SHIFT20: Hot and spicy food trends evolve amid pandemic, says Kalsec chef

 15 Jul 2020

The hot and spicy food trend continues to rise and Kalsec is making sure that its customers can capitalize on these trends. The company is exhibiting at IFT’s SHIFT20 in its virtual booth and presenting its range of specialty pepper and chili extracts. According to Kalsec, more than 50 percent of global consumers agree that the source of heat in their food matters to them. Anna Cheely shares some details on the flavor trends that industry sees today.

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