Laurie Harrsen, McCormick
HUNT VALLEY, Md., February 28, 2018 – March is National Nutrition Month and the perfect time to take charge and refresh your healthy routine with the next wave in sippable wellness!
HUNT VALLEY, Md., You may be tempted to put all your eggs in one basket on Easter morning and call it a day once Easter brunch is over. But why limit Easter to just one meal when you can enjoy seasonal favorites all day long?
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Dec. 5, 2017 – Today, McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in flavor, released the McCormick® Flavor Forecast® 2018. This annual report is a comprehensive look at the latest ingredients, cooking techniques and culinary ideas driving what’s next in flavor at restaurants, on retail shelves and in home kitchens.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., November 29, 2017 - Throw a party with the festive flavors of the holidays in mind. The McCormick Kitchens have developed fool-proof recipes for savory bites, comforting cookies and cakes, and tasty drinks that are brimming with the tastes of the season, and perfect for mingling.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., November 1, 2017 – What’s better than one Thanksgiving? Two Thanksgivings. With Friendsgiving now strongly asserting itself as the second holiday in November, McCormick® has partnered with Google to figure out when Americans are celebrating this epic potluck and, more interestingly, what they’re serving across the country.
HUNT VALLEY, Md, September 25, 2017 – Set aside the old-school spaghetti and twirl up some new noodles this National Noodle Day, Friday, October 6. With new Simply Asia noodles, from soba to ramen, as well as flavorful ready-to-serve broths, it’ll take mere minutes to whip up a tasty bowl and top with fresh ingredients like mushrooms, sliced bell pepper and carrots.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., September 14, 2017 – McCormick® and its U.S. family of brands are launching 40 new products to help people get back to home cooking after summer with simple and flavorful seasonings, flavored broths, noodles and more. Available in stores this fall, these products make it easier than ever to create tasty meals throughout the day.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (June 14, 2017) – What says Independence Day more than watermelon, popsicles and smoky chicken? The McCormick Kitchens have created a dazzling, patriotic parade of tasty red, white and blue recipes – from star-shaped watermelon caprese skewers to adult-friendly frozé popsicles– to turn your sunshine-filled outdoor gathering into the food spread of the year.
SPARKS, Md., May 4, 2017 – It’s time to up your grilling game! Today, McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, released its annual McCormick Flavor Forecast 2017: GRILLING EDITION. This grilling-centric report features five sizzling flavors and red-hot techniques that will take your backyard cooking to the next level – from seared Hawaiian poke to tangy white BBQ sauce and sticky sweet wings with bold black pepper.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., (Mar. 22, 2017) Easter is on the way! Between hiding eggs and preparing perfect baskets, you may be tempted to fall back on predictable brunch basics like pancakes and scrambled eggs on Easter Sunday. Don’t let that happen. This year, the McCormick kitchens have you covered with Carrot-Shaped Waffles, simple Sheet Pan Hashes and an easy Overnight Lemon Blueberry Muffin Casserole.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Jan. 19, 2017 – McCormick & Company, (NYSE: MKC) a global leader in flavor, is launching a range of new products bringing flavors from around the world, and across America to kitchens and 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.
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 11, 2017 – In New Orleans, Mardi Gras isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon … of eating. Parade-route fried chicken, steaming pots of jambalaya and muffalettas thick with meat, cheese and olive salad are as common as beads on the parade route.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Jan. 5, 2017 – Say goodbye to chips and salsa, the football playoffs call for a more serious bowl game. This year the McCormick Kitchens created 50 signature dip recipes inspired by the classic flavors of our 50 states so that fans can show their team spirit on the most important field of all: the snack table.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Dec. 6, 2016 –Today the McCormick® Flavor Forecast® 2017 – the go-to guide for trends and ingredients set to excite taste buds around the world – was released by McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (November 28, 2016) – Christmas may come once a year, but there’s 25 days in December to get your holiday flavor fix. Incorporate festive tastes like eggnog, gingerbread and peppermint into everything from breakfast dishes to DIY gifts and scrumptious syrups and sips with recipes from the McCormick Kitchens.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (November 1, 2016) – Trying to determine how to bake, roast and warm multiple dishes in one oven? Planning a perfectly timed Thanksgiving feast brimming with the nostalgic flavors and aromas of the season can be challenging. This year, the McCormick Kitchens have developed wow-worthy recipes that put the slow cooker to work, making everything from homemade cranberry sauce to sausage sage stuffing and mouthwatering apple cobbler.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (September 20, 2016) – From celebrities to co-workers and friends, everyone is talkin’ turmeric. Why? Scientific evidence has been building around the potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, of curcumin, a compound in turmeric. The McCormick Kitchens have created easy tips and recipes to take turmeric beyond curries, and add it to everything from popular golden milk to smoothies and baked honey mustard chicken.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (September 8, 2016) – Sweltering temperatures are on the way out, making way for beautiful changing leaves and the familiar scent of pumpkin pie spice. Just in time for family trips to the pumpkin patch and parties with spooky desserts and drinks, McCormick has created recipes to help you celebrate all the flavors of autumn and its warm hues.
