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Lavender, Hibiscus, Elderflower, Jasmine, Rose

Consumers around the world are becoming more interested in floral flavoured foods due to the desire for innovative tastes.

Some of the most commonly used floral flavours include lavender,  jasmine, rose, hibiscus, elderflower providing exotic tastes to food and beverage products.

Here are some floral profiles to consider for your next innovation.

On the top of the list is Lavender flavour:

Lavender ice cream

Taste description: floral, herbal, sweet

Uses: ice cream, cocktail syrup, soft drink and pastry (mousse, macaron)

Hibiscus flavour:

Hibiscus flavour

Taste description: floral, slightly tangy

Uses:  tea, yoghurt, beer, chocolate, savory food

It can be paring with apple, pineapple, chocolate, caramel flavours.

Elderflower flavour:

Elderflower syrup

Taste description: floral, honey

Uses: cocktail syrup, soft drink, cider, candy, cake

It can be paring with lemon, lime, grapefruit, cucumber flavours.

Jasmine flavour:

Jasmine flavour

Taste description: floral, sweet

Uses: cocktail syrup, tea, candy

Rose flavour:

Turkish delight

Taste description: floral, sweet

Uses: Turkish delight, candy, pastry, cream topping, soft drink, tea