Angry Orchard Taps Into Seasonal Flavors With Release of New Cider: Angry Orchard Tapped Maple

New Seasonal Cider Is Not-Too-Sweet, Made With A Touch Of Vermont Maple Syrup

Today, the cider makers at Angry Orchard announced the national release of its new seasonal hard cider Angry Orchard Tapped Maple, available now through April. Tapped Maple blends American culinary apples with a hint of maple syrup from Vermont maple trees for a not-too-sweet cider with a big, bright apple taste.

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Angry Orchard taps into seasonal flavors with new Angry Orchard Tapped Maple and limited release Angry Orchard Spiced Apple.

Because cider making follows a seasonal path alongside apple trees and harvest, cider makers are especially tuned into the seasons. At Angry Orchard‘s Cider House in the Hudson Valley of New York, the cider makers like to play around with adding seasonal ingredients to cider recipes to create unexpected, but seasonally appropriate, flavor combinations. For example, with Angry Orchard Tapped Maple, they took inspiration from the highly-anticipated late-winter tapping of maple trees to make something completely new. The base cider is made from culinary apple juice and is actually quite dry. The maple syrup – rich in flavor and natural maple sweetness – adds a delicate balance, and gives the cider a strong maple-forward aroma, and full, round mouthfeel. It’s a great flavor profile for the last days of winter leading into spring’s cool start.angry-orchard-apple-cider-logo-800x600

Like apples, not all maple syrup is created equal. The flavors can vary significantly from season to season and depending on production techniques,” said Ryan Burk, Head Cider Maker at Angry Orchard. “My team and I visited maple farmers from across the Northeast to dive deeper into the qualities that make maple syrup unique, then took those findings back to our Cider House to incorporate this natural sweetener into a dry cider we’d been working on. Ultimately, we found a nice combination with Tapped Maple.”

Tasting Notes from Angry Orchard’s Cider Makers:

Tapped Maple (5.0% ABV): Made from apples high in acidity, the dry cider base is then backsweetened – a common cider making technique that occurs after fermentation – with maple syrup to achieve the balance between contrasting flavors. This cider is made from a blend of culinary apple varieties from the renowned Pacific Northwest region including Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith, Gala and Pink Lady apples. Tapped Maple offers a flavorful contrast to dishes like southern fried chicken or pork tacos, but also pairs well with classic hearty desserts like bread pudding.

The seasonal experimentation also led to another new limited release cider in Angry Orchard’s Winter Orchard Sampler Variety Pack, Angry Orchard Spiced Apple. Spiced Apple combines a fresh apple taste with lively seasonal spices, much like a classic baked apple pie. A mix of culinary apples like Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith and Gala French, and bittersweet apples, such as Amere de Berthecourt, Beden, Medaille d’Or, Michelin, and Binet Rouge were used in the making of Spiced Apple.

Angry Orchard makes a variety of year-round craft cider styles, including Angry Orchard Crisp Apple, a crisp and refreshing fruit-forward cider that blends the sweetness of culinary apples with dryness and bright acidity from bittersweet apples for a balanced flavor profile. Angry Orchard also makes The Cider House Collection specialty ciders, as well as a variety of seasonal ciders.

Tapped Maple is now available in 6-packs and the Winter Orchard Sampler Variety Pack nationwide through April 2017. Spiced Apple is available as a limited release in the Winter Orchard Sampler Variety Pack through April 2017. Suggested retail price for a 6-pack is $8.99-9.99, and $15.99 – 18.99 for a variety 12-pack (price varies per market). 

To find where Angry Orchard hard cider is served near you, visit the “cider finder” at http://www.angryorchard.com/cider-finder. Cider lovers can explore the Orchard online at www.angryorchard.com/our-orchard and like the company on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @AngryOrchard.

Wild Turkey® Master Distiller Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Launch Of Master’s Keep Decades

Following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps, Wild Turkey® Master Distiller Eddie Russell decided to dabble in the family business a few miles from his boyhood home at the Wild Turkey Distillery. That was back in 1981, and the new college grad wasn’t quite sure the distilling business was for him. Flash forward more than three decades and the student has become the master, celebrating his 35th anniversary and releasing some of the finest whiskies the Bluegrass State has to offer. To mark the occasion, Russell is releasing Wild Turkey® Master’s Keep Decades, the second limited-edition Bourbon in the Master’s Keep series.

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Wild Turkey logo (PRNewsFoto/Campari America)

For Master’s Keep Decades, I went all out and used some of the rarest and most precious barrels in our stocks,” shared Russell. “The final product is a whiskey with the finesse and deep character of older Bourbon, anchored by the bold, balanced, and vibrant backbone of younger bourbon. I have to say, this is a whiskey I truly love and I’ll be holding a few bottles back for my personal collection.”

