Summer is coming to an end, which means the leaves will soon start to paint the trees with brilliant shades of red and yellow… and pumpkin spice is coming back into style! What a great way to welcome the return of autumn.
After being adopted by the snack and beverage world, a punch of pumpkin flavor made its way into desserts, savory snacks, and coffee. It has quickly become a top flavor of the season. In fact, according to Mintel, pumpkin-flavored beverages have grown 130%! What other facts are there to know about this beloved fall favorite?
The pumpkin spice latte was invented in 2003, by java-genius Peter Dukes. Designed to create a feeling of nostalgia, this flavor melted hearts nationwide and has become a seasonal tradition we just can’t live without.
Ever wonder how the festive pumpkin flavor is achieved? Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and clove make tasty flavor additions on their own, but when they’re combined together, voila! We have pumpkin spice.
With 34% of adults associating pumpkin flavor with fall, this is a must-have for any breakroom or pantry solution, so we’re adding it to our coffee and creamer offerings for the season. Enjoy a taste of fall!