Sparks, Md., August 11, 2016 – Due to increased attention surrounding turmeric containing elevated levels of lead in the marketplace, we want to assure the public that no McCormick products are involved in the recall. This includes all ground turmeric and seasoning blends that contain turmeric.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (August 10, 2016) – When it comes to fun, food and all-around fabulousness, Chrissy Teigen is everyone’s go-to girl. With her best-selling cookbook, Cravings, and long-time love of cooking, Teigen has solidified her spot as the coolest cook in any kitchen.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (August 4, 2016) – The return to school calls for easy family meals that deliver big on flavor. This fall, McCormick is serving up delicious one-dish dinners made with wholesome ingredients families can feel good about, like spaghetti squash and quinoa.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (July 21, 2016) – You don’t need a passport to experience the bold flavors of Brazil this summer, it’s easy to get a taste of Rio in your own backyard. To help fans celebrate at home, the flavor experts at McCormick are sharing recipes for vibrant grilled skewers and a variety of signature sauces.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (June 23, 2016) – McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, is unveiling 40 new products to help home cooks prepare delicious fall and holiday meals.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (June 9, 2016) – This Fourth of July amp up your backyard barbecue with bold new takes on Independence Day mainstays from McCormick.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (May 12, 2016) – Think rubs are only for steaks and ribs? Think again. This Memorial Day weekend, classic American burgers are going from ordinary to epic with the addition of intensely-flavored spice rubs.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (April 28, 2016) – Grab your grocery totes and head out the door, farmers markets across the country are reopening for the season! There’s a bounty of spring produce just waiting to be chopped, roasted, tossed or blended into seasonal snacks, sides, sauces and salads.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (April 14, 2016) – Masters of flame, rejoice! Today, McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, is releasing its annual McCormick® Flavor Forecast®2016: GRILLING EDITION.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (April 06, 2016) – Just in time for the spring and summer months, McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, is introducing 16 new products. Offerings include new spicy, global tastes for the grill, packaging innovations that deliver fresh herb flavor and...
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (March 8, 2016) – Creamed peas, deviled eggs and seven-layer salad have been Easter menu mainstays for decades. But with 59 percent of millennials now hosting holiday family gatherings,1 retro dishes are getting a flavorful facelift...
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (February 23, 2016) – It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. McCormick has developed tips and recipes for a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests...
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (February 2016) – Switching to seafood on Fridays during Lent? You can still make casual Friday favorites by swapping meat for seafood in easy meals like pizza, pasta and burgers.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (January 5, 2016) – As winter temperatures drop and warm comfort food cravings increase, dried peas, beans and lentils are stepping in as nutritious, protein-packed ingredients that are savory and satisfying...
NEW ORLEANS (December 23, 2015) – In New Orleans, Mardi Gras is a major holiday. The season is celebrated during the two weeks prior to Fat Tuesday, (Feb. 9, the day before the start of the Lenten season) and typically includes parades and family gatherings where food plays a major role. Zatarain’s brings authentic New Orleans flavor and makes it easy to celebrate Mardi Gras regardless of where you live with the signature seasonal dish, jambalaya.
