Five Trends That Will Shape Food Products In 2018

By October 29, 2017Food trends

Research firm Mintel just released its global food and drink trend report for 2018, detailing what will influence products and manufacturing in foodservice next year.

The report cites a general mistrust of food safety throughout manufacturing and supply chains, with only one in five Canadian adults saying that they trusted manufacturer labels on product packaging. As a result, foodservice retailers, manufacturers and distributors at all levels should see an increased call for accountability. “In addition to disclosing more specific transparency details, the next wave of clean label challenges manufacturers and retailers to democratize transparency and traceability so that products are accessible to all consumers regardless of household income,” writes the author of the report, Jenny Zegler, Mintel global food and drink analyst. …

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