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Wake up your Salad Dressing with this Passion Fruit Juice Recipe!

Post Date: 01/16/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Looking for a new way to jazz up your salads?  Try using passion fruit as the acid in your vinaigrette instead of vinegar.  Passion fruit juice makes the perfect substitute because it has the same pH as white vinegar and provides a subtle, yet lovely passion fruit flavor in your dressing!  This sweet and tangy … Continue reading Wake up your Salad Dressing with this Passion Fruit Juice Recipe!

Create the Right Dairy Hybrid with Coconut Milk!

Post Date: 01/9/2020


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 … Continue reading Create the Right Dairy Hybrid with Coconut Milk!

Food Trends 2019: Discover What’s Possible with Tropical

Post Date: 12/19/2019


By: iTi Innovation

As 2019 is wrapping up, the Innovation Team at iTi Tropicals revisited some of the more popular food trends for 2019.  #Trending: Plant-Based All throughout 2019, plant-based products continued to dominate the culinary industry. The driving forces behind this trend are the low environmental impacts of plant-based production and consumption. Because of this consistent and … Continue reading Food Trends 2019: Discover What’s Possible with Tropical

Coconut Water: A Plant-Based Alternative for Stocks and Soups

Post Date: 12/12/2019


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 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 a natural hydration source because it … Continue reading Coconut Water: A Plant-Based Alternative for Stocks and Soups

Infographic: Plant-Based Coconut Cream Yogurt Recipe

Post Date: 12/5/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Plant-based products, especially yogurts, are on the rise. Coconut Cream is the perfect replacement to make yogurt dairy-free! It is creamy, smooth, and light in flavor. And Coconut Cream blends seamlessly with other ingredients so that your yogurt can be made any flavor you desire! Click here to request a sample of iTi Tropicals’ Coconut … Continue reading Infographic: Plant-Based Coconut Cream Yogurt Recipe

Thanksgiving Appetizer: Brie en Croute

Post Date: 11/21/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Thanksgiving Appetizer:  Brie en Croute Part of the magic of Thanksgiving is that each family celebrates a bit differently. Some families gather around to watch Thanksgiving Football, while others watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Some families host an elaborate and sophisticated meal, while many others prefer to keep it simple.  No matter how you … Continue reading Thanksgiving Appetizer: Brie en Croute

Coconut Water: Low in Sugar and Calories!

Post Date: 11/14/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Why You Should Be Using Coconut Water in Your 100% Juice Blend Driven by consumers’ active, fast-paced lifestyles, the quest for healthy, functional beverages is on the rise – and coconut water is the answer! Using coconut water as a beverage ingredient presents the opportunity to create 100% juice blends that are simple yet innovative, … Continue reading Coconut Water: Low in Sugar and Calories!

Infographic: Sweet and Savory Mango Ramen Recipe

Post Date: 11/7/2019


By: iTi Innovation

From sweet sorbets to savory soup broths, Mango is sure to give any application a rich, tropical flavor. Click here to request a sample of iTi Tropicals’ Mango purees and concentrates!

Taste The Flavors of Fall with these Coconut Water Blends!

Post Date: 10/24/2019


By: iTi Innovation

What is Coconut Water? Coconut Water is the translucent, free flowing liquid obtained from the inside of a coconut. Coconut Water, sometimes referred to as coconut juice, should not be confused with coconut milk or coconut cream, which are processed from the white “meat” of the coconut. For many years, Coconut Water has been used … Continue reading Taste The Flavors of Fall with these Coconut Water Blends!

Plant-Based Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Post Date: 10/17/2019


By: iTi Innovation

What better way to celebrate the beginning of Fall than with a little pumpkin spice? The iTi Innovation Team has created a decadent dairy-free pumpkin spice latte recipe utilizing our coconut cream. Incorporating coconut cream into beverage applications offers an excellent plant-based alternative to traditional dairy ingredients. Transform coconut cream into coconut milk with ease … Continue reading Plant-Based Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Coconut Cream Yogurt Recipe

Post Date: 10/3/2019


By: iTi Innovation

Add a plant-based yogurt to your product line with iTi Tropicals’ versatile Coconut Cream! Watch this quick recipe video to learn how to make the perfect creamy base for your next dairy-free yogurt creation. Add dried fruit, granola, or mix with one of our delicious tropical fruit purees. The options are endless! Ingredients: 2 cups … Continue reading Coconut Cream Yogurt Recipe

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!