New Orleans is home to the festivities of Mardi Gras which excites locals and draws in visitors from all over the globe -- to commemorate the annual event, food labels create New Orleans-inspired flavors to deliver a taste of the lively times. Restaurants, vendors, and brands create menus and products that infuse cajun flavors, that adorned with the Mardi Gras colors, and even alter existing food products to commemorate the event.
An example includes Zapp's new potato chip flavors to celebrate the beginning of Mardi Gras -- they are kettle cooked style chips created in three cajun flavors. There is Spicy JCajun Crawtators, Voodoo, and Hotter'nHot Jalapeno. It reflects the spirit of the annual festivities and includes its signature New Orleans Style Potato chips, which are delicious slow-cooked chips cooked in its unique peanut oil mix.
Another example is Community Coffee Co's Medium Roast Mardi Grad King Cake, which is a coffee flavor inspired by the event made with 100% Arabica beans. It is also elevated with notes of vanilla and cinnamon to imitate the taste of the traditional Mardi Gras King Cake.
From Festive Mardi Gras Coffees to Spicy Cajun-Inspired Chips
Festive Cake-Infused Beers
The Chandeluer Island Brewing Co. is Making a Mardi Gras King Cake Beer
Festive Mardi Gras Coffees
Community Coffee Co.'s 'Mardi Gras King Cake' is a Unique Medium Roast
Pastry-Inspired Dessert Coffees
Community Coffee Company Launched a 'Sugar-Dusted Beignet Coffee'
Spicy Cajun-Inspired Chips
Zapp's New Chip Flavors Celebrate the Begining of Mardi Gras
Cajun-Spiced Chicken Sandwiches
Bojangles' Sweet Cayenne Cajun Filet Sandwich Boasts Spicy Notes
Mickey-Shaped Blackberry Beignets are the Newest Disneyland Treat
Cricket Stadium Snacks
Aketta's Seasoned Dry-Roasted Crickets are Being Sold in the Philips Arena
Cajun-Spiced Snack Sausages
The Duke’s Cajun Style Andouiille Smoked Shorty Sausages are Natural
Sauce-Celebrating Restaurant Menus
The Buffalo Wild Wings B-Dubs Hackables Menu is Tasty
Fish Jerky Snacks
OneForNeptune's White Fish Jerky is Rich in Protein and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Indulgently Topped Restaurant Menus
The Applebee's 'Topped & Loaded' Menu Upgrades Favorites
Regional Chip Flavor Offerings
Lay's Flavors of America Launches Eight New Flavors
Deep Fried Turkey Sandwiches
These Arby's Sandwiches are a New Twist on the Seasonal Dish
Black-Crusted Spider Web Pizzas
The Pizza Hut China's Wow Black Pizza is Dyed with Cuttlefish Ink