What’s Trending? Comax’s secondary research focuses on a variety of food, beverage and lifestyle trends used to create Comax’s anticipated annual trend presentations accompanied by Comax’s flavor collections exemplifying each trend. Order a Presentation Flavor Trends 2021Flavor Trends 2021Immunity Boost focuses on consumers’ quest for functional foods and beverages while Breakfast Basics addresses consumers’ interest in breakfast at home or on the go. Home Baker taps into rediscovering baking and cooking at home while Chicken Soars spotlights consumers’ insatiable appetite for chicken and plant-based chicken alternatives. Flavor Trends 2020Flavor Trends 2020Plant-Powered Snacks capitalizes on consumers’ quest for better-for-you plant-based foods and the trend to snacking while No Proof Needed addresses sober curious consumers’ interest in low and no alcohol beverages. Asian Influences taps into the growing younger demographics’ attraction to Asian flavors driven by unique colors and textures while So Doughlicious focuses on consumers’ appetite for nostalgic indulgence. Flavor Trends 2019Flavor Trends 2019Drink To Your Health is a collection of better-for-you beverages while Meatless Meals addresses consumers’ effort to eat less meat and incorporate more plant-based protein into their diets. A Passage To India capitalizes on the growing younger demographics’ attraction to multicultural flavors while Steeped In Culture taps into consumers’ interest in high-impact fermented and pickled flavors. Flavor Trends 2018Flavor Trends 2018Not Milking It is a collection of indulgent flavors formulated for plant-based dairy alternatives while Rest Assured addresses the infinite search for relaxing and comforting flavors to encourage sleep. Think Pink capitalizes on the younger demographics’ affinity for instagramable and colorful, pink foods and flavors while The Familiar with the Not So Familiar taps into consumers’ desire for fun and playful flavors that are dimensional and add an element of surprise. Flavor Trends 2017Flavor Trends 2017Flower Power is a collection of floral inspired flavors while Spice Is Nice addresses the globalization of America’s palate and the accessibility of flavorful spices. Smoke Out capitalizes on consumers’ affinity for new textures and dimensional flavors while Nostalgia Remix taps into consumers’ desire to reconnect with the comforts of childhood. Flavor Trends 2016Flavor Trends 2016In response to consumers demanding less processed, better-for-you products, Comax Flavors reveals the Green Goodness and Cup of Tea collections while the Cuban Culture and Chef’s Table collections address the younger demographics, multicultural consumers and consumers craving authentic culinary experiences. Flavor Trends 2015Flavor Trends 2015Melting Pot is in response to consumers’ changing taste palates and continual shifts in demographics while In a Nutshell addresses the health and wellness trend and features a collection of powerhouse nut flavors, which emphasizes their diverse tastes and textures. Coffee House taps into the convenience trend and meets the demand for Barista-style coffees and Breakfast Anytime explores the blurring of categories and investigates breakfast options.