Consumer demand for hot and spicy foods continues to grow. More than 80 percent of consumers indicate that they enjoy hot and spicy foods. Consumers are now looking for more complexity and specific sources of pungency, in their food and beverages, including certain varieties of chili peppers.
In the attached pdf, see what’s trending now, based on a survey conducted by Kalsec earlier this year, and how Kalsec specialty pepper extracts give product developers the ability to meet the diversity of consumer preferences. New chili pepper varieties include cayenne, pasilla and the ghost pepper extract.