Ten trends at Winter Fancy Food
Jan. 23, 2017
by Monica Watrous
Peppercorn popping up
Peppercorn is rising in popularity as a flavor in new snacks and condiments. One of the latest jerky varieties from Krave, a subsidiary of The Hershey Co., is Pink Peppercorn Beef. Plocky’s Fine Snacks, Hinsdale, Ill., has launched Protato Crisps, a range of baked potato crisps with 7 grams of protein, featuring a peppercorn ranch flavor.
Red Duck Foods, Portland, Ore., has added an Organic Sweet Mustard Peppercorn variety to its line of barbecue sauces.
Black pepper is featured in Kentucky Bourbon Black Pepper caramel corn from The Art of Caramel, Pasadena, Calif.; Serious Cheesy Puffs Asiago Black Pepper baked corn puffs from Fuller Foods, Portland, Ore.; and Blueberry Balsamic Black Pepper jam from Jammit Jam, Dallas.