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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

2021 Innovation Wrap-Up

Post Date: 01/6/2022

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 of 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 … Continue reading 2021 Innovation Wrap-Up

Guava Coconut Peppermint Cooler

Post Date: 12/16/2021

By: iTi Innovation

When the holiday season comes around, one flavor comes to mind: peppermint.  Peppermint is often accompanied by chocolate, mocha, or vanilla so the Innovation Team at iTi Tropicals’ wanted to create a new and exciting flavor combination: guava, peppermint, and coconut!   Sweet guava and creamy coconut compliment cooling peppermint in this flavorful, holiday-inspired cocktail. Made with peppermint schnapps, … Continue reading Guava Coconut Peppermint Cooler

Recipe: Eggnog Panna Cotta with Passion Fruit Cranberry Jam

Post Date: 12/9/2021

By: iTi Innovation

As the holiday season comes around, consumers get into the spirit with classic holiday beverages, foods, and desserts.  One classic holiday favorite comes to mind this time of year – eggnog of course.  Typically made with milk, cream, eggs, sugar, and spices, similar to ice cream and custards, it’s easy to understand why so many consumers gravitate towards … Continue reading Recipe: Eggnog Panna Cotta with Passion Fruit Cranberry Jam

Recipe: Coconut Cream Hot Cocoa

Post Date: 12/2/2021

By: iTi Innovation

As the crisp winter air starts to settle in, the craving for a warm and toasty beverage is born. A nice cup of hot cocoa always hits the spot on a chilly winter night and will keep your customers satisfied. When the snow is falling and friends are calling “you-who”, give your customers the option of a … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Cream Hot Cocoa

Five Fruit Forward Coffee Creamer Recipes

Post Date: 11/18/2021

By: iTi Innovation

Liven up your consumers’ morning cup of coffee with these fruit-forward, plant-based coffee creamer concepts. iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team has developed five new and exciting coffee creamer concepts, perfect for any coffee-lover.  Our coffee creamer concepts combine coconut cream, sugar, vanilla, and water with a tropical fruit puree such as guava, banana, or mango for a fruity coffee creamer.  For a more traditional, dairy-free creamer, … Continue reading Five Fruit Forward Coffee Creamer Recipes

Recipe: Dragon-Fruit Banana Frozen Novelty

Post Date: 11/11/2021

By: iTi Innovation

Dairy-free, fat-free, plant-based frozen novelties have never tasted so good with iTi Tropicals fruit purees and juices. iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team has developed a Dragon Fruit Banana Frozen Novelty concept made from functional ingredients including banana puree and dragon fruit puree.    Why Banana Puree?  The banana puree serves as the base for this frozen novelty due to its naturally … Continue reading Recipe: Dragon-Fruit Banana Frozen Novelty

Recipe: Coconut Water Cold Brew Coffee

Post Date: 11/4/2021

By: iTi Innovation

Need a drink that’s both refreshing and energizing? Look no further; coffee cold-brewed in coconut water is the perfect beverage to boost your energy and keep you hydrated.    Why Coconut Water?   It has five essential electrolytes, including potassium, magnesium, and calcium.  It has no added sugar, fat, cholesterol or preservatives, and is significantly lower in calories … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Water Cold Brew Coffee

Recipe: Ginger Turmeric Chicken Wellness Soup

Post Date: 10/28/2021

By: Taylor Sison

Soup is often thought of as a remedy for treating common colds, the flu, and various other illnesses because soup is made with nutritious ingredients that include vegetables, herbs, bone broth or stock, and protein.     iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team has created a Ginger Turmeric Chicken Wellness Soup that utilizes the following functional ingredients:  Coconut water   Coconut water contains five essential … Continue reading Recipe: Ginger Turmeric Chicken Wellness Soup

2021 Q3 Innovation Recap

Post Date: 10/20/2021

By: iTi Innovation

Over the past three months, iTi Tropicals’ Innovation Team has published a total of 10 new, innovative, and creative concepts-including videos and infographics! From product spotlights to consumer trends, our innovation team has covered a variety of exciting ideas. Check out the rest of our blog post to learn more!  Product Spotlights  Acerola  Invigorate your product line and … Continue reading 2021 Q3 Innovation Recap

Recipe: Plant-Based Apple Cider Donuts

Post Date: 10/14/2021

By: iTi Innovation

Apple cider donuts; 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 … Continue reading Recipe: Plant-Based Apple Cider Donuts