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Dec. 2, 2015 — McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, has unveiled its annual McCormick Flavor Forecast revealing the tantalizing trends that will shape culinary exploration and innovation – in home kitchens, at restaurants and on retail shelves – across the globe for years to come.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (November 18, 2015) – Few things provide more joy during the holidays than finding the perfect presents for those on your shopping list. This Christmas season, McCormick is inspiring gift givers with ideas for simple yet impressive treats and crafts that showcase the signature flavors and aromas of the season.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (October 26, 2015) – For the millions of Americans traveling this Thanksgiving, figuring out how to get homemade side dishes and desserts to your host’s house can be tricky. That’s why McCormick is making the turkey day trek a little easier by sharing tips and recipes for portable sides and desserts that feature the signature flavors of the season.
Sparks, Md., (July 27, 2015) – McCormick Oregano Products Are Free of Fillers, Providing Pure Flavor and Color. Recent research shows other brands may contain as much as 70 percent green fillers, reducing taste, potency and quality.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (July 23, 2015) – Want to know the secret to making the most of summer’s fresh fruits and vegetables? Look to your blender and spice rack to create refreshing sips, chilled soups and savory sauces using fresh, seasonal produce.
SPARKS, Md. (June 25, 2015) – McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, is introducing a lineup of 11 new products to simplify classic fall recipes. From slow cooker sauces and gluten-free recipe mixes to roasted vegetable stock cubes that boost flavor in soups, stews and risottos, these new offerings make it easy to create delicious dinners on busy back-to-school weeknights.
HUNT VALLEY, MD (June 18, 2015) – The Fourth of July is the biggest grilling occasion of the year and McCormick® Grill Mates® wants to make sure grillers are at the top of their game. The Kansas City Barbeque Society, the official sanctioning body for more than 450 barbeque competitions annually, recently surveyed its 20,000 members and uncovered some of the most common cookout pitfalls.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (June 23, 2015) – Brunch isn’t just for mom. This Father’s Day, make eggs, toast and bacon on the grill for a breakfast that’s sure to spoil the man of the house.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (April 9, 2015) – Grilling season is officially here, and today McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, released its annual McCormick® Grill Mates® Flavor Forecast® 2015: GRILLING EDITION. The report features the hottest trends set to deliver epic grilled flavors all season long – from a reverse sear technique to banish dry chicken from the grates to beyond-basic burger toppings like grilled avocado, mango slaw and Sriracha mayonnaise.
SPARKS, Md. (April 2, 2015) – McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a flavor leader for over 125 years, is introducing 21 new products inspired by the McCormick® Flavor Forecast® trend reports, which predict the future of flavor. Among the new product innovations are flavored sea salts, chili peppers and burger sauce mix-ins just in time for grilling season.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (March 10, 2015) – Brighten up your Easter feast with unique ideas from McCormick, the maker of America’s favorite spices and food colors. Try flavor twists to refresh a traditional dish, like ham, and use food color to create vibrant centerpieces using eggs dyed in the hottest seasonal shades.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (February 24, 2015) – It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. McCormick has developed tips and recipes for a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests – including a make-ahead corned beef and ideas for using food color to tint food and drinks green.
Sparks, Md., (February 19, 2015) – McCormick & Company Incorporated, today released the following statement in response to the FDA Consumer Advisory regarding the recent episodes of peanut contamination of cumin. Please attribute the following points to Roger Lawrence, McCormick Corporate Vice President, Global Quality Assurance.
Preparing seafood at home during Lent can be a snap with a little inspiration, from adding new flavors to trying different cooking methods. These simple ideas – one for Ash Wednesday and each of the six Fish Fridays – showcase just how easy it can be to put tasty dinners on the table your family will crave year-round.
Need a little warming up after a day out in the cold and snow? The McCormick Kitchens are sharing “hug in a mug”-themed desserts perfect for coming together after a day outside in a winter wonderland. Completely customizable, these treats are a delicious way for the whole family to stay warm this winter.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (December 29, 2014) – There’s good news for the millions of Americans resolving to eat healthier in the New Year: you don’t have to give up warm, satisfying comfort foods. Spices and herbs can replace the flavor lost when using lower-fat ingredients in favorite home-cooked comfort dishes - from macaroni and cheese to meat loaf.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (December 11, 2014) – McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a flavor leader for 125 years, is introducing a powerful lineup of 25 new products perfect for winter meals.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (December 2, 2014) – McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, today released its McCormick® Flavor Forecast® 2015, highlighting eight enticing trends that will shape the future of flavor. Now in its 15th year, the much-anticipated report drives flavor innovation and exploration throughout the food industry and in kitchens everywhere.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (November 25, 2014) – It’s hard to imagine Christmas without freshly baked cookies – just ask Santa! This year, McCormick is taking the flavors of favorite holiday cookies, like gingersnaps, snickerdoodles and sugar cookies, and reimagining them in fun new desserts.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (November 7, 2014) – This Thanksgiving, some dishes are going to look and taste a little different – except the turkey, of course, according to a new survey from McCormick, America’s favorite herbs and spices. Classic sides and desserts are beginning to reflect the growing number of cooks in the kitchen, who are getting more creative with new flavors, ingredients and preparations.
