One of the most predicted food and drink trends for 2016 is the growing consumer desire for natural foods.
As a natural sweetener, honey is the perfect flavor, functional and marketing tool. Check out these four category innovators sure to make sweet news this year.
Matcha Lemon – Honeydrop – Brooklyn, NY
One of Honeydrop’s newest drinks, Matcha Lemon, is made with only four all-natural ingredients: Water, Lemons, Raw Manuka Honey and Matcha Green Tea. Honeydrop offers consumers a wide variety of Made With Honey drinks with clean and simple labels.
Honey Roasted Sunflower Kernels – Sunrich Naturals – Hope, Minn.
These prepackaged sunflowers, corns, and soy snacks are lightly sweetened with honey for a great taste. Sunrich Naturals produces wholesome organic and natural foods for American families.
Honey Lavender Blanc – Nettle Meadow – Thurman, NY
This hand-packed Fromage Blanc adds different flavors to the traditional cow’s milk. The product is made with unsalted goat’s milk, lavender and honey. Nettle Meadow is a goat and sheep dairy company that produces artisan cheeses.
Almond Biscotti – Cucina & Amore – El Sobrante, Calif.
Traditionally an Italian classic, biscotti have been baked for centuries. These delicious biscotti are made with hand selected almonds and a generous amount of honey. Cucina & Amore’s goal is to bring freshness and hearty textures into every kitchen through healthy, nutritious and natural products.