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Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Decades

Made from a blend of whiskies aged 10 to 20 years, this 104 proof (52% alc. /vol.) Kentucky Straight Bourbon has a nose of oak and caramel. It delivers beautifully intricate notes of butterscotch, dried fruit, chocolate, and smoke, and lingers with a smooth, sweet, and spicy finish. Continue reading

In The Kitchen: McCormick Announces Spring New Product Lineup

With the summer outdoor cooking season only months away (really!), McCormick & Company, a global leader in flavor, is launching a range of new products bringing flavors from around the world, and across the country to American kitchens and backyard grills this spring. The 17 new products answer consumer demand to explore regions through taste, while still offering ease and simplicity in the form of quick marinades, baking mixes and sauces.

Beyond spicy or tangy, consumers want to experience the authentic flavors of places like Hawaii, New Orleans and Brazil,” said Virginia Jordan, McCormick Vice President of Marketing. “Our new products make it easy to enjoy these tastes at home, whether adding a splash of Cajun Hot Sauce to fried chicken or marinating steak in our Korean BBQ marinade.

Serious Flavor, Less Waste. Master the Grill with New Bold Flavors

New Year. More Marinades! Grill Mates ($1.79, Available spring 2017 in supermarkets and mass merchandisers nationwide) is growing its liquid, single-use marinade line that helps home cooks experiment with seriously smokin’ flavors without any waste from leftover marinade bottles. Made with natural herbs and spices and no-high fructose corn syrup, these marinades can flavor up to two pounds of meat. With Hawaiian cuisine taking over the mainland, and churrascarias and Korean BBQ in towns across the country, these new Grill Mates liquid marinades, mixes and seasonings allow grillers to add flavors they enjoy at restaurants to cook-out staples this spring and summer. And, smoky southwest favorites come in new forms like a Bacon Chipotle Seasoning ($2.49) and Southwest Chipotle Burger Sauce Mix-in ($2.49).

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Big, Texas Flavor in Simple Marinade Mixes

New Stubb’s Marinade Mixes ($1.79 per packet, Available spring 2017 in supermarkets nationwide.) are specially created to flavor different types of meat – from pork to steak and chicken – with big Texas taste. Add pantry staples like oil and vinegar, then marinate up to two pounds of meat.

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Zatarains first-ever Hot Sauce ($1.29, 5oz/$2.49, 10oz.; Available spring 2017 in the condiments aisle of supermarkets and mass merchandisers nationwide) is made with aged red peppers, Cajun spices, and real, large pieces of garlic. Liven up your favorite dishes, from scrambled eggs to wings, or add to classic New Orleans dishes, like jambalaya and gumbo. And, new mixes for flaky biscuits and crumbly cornbread ($1.99 per box. Find it in the baking aisle; available in the southeast spring 2017 and nationwide in the fall) are made with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Zatarain’s Cilantro Lime Rice Side Dish ($1.49, available now in the rice aisle of supermarkets and mass merchandisers nationwide) brings a favorite flavor in Mexican restaurants directly to your home kitchen. With a blend of cool, refreshing cilantro and a hint of lime, this long grain rice is versatile and easy to cook. Serve with tacos, fajitas or burritos.

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For more information, visit www.mccormickcorporation.com.

World Food Travel Association Announces 2017 FoodTrekking Awards For Excellence In Food And Beverage Tourism

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) announced today that the application process for the 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism is now open. The first year the awards were held was 2016. For a list of past winners, visit http://foodtrekkingawards.org/winners.awa2017_2596-small

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO) and is recognized as the world’s leading authority on food tourism. Its mission is to drive economic development for the food, drink, travel and hospitality trade. The Association was founded in 2003 by its Executive Director Erik Wolf and today brings innovative food tourism solutions and thought leadership to 48,000+ industry professionals in 139 countries.

Rather than another Top 10 or best restaurants list, the FoodTrekking Awards are unique in that they fill a void of recognition of experience excellence in 13 categories within the food and beverage tourism industry. Food and beverage is the fastest-growing sector of travel, which itself is one of the world’s largest and most economically significant industries.

