Jif® Chocolate flavored Hazelnut Spread, Flavor Review

Jif Chocolate flavored Hazelnut Spread

Flavor Chemists copy successful food & beverage products on the market. For a budding young Flavor Chemist, this is fun and rewarding. As our career moves forward, we want to improve on successful products. Jif's®Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread is an attempt to improve on the already popular Nutella® Hazelnut Spread with Skim Milk & Cocoa. Improve, because Jif® has natural flavors; as opposed to artificial flavors in Nutella®. We want all natural food products. Jif® Chocolate flavored Hazelnut Spread is a failed flavor matching attempt and pales in comparison to Nutella®. Making artificial flavors into natural flavors can be extremely challenging. Both hazelnut spreads contain similar ingredients: sugar, palm oil, hazelnuts, … [Read more...]

Tic Tac Holiday Twist Limited Edition Mints Review

Tic Tac Holiday Twist mints

At the holidays, as a parent, it's my time to relive my youth. Last year, I got my girls a Barbie house with an elevator, something I've wanted since I was a little girl. This year, we've moved to electronic toys, but there is a Lego set and doll that I am excited to play with. I'm giddy with excitement and I'm busy choosing all the perfect treats for my girls stockings. They love sweets and I'm choosing a few small fun items for Christmas morning. Since they are both Tic Tac fans, like I was at their age, I tried out some of the Holiday Twist Tic Tacs mints. Good thing I tried them out. I'm not getting this flavor for my girls' stockings.  These flavors: cinnamon and licorice mint are very adult; great for freshening breathe but not for … [Read more...]