Flavor Insight Report - Cardamom

September 23, 2022
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A member of the ginger family, this aromatic spice is native to India and grows in many other tropical areas. Cardamom seeds are encapsulated in small pods the size of a cranberry. Cardamom has a strong, pungent aroma and a flavor that is warm, sweet, and spicy with notes of lemon, smoke and mint. Spotted in new products from sauces & seasonings, hot beverages, and even chocolate confectionary—we are seeing 11% growth in global new cardamom flavored products from 2017-2021. Let us take a closer look and see where cardamom is appearing on the menu, in new products, and on social media.

A Quick Look at Cardamom:

  • Cardamom is showing 40% growth in global new products since 2015
  • Our social listening analysis within twitter showed 7,759 mentions of cardamom in the last 30 days.


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