10 Things You Should Know November Edition
Here is a look at the latest “10 things you should know” that are impacting food and flavor. Translate these trends into bold new ideas for your brand. Increase market share and get to your “what’s next.”
1. Turkey Stuffing Chips
Aldi announced on Instagram the return of their popular Thanksgiving snack: Clancy's Turkey Stuffing Wavy Potato Chips. The snack is said to taste like turkey, stuffing, and other various seasonings all in one. This limited-time-only product is available at Aldi locations nationwide.
2. M&M’s Expresso Dark Chocolate Candies
M&M’s, owned by Mars Wrigley, added Expresso Dark Chocolate Candies to their seasonal lineup. The M&M’s are coffee-flavored and combine a rich expresso flavor with creamy dark chocolate. The brand aims to delight its fans with this new seasonal offering which will be available for a limited time in retailers nationwide.
3. Krispy Kreme Mini Pie-flavored Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme added new doughnut flavors to share with friends and family this holiday season. The new mini Thanksgiving pie-flavored doughnut collection included Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Lemon Kreme Pie, and Dutch Apple Pie.
-Taste of Home
4. Peppermint Chip Milkshake
Like many fast-food places, Chick-Fil-A released its new seasonal menu. This year, it includes the Peppermint Chip Milkshake. The holiday favorite treat is made with Chick-Fil-A's Icedream® and peppermint bark pieces, topped with whipped cream and a cherry.
5. Festive Glitter Beer
The London-based brewery Beavertown has launched an edible glitter-infused beer, called Frozen Neck. The drink is described as a “glittery, zingy, hazy IPA made to have a sparkling snowball effect in your glass”. Frozen Neck also features notes of grapefruit mixed with mango and has an ABV of 4.3%.
6. Negroni Sbagliato with Prosecco
The Negroni Sbagliato with Prosecco has been trending all over social media thanks to HBO Max’s TikTok video, which has now amassed almost 2 million views. The Negroni Sbagliato with Prosecco is a twist on the traditional Negroni made with vermouth, Campari, and Prosecco instead of gin, making it lighter and bubblier.
- Taste of Home
7. Blue Moon Mini Pies
Blue Moon Brewery Company is telling its customers to forget the orange slice and garnish their beer with one of their miniature pies instead. The Blue Moon Mini Pie Pints include Spiced Citrus Pumpkin Pie, Coconut Citrus, and the mango and pineapple custard-filled Tropic Sky Pie. Each pie is made to complement a Blue Moon beer.
-Food and Wine
8. Sweet & Salty Dipped Clusters
Lay’s just announced the release of their newest limited edition seasonal treat: Lay’s Sweet & Salty Dipped Clusters. The bite-size clusters are made of crushed plain potato chips mixed with sprinkles, almonds, and a milk chocolate bottom. This festive snack is available at retailers and grocery stores across the country.
9. Pop-Tarts X Tajín Kit
Pop-Tarts are turning up the heat with Tajín. The two popular brands have collaborated to create a unique kit that includes Tajín Clasico Seasoning, Fruity Chamoy Hot Sauce, and a variety of fruity Pop-Tart flavors such as Frosted Strawberry and Frosted Wild Berry. The kit was made to “challenge convention and defy expectations” and will be available starting October 25th.
10. Gatorade Gummies
Gatorade, the popular sports beverage and food brand, is branching into gummies with two new products: Recovery Gummies and Immune Support Gummies. The brand aims to meet its customers' needs beyond hydration by providing products that target immunity and post-exercise recovery. Both gummies are packed with vitamins and minerals and are available for $25.99 each.
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