Trends, News, and Updates

Get the latest on flavor, sauce, and menu trends. See how you can capitalize on these with your menu or product offering. Plus, with the Crop Update, you will learn what is happening with tomato crops during the harvest season.


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Paradise Trend Update October 2017 10/18/2017 View
Paradise Trend Update April 2017 4/20/2017 View
Paradise Crop Update December 2016 12/22/2016 View
Paradise Trend Update August 2016 8/24/2016 View
Paradise Crop Update July 2016 7/14/2016 View
The Latest Menu Trends, Product Ideas and More 4/12/2016 View
Paradise Trend Update November 2015 11/13/2015 View
Paradise Crop Update August 2015 8/13/2015 View
What hot new trend is creating a stir in the food business? 7/30/2015 View


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Do-It-Yourself meal kits have seen a big increase in popularity recently. A greater desire to cook at home, the convenience factor and consumers wanting authentic and ethnic flavors are all contributing to the meal kit phenomenon.

According to Technomic, 75% of consumers eat pizza at least two times a month. And many would consider a made-to-order option at a c-store. Make sure you are capitalizing on this trend.

Hot sauces and chile based sauces are a staple on menus and in retail products. And the popularity of spicy flavors will continue, with over three-quarters of consumers (78%) saying they enjoy at least moderately spicy foods, according to Technomic’s latest Flavor Consumer Trend Report.

Paradise, the innovator of pouch packaging for foodservice sauce applications, has been creating custom sauces for restaurant chains and foodservice manufacturers for more than 25 years.

Consumers are seeking unique flavors and demand for ethnic dishes continues to grow. Innovative, signature sauces are a delicious and easy way to offer exciting menu items with an ethnic twist.

Hot sauces & chile based sauces are a big hit on today’s menus. Customers are demanding heat and it’s easy to add a kick to an existing dish with a new bold and spicy sauce. Or, you can create a totally new menu item with an innovative, custom signature sauce.

Signature sauces can entice consumers to purchase an item and even encourage them to return. Consumers want to see sauces with interesting flavors and ingredients - something unique they can’t make at home or get at another restaurant.

Louisville, KY – July 7, 2016 – At Domino’s recent World Wide Rally convention in Las Vegas, Paradise received the Partner Award in a field of over 500 suppliers. The award recognized Paradise for excellent product, service and innovation in 2015.

More than 95% of consumers like BBQ and one-third say they eat BBQ or barbecue-sauced items in any given week. Smoky, sweet and spicy flavors are all on-trend.

Hot sauces are on the rise. Their popularity and versatility let you bring new flavor, more heat, variety and innovation to menus. Hot sauces are also a favorite among millennials.