Kerry leads the industry in exploring the best taste experiences nature has to offer. As a consumer-driven food and beverage company with a built-in flavor house, research and development division and market research team, we take a holistic view of market trends that we’re able to translate into insights on up-and-coming and emerging tastes.
The Canada Kerry Taste Charts 2019 represent our annual review of the Canadian food and beverage landscape. To create the charts, we utilize consumer trend data, foodservice research and endorsements from our internal culinary experts and mixologists to predict prevailing tastes for the coming year. These taste chart predictions are actionable recommendations for brands in the sweet, savory, salty snack and beverage categories that want to create research-backed products designed to surprise and delight consumers.
A comprehensive review of product launches, menu penetration, industry reports and interviews with internal culinary and beverage experts drove the findings in Kerry’s 2019 Taste Charts. Our insights team analyzed these data sources, uncovering key trends in flavors and ingredients within the world of retail and foodservice and predicting the most in demand tastes of the future.
Internal Insights & Industry Reports
Our predictions date back a decade, and consider flavors and ingredients that are here to stay (Mainstream and Key), as well as flavors and ingredients set to create ripples in the industry (Up & Coming and Emerging).
Top 10 for the Last 5 Years
Next Top 15 for the Last 5 Years
Up & Coming
20 Fastest Growing in the Last 3 Years
20 Fastest Growing in the Last Year