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Recipes: Tropical Hard Seltzers

Post Date: 08/13/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Take a flavor trip to the tropics with iTi Tropicals.  Our innovation team has developed hard seltzer recipes that are made using real ingredients such as Passion Fruit Juice Concentrate and Guava Puree, with no artificial colors, flavors, or added sugars.  Our Recipes contain only 5% alcohol by volume.  Enjoy the taste of the tropics with these hard seltzer … Continue reading Recipes: Tropical Hard Seltzers

New 100% Vegan Coconut Milk Powder from iTi Tropicals

Post Date: 07/30/2020


By: iTi Innovation

The best plant-based ingredients come from iTi Tropicals.  We are excited to announce that we are now offering a plant-based, 100% Coconut Milk Powder. Our newest addition to our product line is free from food starches, stabilizers, emulsifiers, and all other additives.  100% Coconut Milk Powder is the perfect ingredient to add to your product line for a clean label.   100% Coconut Milk Powder is the … Continue reading New 100% Vegan Coconut Milk Powder from iTi Tropicals

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Discover What’s Possible with our Plant-Based Nutrition Infographic

Post Date: 07/23/2020


By: iTi Innovation

From rich and decadent coconut cream, to flavorful and tart acerola, to sweet and tangy guava, iTi Tropicals has a wide array of plant-based ingredients. Check out our infographic to learn more about some of our most popular, plant-based ingredients. Click to download a PDF of the Infographic!  Not only are all of our ingredients … Continue reading Discover What’s Possible with our Plant-Based Nutrition Infographic

Recipe: Coconut Cream Frozen Dessert

Post Date: 07/2/2020


By: iTi Innovation

There’s almost nothing better than a big scoop of ice cream on a hot summer day. The creamy, satisfying texture and rich mouthfeel is hard to beat! Dairy-free frozen dessert alternatives to traditional ice creams are rising in popularity, and they continue to pop up in pints in the freezer section of grocery stores. In … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Cream Frozen Dessert

Plant-Based Recipe: Banana Donuts

Post Date: 06/25/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Upgrade your breakfast line with a plant-based banana donut. Not only is this donut made with entirely plant-based ingredients, but it’s also delicious. iTi Tropical’s Innovation Team has used banana puree in place of eggs, coconut cream in place of milk products, and organic virgin coconut oil in place of butter to create a flavorful donut. The banana puree imparts a sweet, natural … Continue reading Plant-Based Recipe: Banana Donuts

Why You Should Use Coconut Water in Your Product Line

Post Date: 06/11/2020


By: iTi Innovation

What is Coconut Water and Where Does It Come From?  Coconuts are derived from the coconut palm, a tropical tree with the Latin name Cocos nucifera. The coconut palm tree grows in tropical regions around the equator, and upon reaching maturity can stand 65 to 72 feet tall. Coconuts can be harvested year-round, and each tree typically yields 50 to 80 coconuts per year. Coconuts … Continue reading Why You Should Use Coconut Water in Your Product Line

Dairy and Coconut Milk Hybrid

Post Date: 06/4/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Flexitarian diets, a concept that allows consumers to change the way they are eating without being exclusive to veganism, are rising in popularity.  Unlike other diets, the flexitarian diet is not restrictive; it is inclusive and flexible.     Because this diet is becoming more popular, the innovation team at iTi Tropicals are working on products that use plant-based fats in conjunction … Continue reading Dairy and Coconut Milk Hybrid

Coconut Water Functionality in Stock and Soup

Post Date: 05/28/2020


By: iTi Innovation

As the trend on plant-based alternatives continue to rise, iTi’s Innovation Team has developed plant-based stock and broth recipes that utilize coconut water as a base. Why coconut water? It’s incredibly versatile! We have found that coconut water adds a very subtle yet pleasing flavor when combined with other ingredients. And coconut water can be utilized as … Continue reading Coconut Water Functionality in Stock and Soup

Recipe: Health and Wellness Shots

Post Date: 05/21/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Looking to elevate your immune system’s health? iTi’s Innovation Team has the perfect, natural solution. We developed three health shots to give your immune system a boost. The first is an Acerola Vitamin C shot, which contains three times the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C in only one 2-ounce shot. We created a Passion Fruit wellness shot that contains antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals for … Continue reading Recipe: Health and Wellness Shots

How iTi Tropicals, as an Importer, Can Help Your Company

Post Date: 05/14/2020


By: iTi Innovation

What is iTi Tropicals? iTi Tropicals is an independent company headquartered in Lawrenceville, NJ. Our sole business is to import the highest quality tropical and exotic fruit purees and concentrates in the world.  We are not a broker or agents; we take the legal possession of the imported goods and stand behind our products 100%. … Continue reading How iTi Tropicals, as an Importer, Can Help Your Company

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Mango Salsa & Passion Fruit Margarita

Post Date: 04/30/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Plan your Cinco de Mayo fiesta with a few of our favorite Mexican inspired recipes including a mango salsa and a passion fruit margarita! Check out the recipes below and request your free sample today.  Mango Salsa  Ingredients  Amount  Mango  1 cup  Serrano Peppers  ¼ cup  Jalapeño Pepper  ¼ cup  Habanero Pepper  ¼  cup  White Onion  ½ cup  Tomatoes  ½ cup  Garlic Cloves  … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Mango Salsa & Passion Fruit Margarita

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Discover What’s Possible with Our Organic Passion Fruit Infographic

Post Date: 04/16/2020


By: iTi Innovation

iTi Tropicals is pleased to announce a new product to our portfolio: Organic Passion Fruit! Both Organic Passion Fruit Juice and Organic Passion Fruit Juice Concentrate are now available.  Request your free sample here.   Download the full infographic here.

Coconut Water Cold Brew Recipe Video

Post Date: 04/9/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Need a drink that’s both refreshing and energizing? Look no further; cold brew coffee made with coconut water is the perfect beverage to boost your energy and keep you hydrated.  The innovation team at iTi Tropicals wanted to try something new, so we brewed some cold brew coffee in coconut water.  Not only is this super simple … Continue reading Coconut Water Cold Brew Recipe Video

Acerola: Your Flavorful, Plant-Based, Vitamin C Powerhouse Solution

Post Date: 04/3/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Acerola fruit puree has 20 times the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C in a 3.5-ounce serving. Looking for ways to increase your daily Vitamin C intake? Acerola is the perfect way to do that. This fruit is versatile and tasteful, so it can be added to any recipe to enhance the Vitamin C content. … Continue reading Acerola: Your Flavorful, Plant-Based, Vitamin C Powerhouse Solution

Recipe: Plant-Based Zuppa Toscano Italian Cream Soup

Post Date: 03/26/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Coconut Water Functionality in Stock and Soup As the trend on plant-based alternatives continue to rise, iTi’s Innovation Team has developed plant-based stock and broth recipes that utilize coconut water as a base. Why coconut water? It’s incredible versatility! Coconut water adds a very subtle yet pleasing flavor when combined with other ingredients. Because it … Continue reading Recipe: Plant-Based Zuppa Toscano Italian Cream Soup