This Snacking Cheese from BelGioioso Comes in 70-Calorie Sets
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38
Puffed Quinoa Snacks
Puffed Quinoa Snacks
'I Heart Keenwah' Makes Quinoa Puffs in Gourmet Flavors
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37
Vegetarian Cold Cuts
Vegetarian Cold Cuts
Rügenwalder Mühle is Selling Vegetarian-Friendly Cold Cuts
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36
Single-Serve Nut Butters
Single-Serve Nut Butters
The PROBAR Spreadable Nut Butters Come in Single-Serve Packets
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35
Fruit-Based Frozen Desserts
Fruit-Based Frozen Desserts
'Nana Nice Cream' is Made with Avocados and Bananas
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34
Fried Noodle Snacks
Fried Noodle Snacks
Snack Brand Bourbon Transforms Udon Noodles into an On-the-Go Treat
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33
Kid-Friendly Vegetable Bites
Kid-Friendly Vegetable Bites
Dr. Praeger's 'Littles' Range Features Veggie Patties in Fun Shapes
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32
Chocolate Hummus Dips
Chocolate Hummus Dips
These Dessert Hummus Flavors are Available From Delighted By Hummus
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31
All-Natural Energy Bars
All-Natural Energy Bars
KIND's Healthy Energy Bars are Made with Just Fruits, Veggies and Chia
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30
Omega-Rich Peanut Spreads
Omega-Rich Peanut Spreads
This SmartFruit Product Combines Peanut Butter and Omega from Flax
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29
Sheep's Milk Gelato
Sheep's Milk Gelato
New Zealand's Spring Sheep Milk Co. Makes an Unusual Gelato Dessert
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28
Functional Chocolate Treats
Functional Chocolate Treats
'Good Day Chocolate' Links Chocolate and Health
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27
Food Truck-Inspired Chips
Food Truck-Inspired Chips
Wise Snacks' Potato Chips Take Inspiration from Food Truck Food
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26
All-Natural Gummy Candies
All-Natural Gummy Candies
The New SmartSweets Candies are Made with Real, GMO-Free Ingredients
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25
Expressive Custom Cookies
Expressive Custom Cookies
The Whimsical Cake Company Makes Treats That Express Love Extra Sweetly
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24
Meat-Filled Cheese Sticks
Meat-Filled Cheese Sticks
'Cherky' is a Meat and Cheese Snack with Cheddar, Bacon and Peppers
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23
Protein-Rich Icelandic Yogurts
Protein-Rich Icelandic Yogurts
This Icelandic Dairy Product is Made from Heirloom Skyr Cultures
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22
Superfood Produce Popsicles
Superfood Produce Popsicles
The Eat Pops 'Restore' and 'Green Detox' Ice Pops Contain Raw Veggies
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21
Protein-Rich Milk Desserts
Protein-Rich Milk Desserts
Koupe Brands Itself as a "Smart Alternative to Ice Cream"
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20
Candy-Coated Popcorn
Candy-Coated Popcorn
Retro Corn Combines Candy and Popcorn for Snacking
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19
Healthy Whole-Grain Biscuits
Healthy Whole-Grain Biscuits
The New SnackWell's Biscuit Thins are Made for Healthy Snacking
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18
Naturally Sweetened Fruit Cups
Naturally Sweetened Fruit Cups
Del Monte's 'Fruit Refreshers' Swap Light Syrups for Fruit Water
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17
Single-Serve Dessert Pots
Single-Serve Dessert Pots
Pots & Co. Packages Its Desserts in Reusable Ceramic Containers
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16
Caffeinated Nut Chocolates
Caffeinated Nut Chocolates
The 'Coffee Nut' M&Ms is a Crowd-Selected New Peanut Flavor
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15
Blended Cereal Shakes
Blended Cereal Shakes
The Plan-n Beverage Contains Nuts, Milk and Museli For Easy Consumption
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14
International Chip Flavors
International Chip Flavors
Lay's is Celebrating the Olympics with Exotic New Chip Flavors
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13
Nutty Fruit Leather Snacks
Nutty Fruit Leather Snacks
The 'Nutty Goodness' Range is a Healthy Alternative to Chips
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12
Vivid Vegetable Snack Packaging
Vivid Vegetable Snack Packaging
This Chips Branding Reflects the Product's Nutritious Qualities
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11
Cookie-Popcorn Snacks
Cookie-Popcorn Snacks
This Hybrid Snack Combines Cookies and Popcorn
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10
Emoji-Themed Potato Snacks
Emoji-Themed Potato Snacks
The New McCain Emoticons are a Kid-Friendly Side Dish
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9
Preservative-Free Protein Bars
Preservative-Free Protein Bars
These Organic Protein Bars Are a Healthy Alternative to Meals
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8
Colorful Condiment Jars
Colorful Condiment Jars
These Sweet and Savory Condiments are Made with a Unique Ingredient
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7
Tropical Coconut Snack Packaging
Tropical Coconut Snack Packaging
The Imagery on These Packs is Inspired by Exotic Locations
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6
Healthy Antioxidant Gummies
Healthy Antioxidant Gummies
ARYA's Daily Chewy Gummy Products are Enriched with a Curcumin Formula
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5
Nutritionally Balanced Snacks
Nutritionally Balanced Snacks
The New Balanced Breaks Snacks are Made for Nutritious Snacking
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4
Pocket-Sized Protein Snacks
Pocket-Sized Protein Snacks
Oscar Mayer's P3 Portable Protein Packs are a Healthy Energy Source
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3
Candy Bar-Flavored Desserts
Candy Bar-Flavored Desserts
These Frozen Desserts are Inspired by Popular Chocolate Brands
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2
Inspirational Superfood Packaging
Inspirational Superfood Packaging
TruVibe's Superfood Products are Packed to Motivate and Inspire
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1
Colorful Superfood Branding
Colorful Superfood Branding
These Superfoods Are Packaged With Youthful Designs
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