2015 Flavor Trends: Spice Heats Up The Grocery Aisles

Foods in all categories are becoming more flavorful, and spices and seasonings help add complexity and global appeal.

David Phillips, Technical Editor
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Wheat Thins is a simple snack cracker that was at one time synonymous with its cute-but-smart 1980s celebrity spokesperson Sandy Duncan. Today's Wheat Thins, made under the Nabisco umbrella by Mondelez International, come in hot, spicy flavors that might have made the award-winning actress blush. Product developers of the past sometimes used a careful measure of paprika or rosemary in a chip or a cracker formulation, but today they're more likely to go generous with a vinegar-Tabasco seasoning in something like the Wheat Thins Spicy Buffalo flavor. With more consumers seeking foods that are lower in sodium, fat and sugars, there is an opportunity for spices and…

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