Food TREND TRANSLATOR
A market-leading food innovation firm focused on your goals, assisting in revolutionary ways to drive sales and profits by creating actionable applications that are on-trend.
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We believe it's gotta be simple to execute, easy to understand & above all else...taste amazing!
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Innovate, so your product makes the menu!
Supporting brands & private label with culinary, marketing and trend analysis expertise.
a subsidiary of
Follese Culinary Consulting
Translating the Trends
Our approach to making this happen is summed up in one word:
Partnership: We on-board with your team
Relationships: Sharing target contacts
Innovation: Discover the right trend
Collaboration: Brainstorming with multiple departments
Evolving: Flexibility and an open-mind allow for success
Trend Translator builds a story to evolve your catalog of products.
Seeing a product in use will increase the occasion and purchase.
Align your team with the flavor of culinary and the power of food trends to bring value to your customers.
Increase the frequency of engagement to secure new business.
Our Success is Your Success
Innovative applications that create the story of your next product.
Innovation application with Peak Foods flavored whipped topping for Kroger.
3 new flavors launching early 2019!
Retail operators are working hard to offer special AFH (away from home) experiences that you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home.
Leveraging national LTO concepts offers retailers a unique approach to promoting private label brands and cross merchandise in all aisles.
Frozen whipped topping meets the bakery!
Avocado Toast'd Burger
Trend application with Bongards Dairy for Food Service
Cheese is a critical source of flavor and crave-ability. Pairing hot trends like Avocado toast with a burger and bacon gives cheese a purpose to the concept and offers familiarity to the customer who may other-wise not be willing to try this trend.
Creating purpose with menu mentions can inspire your next LTO.
Jalapeno Popper Chicken Meatballs
Collaboration application of menu gap analysis with Amylu Foods for DQ
Tired of the same fried chicken tender drenched in a sticky mess of hot sauce...offer your customers an exciting platform in a format they love.
Menu mentions prove that the meatball format is a concept that diners are highly interested in. Explore new ways to create fun and flavor on your menu that sells.
Street Taco Trio
Product application with Simplot components for menu gap analysis of Kona Grill & Bar
Braised Sliced Pork with Chipotle BBQ sweet potato. Pork & Potato are paired together 9% on menus.
Crunchy potato Shrimp atop lime scented avocado chunk and Ponzu sauce. Shrimp and Avocado are paired 28% of the time on menus.
Crispy garlic tofu paired with spicy citrus jalapeno haricot verts. Garlic & Haricot verts are paired together 22% on menus.
Oktober Fest Beer Brat
Analog meat extender recipe creation for The Better Meat Co. using Albina 100 that replaces 30% less animal meat in formulation.
Brats are soaring with over +200% menu growth in the past 4 years and is paired with beer 29% of the time.
Create that "Better For You" option, let us help.
Spiced Apple Zabaglione Parfait
Traditional Italian custard infused with Kahlua and layered in a sweet toasted nut crunch and topped with honey scented ginger apples.
Parfaits have grown 14% in the past 4 years.
Whipped, Apple, Honey and fruit are all in the top 12 most commonly paired items with parfaits.
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Making our success apart of yours...
Too many culinary colleagues are constantly being shuffled around in the corporate world. It is our goal to offer a steady source of income to our culinary colleagues that will keep you going. Whether your in between the job hunt or currently employed with another manufacture.
We offer flexibility and a community of culinary resources.
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Chief Culinary Translator - Founder
Seasoned, professionally trained chef with a solid track record of creating concepts that evoke cravability and excites the senses.
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