HUNT VALLEY, Md (October 14, 2014) – This Halloween, throw a wickedly whimsical party that will get both adults and kids into the spirit with a colorful monster mash-up of drinks – including ideas for the rim – and devilish sweets from McCormick.
HUNT VALLEY, MD (October 08, 2014) – If you’re all about the food at game-day gatherings, you’re not alone. For the 41 percent of Americans who will tailgate this season, 44 percent say the food is more enjoyable than the game. In the Northeast that number jumps up to 51 percent. Even at its lowest point in the Midwest, people are still crazy about their pre-game fare, with 39 percent enjoying food more than the game.
SPARKS, Md. (September 4, 2014) –– As the most popular month for birthdays, September is filled with lots of reasons to celebrate1 – and lots of occasions for cake. McCormick, the flavor expert celebrating its 125th birthday, is making it easy to create delicious, eye-catching cakes no matter what kind the guest of honor craves – from simple to decadent, tie dye to surprise-inside.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. (August 26, 2014) – Today’s families are more diverse than ever – and so is what they’re eating together. Sunday’s roast could be replaced with a tamale casserole, or spaghetti night might be tortellini with shrimp. While the flavors and dishes are evolving, one thing hasn’t changed – families are still sitting down together for a home-cooked meal most days of the week.
The end of summer marks the beginning of busy back-to-school season. From PTA meetings and fundraisers to team parties, there are lots of gatherings that require delicious baked goods. To make sure everyone who attends can enjoy the treats, try the gluten-free Brookie.
Hunt Valley, Md. (July 17, 2014) – Pickling is back – and it’s no longer your grandmother’s canning. Today’s pickling is all about getting quick flavor in easy ways. From mango slaws to spicy tomato relishes, McCormick tips and recipes will help you make the most of summer produce.
SPARKS, Md. (June 30, 2014) – Keep your friends and family cool and satisfied during summer afternoons and backyard get-togethers with no-bake, patriotic and frozen recipes from McCormick. From ice cream sandwiches to colorful shaved ice, you’ll survive the summer…no sweat.
SPARKS, Md. (June 26, 2014) –– What if you knew you’d like a dish before you even tasted it? Our new FlavorPrint recipe recommendations, which offer personalized recipe suggestions tailored to an individual’s flavor profile, make it easier to put something on the table that the whole family will enjoy.
SPARKS, Md. (May 20, 2014) – For 75 years, OLD BAY has been “The Can that Connects Us.” A dock worker from Locust Point, a doctor from Sinai, a hairdresser from Patterson Park, a grandma from Dundalk and a drummer from Hamilton.
SPARKS, Md. (Tuesday, May 20, 2014) – Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, McCormick, a global leader in flavor, is introducing new seasoning mix-ins for burgers to help grillers make juicy masterpieces at home.
SPARKS, Md. (March 27, 2014) –– Whether you’re entertaining for a big group or a small gathering, a successful Easter brunch starts with finding the right recipes to impress with less stress.
SPARKS, Md. (March 27, 2014) – This season’s Easter eggs are getting a makeover with a wide variety of must-have spring colors and designs. McCormick is offering new color palettes and dyeing techniques, including a painting method that achieves a watercolor effect.
SPARKS, Md. (March 11, 2014) – The clocks have sprung forward – and an extra hour of daylight means grilling season is within reach. With warm weather on the horizon, McCormick & Company, a global leader in flavor, has released its McCormick® Grill Mates® & Lawry’s® Flavor Forecast® 2014: GRILLING EDITION.
SPARKS, Md. (March 4, 2014) – With more people of Irish descent living in the U.S. than in Ireland itself,1 St. Patrick’s Day has become a widely celebrated holiday for everyone in this country – Irish or not.
