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Coconut Water – The Ideal Ingredient for Health-Conscious Consumers

Post Date: 09/19/2019


By: iTi Innovation

At iTi, we are always searching for new methods to increase the success of our customers’ applications.  Coconut water has seen significant growth in popularity over the past few years, so we’re exploring new ways to use it! We continue to see increased potential by incorporating coconut water into beverage formulas. Replacing a portion of … Continue reading Coconut Water – The Ideal Ingredient for Health-Conscious Consumers

Veggie Coconut Curry Recipe

Post Date: 09/12/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Looking for a plant-based alternative for creamy recipes? Coconut milk is the perfect option!     Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Virgin Coconut Oil ½ cup Onion, diced 4 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 tablespoon Ginger, grated ½ cup Broccoli florets ½ cup Carrots, diced 1/4 cup Cherry Tomatoes, sliced in half 1/3 cup Snow Peas, loosely cut … Continue reading Veggie Coconut Curry Recipe

Spicy Mango Gourmet Sauce Recipe

Post Date: 08/29/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Enjoy this Spicy Mango Gourmet Sauce with just about any kind of food! Ingredients: ¼ cup onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tbsp. lime juice ½ tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. chipotle pepper 1 tsp. cumin 2 tbsp. brown sugar ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup iTi Tropicals mango puree … Continue reading Spicy Mango Gourmet Sauce Recipe

Make Any Day a “Sundae” with these Tasty Toppings!

Post Date: 08/15/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Last month, the iTi Innovation Team shared a recipe for a Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert Base utilizing iTi Tropicals Coconut Cream. To make your frozen treats even sweeter, our team has developed a list of our top 10 favorite tasty toppings to help you craft the perfect non-dairy sundae for your customers!   Passionfruit Glaze Passionfruit … Continue reading Make Any Day a “Sundae” with these Tasty Toppings!

Invigorate Your Product Line with Coconut Water!

Post Date: 07/25/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Coconuts are the fruit of the coconut palm, botanically known as Cocos nucifera. Coconut water is the translucent, free flowing liquid obtained from the inside of the coconut. It has been utilized for many years as a natural source of hydration. Coconut water can serve as a nutritive and rehydrating agent to restore electrolyte balance … Continue reading Invigorate Your Product Line with Coconut Water!

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for iTice Cream!

Post Date: 07/11/2019


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 I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for iTice Cream!

Infographic: Get to Know Guava

Post Date: 06/20/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Guava is a versatile tropical fruit with a sweet flavor and rich mouthfeel. It blends well with other fruits, greens and spices, and it’s perfect for sweet and savory applications ranging from smoothies to salsas. Get a glimpse of guava and learn about what makes it so great in our latest infographic! Request a sample of … Continue reading Infographic: Get to Know Guava

Add Clarified Juices to Your Summer Brews, Cocktails (or Mocktails) and More

Post Date: 06/6/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Calling all product developers! Spice up your summer sips with iTi’s clarified fruit juices! iTi Tropicals offers several clarified tropical fruit juice concentrates that are especially well-suited for incorporation into beers, wines, spirits and mocktails. These fruit juice concentrates evoke a tropical state of mind and blend beautifully into your beverage applications. Our clarified juices … Continue reading Add Clarified Juices to Your Summer Brews, Cocktails (or Mocktails) and More

Get Groovy with Guava!

Post Date: 05/23/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Guava is an exotic fruit grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions. An excellent source of vitamins A and C, as well as antioxidants, it’s a no-brainer to include guava as an ingredient in your next product line! Guava’s flavor profile contributes acidity and tanginess, which compliments sweet foods, such as pastries, cupcakes, and icings, and … Continue reading Get Groovy with Guava!

Passionfruit Mango Salsa – a Sweet and Spicy Recipe

Post Date: 05/7/2019


By: iTi Innovation

iTi’s Innovation team is getting in the summer swing of things with this passionfruit mango salsa recipe, made with iTi’s very own tropical ingredients. Feeling inspired? Reach out to the iTi Team to sample some of our products and see what’s possible with tropical! Passionfruit Mango Salsa Recipe 2/3 Mango, diced 1 Tomato, diced ½ … Continue reading Passionfruit Mango Salsa – a Sweet and Spicy Recipe

Infographic: Use Coconut Water to Lower Sugar and Maintain 100% Juice!

Post Date: 04/24/2019


By: iTi Innovation

iTi Tropicals has the perfect solution for reducing sugar and caloric content in your juice blends – incorporating coconut water! Check out our infographic to see how coconut water can lower sugar content while imparting minimal changes in color and flavor, maintaining great taste in your 100% juice offerings.

Tropical Mocktail Mule Recipe

Post Date: 04/11/2019


By: iTi Innovation

A Delicious Mocktail featuring our Passionfruit and Pineapple Juice Concentrate! This recipe makes 1 refreshing beverage.  Triple the recipe for a pitcher! 3 oz. Passionfruit Juice 1 Handful of Fresh Basil Leaves ½ oz Pink Lemon Juice, (Option to substitute lime or regular lemon) 2 oz. Pineapple Juice 8 oz. Spicy Ginger Beer  Ice  Pineapple … Continue reading Tropical Mocktail Mule Recipe

Ezine: Explore the Versatility of Passionfruit

Post Date: 03/29/2019


By: iTi Innovation

With its highly aromatic, sweet yet tart flavor profile, along with a bold, distinct appearance, passionfruit is exotic and familiar at the same time! Not to mention, the versatility of this exotic fruit is unparalleled. Check out our Passionfruit E-Zine below and discover what’s possible with Passionfruit!

Pineapple – the Friendly Fruit

Post Date: 03/27/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Let’s talk about one of the most popular and well known tropical fruits in the world – Pineapple! Second in popularity only to banana, pineapple is one of the most widely consumed tropical fruits in America. Pineapple offers a rich history as well as a vibrant flavor. Historians believe that the pineapple originated in South … Continue reading Pineapple – the Friendly Fruit

Get to Know Acerola and its Benefits

Post Date: 03/14/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Acerola is continuing to grow in popularity as a versatile ingredient that supports the widely sought after “clean label” claim. Acerola, also known as the Barbados Cherry or West Indian Cherry, is a small red colored fruit with a tart, fruity pulp. It has a delicious, distinctive flavor which is often described as a cross … Continue reading Get to Know Acerola and its Benefits