2017 CATEGORIES & APPLICATION PROCESS

The number of categories being recognized has grown from only 5 in 2016 to 13 categories in 2017, as follows:

  • Best Foodie Destination Experience
  • Best Food/Beverage Tour Operations (Land)
  • Best Food/Beverage Tour Operations (Water)
  • Best Beer Experience
  • Best Foodservice Experience for Visitors
  • Best Lodging Experience
  • Best Food/Beverage/Travel Media Professional
  • Best Wine Experience
  • Best Food/Beverage/Travel Blogger
  • Best Farms & Farmers’ Market Experience
  • Best Retail & Grocery Experience
  • Best Cooking/Beverage Class/School
  • Best Food & Beverage Event Experience

Businesses and organizations interested in applying can do so on the Awards website at www.FoodTrekkingAwards.org. Applications are being accepted between January 1 and February 28, 2017, when the application process will close.

2017 JUDGES & SELECTION PROCESS

Ten experts in their specific fields will serve as judges for the 2017 Awards, as follows:

  1. Panna Balazsy (Hungary), Owner, Globalist Kitchen
  2. Andre Morgenthal (South Africa), former Communications Manager, Wines of South Africa
  3. Roberta Garibaldi (Italy), food and wine tourism consultant and coordinator of East Lombardy – European Region of Gastronomy 2017
  4. Livio Colapinto (Italy), Owner, Zest of Italy
  5. Katarzyna Janiszewska (Poland), Founder, pl
  6. Armando Cristofori (Australia), member, La Chaîne de Rôtisseurs
  7. Udi Goldschmidt (Israel), culinary tourism consultant to Israel’s tourism industry
  8. Brian F Lorge (USA), CCTP, HAAC (USA), Chairman, Certified Ambassador World Food Travel Association; Exec. Dir., American Culinary Federation (MCCA); Fellow, American Academy of Chefs & Les Amis d’Escoffier; Industry Consultant
  9. Lawrence Acosta (USA), Owner, Grub Crawl
  10. Sanjeev Shenoy (India), Mystery Shopper, HS Brands International and Owner, Trip on Food

Each judge will review two different applicants according to established criteria in a confidential review process. In the event of a tie, a third judge will review each of the tied applications. A grand prize and a runner-up are selected for each category. A small application fee charged to each applicant helps to offset the cost of managing the awards.

2017 AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT & CEREMONY

The winners of the 2017 FoodTrekking Awards will be recognized at a special ceremony at the conclusion of FoodTrekking World, the world’s largest food and beverage tourism convention for the trade, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Portland, Oregon, USA. Award applicants are encouraged to attend FoodTrekking World, but are not required to do so to enter or win.

The Height Of Luxury: The New Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown Unveils Specialty Suites

Manhattan’s Most Coveted Accommodations Offer Modern Residential-Style Living With Numerous Thoughtful Touches For Discerning Travelers, All Wrapped In Signature Attentive Four Seasons Service

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The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown taking its place in the New York City Downtown Skyline

At The Crossroads Of Tribeca And The New York Financial District, Just A Block From The World Trade Center, The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown Adds Its Classic Architectural Profile To The World’s Most Famous Skyline.

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Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown Entrance at 27 Barclay Street

Open just a few months, the all-new Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown (27 Barclay Street, New York, New York 10007, USA, 646-880-1999has quickly become the preferred address for visitors to Lower Manhattan thanks to its welcoming accommodations, unique hotel features and unparalleled service. Among its 189 light-filled guest rooms and suites, seven specialty suites are proving to be particularly popular. Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is also home to CUT by Wolfgang Puck, the celebrity chef’s first outpost in Manhattan, which is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.

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Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown Lobby

The Royal Suite is the pinnacle of cosmopolitan style, spanning an entire side of the 24th floor with views in three directions. Several of the corner Gotham Suites have a rarity in New York hotels – walk out terraces on the 23rd and 24th floors. Finally, there are the Tribeca Suites with apartment-like layouts and amenities that feel far more like a home than a hotel.

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CUT By Wolfgang Puck, the celebrity chef’s first (and only) outpost in Manhattan, which is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks; at The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown

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CUT By Wolfgang Puck, the celebrity chef’s first (and only) outpost in Manhattan, which is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks; at The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown

Designed by acclaimed New York architect Robert A.M. Stern, the all-new 82 story building was envisioned to blend seamlessly into the skyline, as though it had always been there. Indeed, with 157 private residences occupying the upper floors, the ambiance is distinctly residential. Art-filled interiors are by Yabu Pushelberg, the Soho and Toronto-based designers known for their fresh aesthetic and exacting attention to detail, coupled with Four Seasons dedication to creating environments that anticipate every guest need, including a desire for flexible space they can make their own while in residence. (More on that below.)

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Japanese Wagyu beef, known worldwide for its marbling, naturally enhanced flavor, tenderness and juiciness, is a specialty of the house at CUT By Wolfgang Puck.

