Sweet on Peppercorns
Juices & Purées: The Liquid Revolution is Here
Here’s a big win for CPG makers: 85% of Canadians prefer homemade meals whenever possible. Thanks to modern lifestyles, though, 40% will choose convenience over nutrition if pressed for time.
McCormick Culinary Team International Holiday Favourites
Appetizers - Transforming from Indulgence to Convenience
Umami - A Clean Label Flavour Booster
Origin Stories - Umami
Plant-based Holiday Dinner Alternatives
In the least surprising survey result ever, 91% of Canadians said they enjoy eating holiday food. Stop the presses!
That means 9% don’t enjoy holiday food. Could they be the nearly 10% of Canadians that are vegetarian or vegan? Let’s explore ways make the holiday season a tastier time for alt-meat eaters.
Discover Black Garlic
Origin Stories - Cider
Origin stories - Pumpkin Spice
Recado Mexican Spice Blend
Mexican food has long been a favourite with Canadians. Last year it ranked as the second most popular global cuisine (if you exclude American food) to make at home, behind only Italian.
Jackfruit - Building Flavour for Meatless Monday
Faces of Food Science
We’d like you to get to know our people a little better, so we’re launching a fun and fascinating new series featuring McCormick Canada’s Product Development Director for Canada Flavour Solutions, Christine Rush. To kick off the series, we’re going to start with a Q&A session so everyone can get to know Christine.
Chef Notes from Memphis
If you love barbecue, prepare to be jealous! McCormick Canada’s Executive Chef Juriaan Snellen had the pleasure and privilege to join the McCormick contingent at the World Barbecue Championships in Memphis.
Origin Stories: S'mores
Ketchup Chips - A Flavour Solution
Sauces and Condiments
Ice Cream Flavour Trends
Cheers to Great Tasting Beverages
Chef Notes for New York City
Canadian BBQ Trends
Whats Cooking on Canada Day
Gotta love when Canada Day falls on a weekend! Expect to see multitudes of Canadians celebrating our nation’s birthday with a barbecue or picnic. But what’s on the grill or in the basket?
Kicking Off A Summer of International Flavours
With over 200 ethnicities represented in Canada, you can bet there will be plenty of Canadian eyes glued to screens when soccer teams from around the globe compete for the sport’s ultimate prize this summer. Such incredible cultural diversity may be one of the reasons why Canadians love international cuisine.
A Bite of East Africa
From halfway around the world comes a spice-driven taste sensation: the warm and exotic flavours of East Africa. Why has this trend peaked at number one on the Top 20 list of menu trends for 2018? And why are the tastes of these ancient cultures being “discovered” only now?
Dairy Flavouring Expertise
Despite declining sales of liquid milk to consumers, our dairy industry is still going strong! In 2016, 8.44M kilolitres of milk and cream were sold off Canadian farms, enough to fill more than 3,300 Olympic swimming pools!
Increasingly, we’re seeing the inclusion of natural botanicals in food products, especially in beverages and snacks. We believe this trend is going to grow stronger, and we’re not alone: the use of floral flavourings in food and beverage products grew by 88% in 2017, according to Mintel data.
Drink to Your Wellness
We’ve all heard the expression “liquid lunch”, but now that’s been joined by “liquid breakfast” and “liquid dinner”! Imagine kick-starting your day with an apple and cucumber smoothie that also had the fresh and light taste of clementines.
Take A Bite Out of the Savoury Snacks Market
Handheld Fusion Food
Why Are Busy People Reaching for Handheld Fusion Food? If convenience food is your business, this is one trend you’ll want to grab hold of.
Go Green the Natural Way
Make Them See Your Sweet Side
Canadian Consumers are Craving Japanese Pub Food
Super Flavours for the Big Game
The Science of Smell
The Great Spice North
Chef Notes for Montreal
The Mind of a Modern Chef
Deliciousness of Science-driven Cuisine
Vegetables Shine Center of Plate
Veggies are breaking free of their second-class status and taking over the center-plate and center-store in ways that are pleasing vegetarians and omnivores alike.
Flavour Spotlight on Black Rice Congee
Congee is popular throughout Southeast Asia, and there are endless variations. At the heart of this delicious dish is rice porridge.
Flavour Spotlight on Albondigas in Baharat Spiced Tomato Sauce
Chef Notes for Vancouver
Discover the new Mediterranean cuisine of the 21st century. Melding Eastern Mediterranean ingredients with Western European classics, cooks can create homey dishes with a fresh take.
Flavour Spotlight on Baharat Seasoning
The Sunny Side of Flavour
Egg yolks leave breakfast behind! These golden gems add richness and indulgence in a surprising fashion to a wide range of lunch and dinner menus. Taking on the different tastes and styles of each dish, yolks add excitement, protein and exceptional flavour.
Flavour Spotlight on Cured Egg Yolks
Packed in salt and spices to cure for several days, these yolks are a buried treasure of umami taste.
Flavour Spotlight on Plancha Sauces
This trio of bold sauces marries perfectly with plancha grilling and many other flavourful applications.
Plancha Grilling Trend
Chef Notes for London Calling
Scooping Out Food Trends for McCormick’s Annual Flavour Forecast Report
Flavour Spotlight on Black Pepper Date Syrup
Capturing the perfect sweet and heat combination.
Sweet on Peppers
Pepper's tongue-tingling, bold edge is tempered by naturally sweet ingredients like syrups and exotic fruits. After hiding in plain sight for so many years, pepper is finally capturing the spotlight.
Rise and Shine to Global Tastes
Breakfast options with big, global flavours are being sought after by a generation of flavour adventurists not content with the same boring bowl.
Flavour Spotlight on Skhug Sauce
Get ready for the next wave of spicy flavour for the 21st century.
Meet Chef Juriaan
Beyond the Basics with Cookies
The cookie is globally universal - everyone has their favourite. From chocolate chip, peanut butter, oatmeal raisin, snickerdoodles - the options when it comes to cookies just go on and on.
Build layers of great umami flavour - also known as the "fifth taste" - by using different vegetables such as tomatoes, mushrooms, and sweet potatoes.
Middle Eastern Mezze
Middle Eastern Mezze is one of the eight flavour trends McCormick identified as being on the rise as part of its annual Flavour Forecast.
Charmed by Brazil
Brazilian flavours are on the rise! According to the 2014 McCormick Flavour Forecast, Brazilian cuisine is poised to emerge as the next big thing in cross-cultural cooking.
From a growing taste for regional Mexican fare to early exploration in China, cultures across the world are embracing authentic elements of this bright, bold and casual cuisine.