Bell Flavors & Fragrances showcased innovative flavors during the Research Chefs Association Expo in Savannah, Georgia on March 26th through March 28th. The RCA Expo displays some of the most cutting-edge and inventive flavor products and is host to an excellent source of networking professionals within the flavor and culinary industry, including culinary chefs, R&D specialists, and professionals across different industries.
RCA was founded in 1996 by R&D chefs who were committed to overcoming challenges that any flavor R&D professional would face. RCA members were the first to trademark the practice of Culinology® which combines culinary arts with food sciences. Today, RCA hosts a variety of events throughout 17 regions across the U.S. and Canada. The association offers educational opportunities through professional development, certifications such as Certified Research Chef (CRC) and Certified Culinary Scientist (CCS), and partnerships with top colleges and universities offering scholarships and mentoring programs.
Bell was on display for attendees during the RCA Expo and showed unique flavor innovations with Lushan Mountain Shrimp Toast and their Plum Chinese Herbal Black Tea. Chef Christopher Warsow, Bell’s Corporate Executive Chef and Manager of Culinary Applications at Bell Northbrook, spoke about the event and what Bell displayed. “We participate in the RCA because it is a great opportunity to interact with some of the most talented industry chefs and product developers across a wide variety of food products. The RCA Expo is a dynamic forum for creativity, networking and learning about the latest trends in ingredients and research. The selection we decided to show is a flavor fusion between low country cuisine and traditional Chinese flavors. Since China’s city of Jiujiang is a sister city to Savannah, the demonstration displayed fit perfectly with the Expo as well as Bell’s Spark® Trends for 2018.”