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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The Latest Menu Trends, Product Ideas, & More 5/17/2018 View
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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It’s time to take advantage of the growing opportunities created by today’s adventure seeking customers.

Your sauces are only as good as the raw ingredients. That’s why we start with 100% California, vine ripened tomatoes harvested at the peak of freshness.

Nothing inspires like rich and hearty barbecue sauce - a year-round favorite on sandwiches, wings, pizzas, appetizers and more.

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.