The Royal Suite

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Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown – Royal Suite Living Room

Inspired by the gracious apartments of the city’s elite, the 2,400 square foot (223 square meter) Royal Suite spans the entire east side of the 24th floor. Residents and their guests enter through a formal foyer, with living spaces to the left. A corner living room has two seating areas, a blue onyx fireplace and a custom oak bar topped with imported stone from India. Off the ten-seat dining room, a large butler’s pantry with its own staff entrance is perfect for family meals, or entertaining clients. Down the gallery-like hall, a separate library/media room can host private screenings or game nights, and there’s also an executive-style office and a powder room.

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Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown – Royal Suite Master Bath

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Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown – Royal Suite Living Room

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Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown – Royal Suite Living Room

At the far end is the lavish master suite, with a corner bedroom featuring silk wallcoverings, walk-in dressing area and five-piece bath. The space can be separated from the rest of the Royal Suite and even has its own entrance for complete privacy. Additional bedrooms can be connected to the suite for families or those traveling with staff.

Special services for Royal Suite guests include airport transfers via limousine or helicopter, butler service, complimentary private bar and confirmed seating at CUT by Wolfgang Puck

Share Wolfgang Puck’s innovative take on specialties such as Japanese wagyu steak, along with New York’s freshest seafood, in a stylish, convivial atmosphere designed by Jacques Garcia. With its own entrance on Church Street, CUT by Wolfgang Puck is among the finest restaurants and bars in Downtown NYC, and the place where New Yorkers and world travelers come to be part of the scene.

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Give the Gift of the Ultimate Culinary Experience This Holiday

All You’ll Really Want for Christmas is Food and Wine

Still looking for a unique, affordable and delicious gift idea this holiday? Give the gift of the ultimate Seattle culinary experience with tickets to the Seattle Wine and Food Experience (SWFE) weekend of events on February 24 – 26, 2017. The newly-expanded weekend features three events: POP! Bubbles & Seafood, Comfort (NEW) and the Grand Tasting. A total indulgence for foodies, thedownload weekend includes more than 300 of Seattle’s best chefs from gastro pubs to fine dining establishments, distillers, local cider and brew masters with more than 600 wines making this Experience the perfect holiday gift for the food and wine lover in your life.

The Seattle Wine and Food Experience, presented by Seattle magazine, brings the city’s vibrant culinary and beverage scene to life. The Weekend Pass ($220) is the best deal for that special foodie on your holiday shopping list. Need more convincing? Here are the top 5 reasons to attend each event:

POP! Bubbles & Seafood: Friday, February 24, 2017 at McCaw Halloysters-833x630-768x581

  • Champagne, Sparkling Wine, Cava, Cremant and more than 40 kinds of bubbles to sample
  • World-class seafood, including oyster bars, from 20 of Seattle’s best chefs
  • Saber-Off Competition featuring local celebrities and incredible tunes by DJ Dubreezy
  • The Callebaut Belgium Chocolate Lounge featuring bites from Seattle’s top pastry chefs
  • Dozens of Reserve Red wines from the region’s top wineries

Comfort: Seattle’s Best Feel-Good Foods and Crafty Brews: Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Fremont Foundryburgers-833x630-768x581

  • Comfort is the newest and coziest addition to the Experience
  • Mac & cheese, burgers, doughnut wall, fried chicken and many more comfort foods
  • More than 50 craft beers, ciders, bubbly and more to quench your thirst between tasty bites
  • Do-It-Yourself Bars: Hot Toddy, Bloody Mary, S’mores, Fry Bar and more
  • Rock out with your friends to tunes by DJ Branden Landon and take photos in the Shutterbus

The Grand Tasting: Sunday, February 26, 2017 at McCaw Exhibition Hallswfe_featured_std2

  • More than 500 wines, plus tastes from distilleries, beer and cider, Oh My!
  • Fare from 25 local chefs and 25 specialty food makers
  • Explore the Celebrity Modern Luxury Lounge for a chance to win a cruise!
  • Yakima Valley Craft Food and Beverage Exhibit
  • The Savor Experience from San Luis Obispo County
  • The Sweet Suite–Indulge to your heart’s content
  • The “Pearls” of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates with wines from Canon 13, Intrinsic, Mamma Mia and more
  • Taste from Nicky Farms exotic meats, Heritage Meats Butchery Block and Sustainable Alaska Seafood
  • Buy your favorite wine, beer, cider and spirits from the QFC product store benefiting Les Dames d’Escoffier, Seattle****

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Pantone Unveils Color of the Year 2017: PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery

A Refreshing And Revitalizing Shade, Greenery Is Symbolic Of New Beginnings

Pantone, an X-Rite company and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, today announced PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery as the PANTONE® Color of the Year selection for 2017; a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals individuals to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.

