METAROM Group has analysed the latest market trends to provide you with the flavours taking centre stage in the beverages sector in 2019!
In the drinks sector, Yuzu, a citrus fruit native to Asia, is a tempting blend of lime, grapefruit and mandarin. Regularly showcased by top chefs, it has a spicy aroma with botanical notes, creating a sophisticated character.
Over the past 5 years, there has been a 94% increase in the number of watermelon-flavoured drinks being launched. In keeping with the “healthy” trend, consumers are enticed by its refreshing and thirst-quenching properties which are combined with red fruit, berries and citrus.
Latte-flavoured beverages grew by 43% over 5 years. The skimmed milk flavour enhances warm notes such as coffee and chocolate and adds a gourmet and warming touch to the beverage. It can be combined with spicy, ginger or cinnamon notes to create a more elaborate flavour profile.