With South American Flavors Driving Peruvian Cuisine Success, Packaged Facts Introduces CuTTS Research and Culinary Trend Tracking Series: South American Flavors Report

Press Release
Apr 9, 2014
Rockville (MD), April 9, 2014 -- Packaged Facts, a division of MarketResearch.com, has launched its new Culinary Trend Tracking Series (CuTTS) with its first issue, South American Flavors. A bi-monthly subscription series, CuTTS is available for purchase at PackagedFacts.com.

Each report in the series, based on meaningful themes using today's food trends as a backdrop, analyzes the opportunities for industry players using retailer market data, product highlights, foodservice applications and recommendations.

"Our customers rely on us for vetted insights that reflect a data-driven approach to market research and our own proprietary consumer trend interpretations," adds Don Montuori, vice president of Publishing, MarketResearch.com. "Food industry customers will benefit from this new information platform."

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"Health & wellness and flavor tourism are two key consumer drivers we're currently tracking," says David Sprinkle, publisher of the new series. "Those drivers recast these foods in a whole new light and turn a new chapter for South American food, representing a bounty of opportunities for manufacturers, retailers and foodservice/restaurant organizations."

Executives, strategists, chefs, and food research professionals in R&D/product development, market and consumer insights, brand management, and trade and consumer marketing will be inspired by the new series and will utilize it to raise the prospects of their menu development and food manufacturing innovation.

South American Flavors Opportunity-Scape

South American Flavors provides insights, market data, proprietary consumer survey analysis and trend applications for the food retailing and foodservice channels. South American foods covered include:

  • Aji peppers and rocoto see expanded applications in sauces and as ingredients for snacks with a global flair
  • Purple corn and purple potato will stake more claim as authentic and healing foods, including for those seeking non-GMO ingredients
  • In the wake of quinoa, amaranth and pichuberry will play on texture and flavor attributes, as well as leverage health & wellness, to increase penetration in the specialty and natural market
  • Pisco and caipirinha will draw on perennial interest in international spirits and beverages to foster new mixology and flavoring applications
  • South American stews, including Brazil's feijoada and pan-Latin chupe de camarones, have gotten their sea legs on menus

"CuTTS continues our tradition of providing strategic culinary studies that combine hard data and consumer insights with an informed focus on market opportunities," notes Sprinkle. "With Peruvian food widely recognized as a hot cuisine, and with health & wellness and flavor tourism both acting as powerful drivers of consumer food trends, South American flavors are ready to claim a place at the North American table."

To access the report series and abstract, readers can visit: http://www.packagedfacts.com/Culinary-Trend-Tracking-8070416/. Companies looking to get more information about subscribing should contact Larry Finkel at lfinkel@marketresearch.com. CuTTS information and sample pages can be found here: http://www.slideshare.net/CuTTS/cutts-south-american-flavors.

About Culinary Trend Tracking Series

Culinary Trend Tracking Series (CuTTS) is the essential source for tracking culinary trends and opportunities in the restaurant, foodservice, retail prepared foods, and packaged food and beverage sectors. This new bi-monthly report series supports the menu and food manufacturing innovation of executives, strategists, chefs, and food research professionals in R&D/product development, market and consumer insights, brand management, and trade and consumer marketing.

The Culinary Trend Tracking Series helps customers:

  • Identify future opportunities in menu offerings and packaged foods & beverages
  • Leverage the long-term drivers that are truly propelling food industry trends
  • Track trends in fine dining restaurant, foodservice, retail prepared foods, and packaged foods
  • Match emerging trends to their organization's ongoing menu and product development

Learn more about the Culinary Trend Tracking Series at http://www.slideshare.net/CuTTS/cutts-south-american-flavors or join our LinkedIn community at https://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2237009.

About Packaged Facts -- Packaged Facts, a division of MarketResearch.com, publishes market intelligence on a wide range of consumer market topics, including consumer demographics and shopper insights, consumer financial products and services, consumer goods and retailing, consumer packaged goods, and pet products and services. Eighty-three percent of the Fortune 500 companies have purchased research from MarketResearch.com. Packaged Facts also offers a full range of custom research services. To learn more, visit: www.packagedfacts.com. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+.

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Rick Zambrano, food research editor

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Larry Finkel


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