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Pantone Unveils Color of the Year 2017: PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery

While Serenity and Rose Quartz, the PANTONE Color of the Year 2016, expressed the need for harmony in a chaotic world,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color InstituteGreenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the hope we collectively yearn for amid a complex social and political landscape. Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate, revitalize and unite, Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose.

The Color of the Year selection process requires thoughtful consideration and trend pantone-colour-of-the-year-greenery_dezeen_hero2analysis. To arrive at the selection each year, Pantone’s color experts at the Pantone Color Institute comb the world looking for new color influences. This can include the entertainment industry and films in production, traveling art collections and new artists, fashion, all areas of design, popular travel destinations, as well as new lifestyles, playstyles and socio-economic conditions. Influences may also stem from new technologies, materials, textures and effects that impact color, relevant social media platforms and even up-coming sporting events that capture worldwide attention. For 17 years, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home furnishings and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design. Past selections for Color of the Year include:

  • PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity and PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz (2016)
  • PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala (2015)
  • PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid (2014)
  • PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald (2013)
  • PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango (2012)
  • PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle (2011)
  • PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise (2010)
  • PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa (2009)
  • PANTONE 18-3943 Blue Iris (2008)
  • PANTONE 19-1557 Chili Pepper (2007)
  • PANTONE 13-1106 Sand Dollar (2006)
  • PANTONE 15-5217 Blue Turquoise (2005)
  • PANTONE 17-1456 Tigerlily (2004)
  • PANTONE 14-4811 Aqua Sky (2003)
  • PANTONE 19-1664 True Red (2002)
  • PANTONE 17-2031 Fuchsia Rose (2001)
  • PANTONE 15-4020 Cerulean (2000)

The color selected as the Pantone Color of the Year 2017 was taken from the PANTONE Fashion, Home + Interiors Color System, the most widely used and recognized color standards system for fashion, textile, home and interior design.

The more submerged people are in their own modern realities, the greater their innate craving to immerse themselves in the physical beauty and inherent unity of the natural world. This shift is reflected by the proliferation of all things expressive of Greenery in daily lives through urban planning, architecture, lifestyle and design choices globally. A constant on the periphery, Greenery is now being pulled to the forefront – it is an omnipresent hue around the world.

PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery, a life-affirming shade, is also emblematic of the pursuit of personal passions and vitality.

The tangy yellow-green speaks to our desire to express, explore, experiment and reinvent, imparting a sense of buoyancy,” said Eiseman. “Through its reassuring yet assertive vibrancy, Greenery offers us self-assurance and boldness to live life on our own terms, during a time when we are redefining what makes us successful and happy.

In this spirit of reconnection, exploration and belonging, Pantone has partnered with Airbnb – a community marketplace that provides access to unique accommodations and experiences around the globe – to bring Greenery to life through an experience in early 2017. The collaboration, a first of its kind, was inspired by Pantone’s vision for Greenery and Airbnb’s community that connects travelers to magical experiences.

GREENERY COLOR PAIRINGS

Nature’s neutral, PANTONE Greenery is a versatile “trans-seasonal” shade that lends itself to many color combinations. As displayed in the 10 palettes below, Greenery is paired with neutrals, brights, deeper shades, pastels, metallics and even the enduring presence of PANTONE Color of the Year 2016, Rose Quartz and Serenity. These palettes easily cross over fashion, beauty, product and graphic design applications.

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A Color of Innovation:

While often associated with environmentalism and nature, Greenery is also a unifying thread in tech and innovation because of its association with boldness, vigor and modernity. Many new apps, animation iconography and digital-first startups express this energy by using the riveting and attention-getting shade of green in their logos. Conveying progression and a pioneering spirit, Greenery portrays an entrepreneurial essence that aligns with the industries that have embraced it.

Greenery for Fashion:

Greenery is nature’s neutral. A great harmonizer merging undertones of cool blues with vibrant yellows, the hue is a natural complement to a wide range of palettes. Like the spectrum of possibilities in colorful petals and blooms paired with lush green leaves, plants and trees, Greenery provides a pop of color in accessories and footwear, or as acts as a bold accent in a pattern. Prominent in fashion for men and women, as seen in the recent collections of Kenzo, Michael Kors, Zac Posen, and Cynthia Rowley, Greenery has also been shown in a variety of solids and prints in children’s wear.

Greenery blends fashion and tech as well, as a prominent color for wearables and activewear. Continue reading