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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

The Food and Beverage Industry Guide to Clarified Juice Products

Post Date: 02/21/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Calling all product developers! Spice up your spirits and brighten your brews with iTi’s clarified fruit juices! iTi Tropicals offers several clarified tropical fruit juice concentrates that are especially suited for incorporation into beers, wines, spirits and mocktails. These fruit juice concentrates evoke a tropical state of mind and blend seamlessly into your beverage applications. … Continue reading The Food and Beverage Industry Guide to Clarified Juice Products

Passion Fruit: The Perfect Ingredient for Ultimate Taste

Post Date: 02/7/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Who doesn’t want a little more passion in their life? Consumers are seeking out exotic flavors more than ever – and the flavor profile that passion fruit offers is the epitome of “exotic”! Give consumers just what they’re looking for by infusing some passion into your product offerings with the addition of passion fruit! A … Continue reading Passion Fruit: The Perfect Ingredient for Ultimate Taste

Infographic: Discover What’s Possible with Passion Fruit

Post Date: 01/24/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Passionfruit has so many possibilities! Check out our latest infographic to learn about this versatile fruit’s sweet and savory applications, unique name, and more. iTi supplies frozen passion fruit concentrate, frozen passion fruit juice, NFC (sometimes also called passionfruit puree), frozen passion fruit essence, and frozen clarified passion fruit juice concentrate. They do not contain … Continue reading Infographic: Discover What’s Possible with Passion Fruit

Discovering What’s Possible with Tropical

Post Date: 12/20/2018


By: iTi Innovation

At the beginning of the year, iTi’s Innovation Team wrote a blog predicting food trends, and how tropical fruits would be at the top of the list of 2018’s greatest ingredients. Let’s revisit these predicted trends and see how they came to fruition! Every year, major food publications, data researchers, and even grocery stores publish … Continue reading Discovering What’s Possible with Tropical

Coconut Water – From Humble Beginnings to Showstopper Versatility

Post Date: 12/13/2018


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 … Continue reading Coconut Water – From Humble Beginnings to Showstopper Versatility