Providing Flavor Flexibility while Navigating ‘Whole Foods’ Regulatory Requirements

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What does the average Whole Foods customer look like? Well, according to Business Insider, they’re 29-35 years old and make around $80K a year. They (and millions of other Whole Foods customers) enjoy organic, natural, and ethically-sourced foods/beverages that taste great and make them feel better about their health. They want to know where their purchases come from and how they were made. They want to be able to easily identify products that are well-regulated and continuously tested for safety and quality. And our average customer shops a lot, buying an estimated 9 items per trip, with each trip costing…

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Current & Continuing Flavor Trends, With A Nostalgic Spin…

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“Nostalgia: a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.” Before we reveal our list of trending Custom Flavors…we want to talk a lot more about nostalgia. We’ve done our market research and we know that there’s a good chance that you probably love great-tasting food and beverages. We’ll go even further and hypothesize that either the 90s or 2000s have some pretty special significance to you. If they don’t, don’t worry. We’ve still got a few deliciously sweet and nostalgic points to make. Whether you spent those specific years…

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Organic Extracts & Custom Flavors

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  Customers are demanding cleaner and healthier products from their vendors. From popular all-natural diets to new health concerns, consumers want to know that what they’re putting into their bodies is great tasting and nutritious, alongside being natural and ethically sourced. In anticipation of this demand, Custom Flavors has solved another problem that our competitors still haven’t fully addressed:  Customers need more great-tasting organic extracts & flavors to choose from. We Know You Want Organic Flavors & Extracts This permanent shift toward simple, organic ingredients appears to be a process nightmare for some in the flavor industry. Whether they haven’t…

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Contributing to a More Sustainable Future

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At Custom Flavors, we’re dedicated to more than providing the highest quality flavors. We believe in taking care of people, well beyond those who buy from us. To accomplish this goal, we focus on exactly how we impact our community, our environment, and our planet. Since opening our doors in 2005, we’ve closely monitored our energy needs and sustainability metrics with the goal of consistent improvement. With that data, we’ve outlined a path forward to lead the industry in green initiatives by reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and moving toward clean, renewable energy. Let’s take a closer look at…

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