SPARKS, Md. (January 9, 2014) – For most home cooks, using a French coffee press to create a tasty soup broth, a Panini press to “grill” meat or a microwave to make a delicious custard might seem unconventional.
SPARKS, MD (Dec. 3, 2013) – Marking its 125th year as a food industry innovator, McCormick & Company, kicked off a yearlong celebration of the tastes tastes that bring us together with the unveiling of its Flavor Forecast® 2014...
SPARKS, Md. (Oct. 23, 2013) – After waiting so long to taste the distinctive flavors that make the holiday season so special, McCormick is here to make sure each moment is filled with them...
SPARKS, Md. (Sep. 24, 2013) – Few things bring people together like a flavorful, homemade meal, and meals cooked at home are often more healthy and cost-effective.
SPARKS, Md. (Sept. 10, 2013) – Football season is here – and it’s time to recognize those who transform regular tailgates into pre-game feasts packed with unbelievable flavor.
SPARKS, Md. (August 13, 2013) – Back-to-school season marks the start of the most delicious extracurricular activity: bake sales. Cookies and brownies are two of the most popular bake sale items...
SPARKS, Md. (July 10, 2013) – To inspire people to make the most of the season -- and get the benefits of eating more vegetables -- the experts in the McCormick Kitchens are providing great flavor ideas to savor the season’s produce.
SPARKS, Md. (June 28, 2013) – To complement what’s sizzling on the grill this summer, McCormick is introducing a premium steak sauce line – a first-ever for the brand – featuring the signature Grill Mates Montreal Steak™ flavor.
SPARKS, Md. (June 4, 2013) – From a sprint through the sprinkler to the first sip of an ice-cold lemonade, there are few things more satisfying than a refreshing cool-down on a hot day. To offer cool sweet relief from the summer heat, the experts in the McCormick Kitchens have created a new collection...
SPARKS, Md. (May 2, 2013) – It’s no surprise taco night is a popular mealtime favorite. Quick and easy, this customizable Mexican staple is a festive way to satisfy families of any size. To showcase some ways taco night can be more flavorful and fun, the McCormick Kitchens have developed new recipes...
SPARKS, Md. (April 23, 2013) – Bold grill masters looking to elevate their game on the grates this summer needn’t look any further than the new McCormick® Grill Mates® & Lawry’s® Flavor Forecast® 2013: GRILLING EDITION. From a global leader in flavor, this grilling report identifies...
SPARKS, Md. (February 27, 2013) - Spring is an exciting time filled with new life and bright colors blooming both in the garden and in the kitchen. Inspired by these hues and flavors, the experts in the McCormick Kitchens have developed...
SPARKS, Md. (February 12, 2013) - The baking experts in the McCormick Kitchens are bringing two of the year’s hottest color trends to the kitchen with flavorful treats in vibrant emerald, the color of the yeari, and an ombre cake inspired by fashion’s color fade craze...
SPARKS, Md. (January 14, 2013) – Few things show you care more than a treat made with love. Whether saying “xoxo” to family or “be mine” to a new Valentine, there’s one dynamite flavor that fits the bill: red velvet...
SPARKS, Md. (January 28, 2013) – As a proud Baltimore area company for more than 120 years, McCormick will cheer on its hometown team this Sunday with purple and black tinted treats...
SPARKS, Md. (December 6, 2012) – McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, today unveiled its McCormick® Flavor Forecast® 2013. Now in its thirteenth year, the report is an annual spotlight...
SPARKS, Md. (November 20, 2012) – Baking is among the most fun, flavorful holiday traditions – and one that brings family and friends together in the kitchen during the holidays. In fact, nearly 60 percent of home cooks are expected to bake holiday...
SPARKS, Md. (October 25, 2012) – While Americans enjoy many festive dishes during the holidays, trend data shows that just seven flavors provide the true taste for the most sought-after recipes1. McCormick, a global leader in flavor...
SPARKS, Md. (September 26, 2012) – All across the country, a movement of food lovers is cooking up something wholesome and flavorful. Dubbed “Generation Fresh,” this movement isn’t about an age group: it’s a state of mind. It’s a commitment to eating better on their own terms by making more meals at home — because they believe...