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Product Spotlight: Passion Fruit

Post Date: 01/21/2021


By: iTi Innovation

Invigorate your product line and intrigue your customers with iTi Tropicals’ Passion Fruit Juice and Passion Fruit Juice Concentrates. Originating from Ecuador and Peru, Passion Fruit Juice is an exciting ingredient to add to your product line. Offering more than just a great flavor and bright color, Passion Fruit is an incredibly versatile, exotic ingredient.   Applications  Passion Fruit can be … Continue reading Product Spotlight: Passion Fruit

Recipe: Fruit and Veggie Smoothies

Post Date: 01/14/2021


By: iTi Innovation

Keep consumers interested in and excited for their New Year’s Resolutions with iTi Tropicals. iTi Tropicals offers a wide array of tropical fruit purees, juices, and juice concentrates to support health and wellness.  Many of our products have functional nutritional properties while always tasting great. Our fruit products are incredibly versatile and blend seamlessly with other ingredients! Whether you are looking to make a tasty plant-based smoothie, dessert, or sauce, iTi Tropicals has you covered.  Check … Continue reading Recipe: Fruit and Veggie Smoothies

2020 Trend Report: Discover What’s Possible with Tropical

Post Date: 01/7/2021


By: iTi Innovation

iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team had an exciting and innovative year.  This year, we focused on finding creative applications and concepts for our products. Let’s take a look at some the concepts we really focused on throughout the year.  Tropicals in Unexpected Applications  iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team is always searching to bring a touch of the tropics into unexpected culinary applications. Keep reading … Continue reading 2020 Trend Report: Discover What’s Possible with Tropical

What’s to Come in 2021: A Brand-New Recipe Video

Post Date: 12/29/2020


By: iTi Innovation

iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team is excited to ring the new year. Why? Because we have some exciting and innovative ideas to share- including a brand-new recipe video.   Stay tuned to learn how to brew hard seltzers with iTi Tropicals’ Vietnamese Dragon Fruit Puree, Indian Mango, and Brazilian Guava!  In the meantime, watch and learn how to make our Coconut Water Cold Brew here!  

2020 Fall Innovation Recap

Post Date: 12/17/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Over the past three months, iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team has published a total of 9 new, innovative, and creative concepts. Concepts ranging from product applications and highlights to consumer trends, our innovation team has covered a variety of exciting ideas.    The innovation team has really focused on the natural benefits that iTi Tropicals’ products have.  We took a look at various Coconut Milk … Continue reading 2020 Fall Innovation Recap

Recipe: Coconut Milk Powder Beverage

Post Date: 12/3/2020


By: iTi Innovation

A beverage that’s 100% coconut, rich in mouthfeel, and a big on flavor? Count us in. The innovation team at iTi Tropicals has developed a beverage made only with three ingredients; our newest product, 100% Coconut Milk Powder, coconut sugar, and water. This beverage is delightfully sweet with a hint of caramel.  It can be enjoyed warm, cold, or with … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Milk Powder Beverage

Recipe: Coconut Water Bone Broth

Post Date: 11/19/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Take your bone broth to the next level with iTi Tropicals Coconut Water Concentrate. Our coconut water concentrate contains hydrating electrolytes to increase the nutritional profile and benefits of bone broth!   Why Bone Broth?  Popularity in bone broth has risen quickly in recent years because of the health halo that it has.  Studies have shown that Bone broth is naturally high in collagen, … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Water Bone Broth

Recipe: Acerola Holiday Beverage

Post Date: 11/12/2020


By: iTi Innovation

The holiday season is right around the corner and iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team is thankful for fruits and their natural health benefits. We are excited to share a new beverage recipe that is as functional as it is tasty.    With fruits such as acerola, cranberry, and pomegranate, your immune system is sure to love this beverage as much as … Continue reading Recipe: Acerola Holiday Beverage

Creating a Dairy and Coconut Milk Hybrid

Post Date: 10/29/2020


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 … Continue reading Creating a Dairy and Coconut Milk Hybrid

Recipe: Smokey Butternut Squash Soup

Post Date: 10/22/2020


By: iTi Innovation

As the leaves start to change colors and the nights become colder, consumers naturally seek warm comfort foods to satisfy their cravings.  Hearty soups and stews are perfect meal options to give the consumer a taste of the changing seasons.  Elevate familiar comfort foods with unexpected, exotic flavors from tropical fruits. Many of our product … Continue reading Recipe: Smokey Butternut Squash Soup

Discover What’s Possible with 100% Coconut Milk Powder

Post Date: 10/15/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Invigorate your nutritional bars with iTi Tropicals’s Vegan Coconut Milk Powder. 100% Coconut Milk Powder is mildly sweet, free from off flavors and has a bold coconut taste and smell.   Download our infographic to learn more about our Vegan Coconut Milk Powder! 

Recipe: Apple Cider Donuts

Post Date: 10/8/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Apple cider donuts are a seasonal treat and a fall-food must have! iTi Tropicals’ innovation team took a fall-food favorite and gave it a light, tropical twist. Not only are the donuts delicious, but they are also entirely plant-based! The original recipe that we made uses eggs and butter. We found that we are able to use our banana puree to replace … Continue reading Recipe: Apple Cider Donuts

Discover What’s Possible with WholeFiber™

Post Date: 09/24/2020


By: iTi Innovation

Granola bars just got tastier and healthier with iTi Tropicals’s Vegan Coconut Milk Powder and wholesome Chicory Root.  iTi Tropicals’s innovation team has teamed up with WholeFiber Company to develop a delicious, plant-based crunchy granola bar that is an excellent source of prebiotic dietary fibers.    Who/What is WholeFiber™?  WholeFiber™ is more than a 100% natural, plant-based dietary fiber source. It contains the whole package of healthy prebiotic fibers and other nutrients that are present in a whole chicory root or … Continue reading Discover What’s Possible with WholeFiber™

NYIFT Virtual Suppliers Week and Career Fair, September 21st – 25th

Post Date: 09/16/2020


By: iTi Innovation

We’ll be hosting a booth at the NYIFT Virtual Suppliers Day and Career Fair that is taking place on September 21st – 25th. The event is FREE and it’s easy to register. The deadline to register is 12 pm Noon on Friday, September 18th.  https://nyift.org/attendee-registration/   About the Event:  NYIFT Suppliers Day and Career Fair is one of the most … Continue reading NYIFT Virtual Suppliers Week and Career Fair, September 21st – 25th

Recipe: Coconut Water Stock

Post Date: 09/10/2020


By: iTi Innovation

As the trend on plant-based alternatives continues 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 … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Water Stock