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Plant-Based Frozen Novelty Applications

Post Date: 05/25/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Plant-based frozen novelties have never tasted so good with iTi Tropicals fruit purees, juices, and juice concentrates.  At iTi Tropicals, tropical, plant-based ingredients are our specialty. Our product portfolio offers a wide variety of plant-based ingredients, that are perfect for frozen novelties. Product offerings include acerola, acai, banana, dragon fruit, coconut cream, coconut water, guava, mango, pineapple, and more!  Create the perfect non-dairy, frozen novelty base with … Continue reading Plant-Based Frozen Novelty Applications

Recipe: Pineapple Passion Fruit Mai Tai

Post Date: 05/19/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Take your consumers’ taste buds on a tropical getaway with this Pineapple Passion Fruit Mai Tai cocktail recipe.  Sweet pineapple and bold passion fruit juices combined with light rum, gold rum, and grenadine this cocktail is sure to bring consumers a taste of the tropics.  Pineapple Passion Fruit Mai Tai  Ingredients  Percent (%)  Water  55.27%  … Continue reading Recipe: Pineapple Passion Fruit Mai Tai

iTi Tropicals’ Industry Guide to Utilizing 100% Coconut, Coconut Milk Powder

Post Date: 05/5/2022


By: iTi Innovation

What’s Possible with 100% Coconut Milk Powder?  From Baked Goods…  Incorporate Coconut Milk Powder into cakes, cupcakes, and muffins for a plant-based source of fat.  To Beverages…  Add a creamy texture and bold coconut flavor to smoothies with Coconut Milk Powder.  To Confectionary…  Blend Coconut Milk Powder into chocolate candies that have inclusions such as … Continue reading iTi Tropicals’ Industry Guide to Utilizing 100% Coconut, Coconut Milk Powder

Infographic: The Food and Beverage Industry Guide to Passion Fruit 

Post Date: 04/28/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Discover what’s possible with passion fruit! From sweet sorbets to savory salsas, passion fruit is sure to give any application a unique, tropical flavor. Learn more about this versatile fruit in our latest infographic.  Click here to download a PDF of the infographic! Check out our website to learn more about our products and what … Continue reading Infographic: The Food and Beverage Industry Guide to Passion Fruit 

Recipe Video: Guava Coconut Dessert Pizza 

Post Date: 04/21/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Add a tropical, exotic twist to pizza sauces with guava and coconut.  Guava and coconut are the perfect pair of ingredients to incorporate into a dessert pizza sauce because not only do they complement each other, but they also compliment other ingredients including cinnamon, brown sugar, and ricotta cheese!   Check out the recipe video below … Continue reading Recipe Video: Guava Coconut Dessert Pizza 

Infographic: Industry Guide to Organic Green Banana Flour 

Post Date: 04/7/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Organic Green Banana Flour is the newest addition to iTi Tropicals’ portfolio of products. The newest addition to our product line is gluten-free, clean label, and nutritious. The product originates from India and is made from organic green bananas. The green bananas are picked and dried before most of the starch has the opportunity to ripen … Continue reading Infographic: Industry Guide to Organic Green Banana Flour 

Product Spotlight: Organic Green Banana Flour 

Post Date: 03/24/2022


By: iTi Innovation

iTi Tropicals is excited to announce that we are now offering Organic Green Banana Flour. The newest addition to our product line is a gluten-free flour made from organic green bananas. The green bananas are picked and dried before most of the starch has the opportunity to ripen into sugar, maximizing the level of resistant … Continue reading Product Spotlight: Organic Green Banana Flour 

Top Trends from Natural Products Expo West 2022 

Post Date: 03/17/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Natural Products Expo West 2022 may have come to a close, but the trends will remain with us throughout the year.  The innovation team at iTi Tropicals took a trip out to Expo to experience the show and see what was trending. From non-alcoholic mixers to health applications, new product applications exhibited at the show … Continue reading Top Trends from Natural Products Expo West 2022 

iTi Stands with the People of Ukraine

Post Date: 03/7/2022


By: iTi Innovation

From our company’s beginning, iTi Tropicals has approached business with a global vision and passion for the people and nations of our world. Our success is reliant on our partners from South America to Asia, and everywhere in between. The eyes of the world are on Ukraine. We watch in horror as droves of Ukrainian people … Continue reading iTi Stands with the People of Ukraine

Recipe: Passion Fruit Sorbet  

Post Date: 03/2/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Passion fruit’s popularity has been increasing substantially over the past few years with no end in sight.  With a bold, tropical, distinguishable taste, it’s the perfect ingredient to incorporate into frozen novelties. Passion fruit’s flavor profile contributes acidity and tanginess, which compliments sweeter ingredients such as banana, coconut, and mango. Passion fruit imparts a pleasant … Continue reading Recipe: Passion Fruit Sorbet  

Discover What’s Possible with Our Acai Infographic

Post Date: 02/24/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Acai is the Amazonian superfruit your product line needs. Not only is this fruit delicious, but it is also full of nutrients including antioxidants and anthocyanins. Acai lends a beautiful purple color to any application, making the application vibrant as well as tasty. It also pairs well with a number of different flavors including banana, guava, … Continue reading Discover What’s Possible with Our Acai Infographic

Innovate with iTi’s Fruit Purees, Juices, and Juice Concentrates 

Post Date: 02/17/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Innovate and create with iTi Tropicals’ fruit juices, purees, and juice concentrates. With an extensive tropical product line, the application possibilities are endless!   Product offerings include acai, acerola, banana, coconut cream, coconut milk powder, coconut water, dragon fruit, guava, mango, mangosteen, papaya, passion fruit, and pineapple! iTi Tropicals also offers an extensive line of organic … Continue reading Innovate with iTi’s Fruit Purees, Juices, and Juice Concentrates 

Recipe: Dairy-Free Chocolate

Post Date: 02/10/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Chocolate is one of the most popular sweets on the market.  Whether chocolate is consumed as an indulgent dessert or as a sweet treat, consumers enjoy chocolate.  Why do consumers enjoy chocolate so much? It tastes good, it smells good, and it melts in your mouth.   There are a number of consumers who aren’t able … Continue reading Recipe: Dairy-Free Chocolate

Recipe Video: Mango Passion Fruit Pizza

Post Date: 02/3/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Add a tropical, exotic twist to pizza sauces with Passion Fruit and Mango. Passion Fruit and Mango are the perfect pair of ingredients to incorporate into a pizza sauce because not only do they complement each other, they also complement other ingredients including prosciutto and mozzarella cheese.   Check out the recipe video below to learn how … Continue reading Recipe Video: Mango Passion Fruit Pizza

iTi Tropicals’ 2022 Trends Forecast

Post Date: 01/20/2022


By: iTi Innovation

Provenance, functional ingredients, clean-labels, and tropical flavors are among the trends that iTi Tropicals’ expects to see throughout 2022.  Continue reading to learn how iTi Tropicals’ can support the development of new products that fall into these trends!  Provenance and Authenticity   Consumers are excited about products that come from another country provided the products are … Continue reading iTi Tropicals’ 2022 Trends Forecast