Recent food trends

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October 20, 2017

Beyond Molecular Gastronomy: Alvin Leung On His Next Chapter

The “demon chef” reflects on his beginnings and shares exclusively with us his plans for the future, from new restaurants to a cookbook debut. Alvin Leung is an intriguing figure….

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October 20, 2017

New Food trend: Filipinos Want You To Know Their Food Is More Than A Trend

Some Filipino-Americans are attempting to facilitate conversations about their cultural dishes as they become more popular with a broader audience. Filipino food is having a moment in the U.S. Celebrity…

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October 20, 2017

Millennials turning to probiotics more than prior generations | Food Dive

A 2017 National Consumer Survey conducted by Packaged Facts found about 25% of U.S. adults seek out foods and beverages with high amounts of these microorganisms. Source: Millennials turning to probiotics more…

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October 19, 2017

2017-2018 Trend forecast: Fats Are Back, Avocado Smashed & Drinks Are On The Menu

News Corp Australia has released findings from the first of Food Corp’s Trend Forecasts, a rich quarterly insight into the 8.9 million Aussies who connect with its network of food…

Food trendsMeat, fish and seafood
October 18, 2017

Hawaiian favorites are next big food trend in 2018

Texas has its barbecue, Maryland its blue crabs. Kentucky, we well know, has its bourbon. What some might not know, but are quickly learning, is that the 50th state in…

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October 18, 2017

Smashing Pumpkins Want to Wipe Out Avocado on Toast Trend

“Au revoir avocado!” declares the latest communique from food delivery company, Deliveroo. “Bonjour the season of pumpkin spice.” Perhaps its taken the six weeks of autumn already elapsed for the…

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October 18, 2017

Pandan overtakes avocado and matcha as the hot new food trend, according to Nigella Lawson

A staple in many millennials’ diets, the avocado has become one of the most popular brunch foods of the moment – but that could all be about to change. In…

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October 13, 2017

More than a quarter of Millennials are interested in probiotic foods and beverages, survey finds

Based on a survey of 2,000 consumers conducted this summer, market research group Packaged Facts found that Millennials who shop at natural channel stores are most likely to seek probiotic…

Food trendsSnack
October 12, 2017

Popcorn sales pop as snack hailed authentic and guilt-free

Popcorn is one of the smaller snacks sub-categories but one that has seen consistent growth in recent years, mainly as a result of the promotion of ready-to-eat popcorn as a…

Food trends
October 12, 2017

Facebook IQ Shared Some Research for You to Snack On

The traditional meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner are more frequently being bypassed by snacks. The social network’s research arm examined food-related trends on Facebook and Instagram, and it found…

DairyFood trends
October 12, 2017

Dairy trend – Icelandic Skyr yogurt could be as big as Greek

Could skyr – which is higher in protein and lower in sugar – be as big as Greek yogurt, or is the ‘Icelandic’ segment of the dairy aisle likely to…

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October 11, 2017

This Delish AF Superfood Will Take Your Home Cooking Game To The Next Level

Much to the surprise of anybody who came of age in the 1990s, where butter of any kind was seen as antithetical to a healthy diet, ghee — the clarified…

Food trends
October 11, 2017

7 Fast Casual Trends Taking Off in NYC

Predicting food trends has become a national pastime for food critics in recent years.ecome popular around the world. From hamburgers to burritos to coffee bars, the U.S. food scene has…

Food trendsVegan
October 11, 2017

Protein from fungal foods matches animal sources

A joint study by the University of Exeter and Quorn has found that the fungi-based protein source is just as rich in the nutrient as milk. Food labelling usually lists…

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October 10, 2017

Why Do This Year’s Biggest Food Trends Taste Like Dirt?

What do matcha, turmeric, and spirulina have in common besides their status as wellness A-listers? They’re powder, they’re pretty, and they taste like dirt. Yes, I said it. If you…

ConfectionaryFood trends
October 10, 2017

Handcrafted marshmallows, another artisanal food trend

Like doughnuts and macarons before them, marshmallows have been swept up in the artisanal food trend, made from scratch with flair the way so many trendy confections now are. Chicago’s…

Food trends
October 10, 2017

Insect meatballs top the food trends at Germany′s Anuga trade fai

The Anuga food fair showcases some of the world’s finest delicacies. Yet amid the gluttony, it also presents a ecologically conscientious menu with sustainable meat alternatives. But can the public…

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October 7, 2017

Grocers getting fancy schmancy with store brands

How well do you know your grocery store house brands? In a competitive grocery market, retailers are turning to store brands, also called private label brands, to help boost their…

Food trendsVegan
October 6, 2017

Fast-food trends: McDonald’s is now selling a ‘McVegan,’ a non-dairy, no-meat burger

The McVegan is a thing at McDonald’s in Finland, and Americans want a bite of it The McVegan, as it’s called, features a soy-based patty topped with typical fixings like…

Food trends
October 6, 2017

5 food products made from food waste

From Dumpster-dive cafes to a national ban, we’ve already explored cool initiatives to combat food waste. Recently, however, a new crop of food-waste activists has been making waves on this…

Food trendsVegan
October 5, 2017

European shopper trends: health, organic, vegetarian

A “large proportion” of European shoppers are buying “healthy”, organic, vegetarian and free-from foods, new research from IRI reveals. Source: European shopper trends: health, organic, vegetarian

Food trends
October 5, 2017

Keeping pace with health and wellness trends

Today’s consumer seeks customized solutions from food and beverage. “Real food is center-stage in this approach … and in this way of being, consumers have adopted a real do-it-yourself ethos…

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October 4, 2017

Exclusive: Tapping premium trends to drive growth | Food Business News

Companies may capture growth in the premium marketplace through innovation, renovation or acquisition. “Premium currently represents 9% of the overall food and beverage marketplace, and we believe … within the…

Food trendsMeat, fish and seafood
October 3, 2017

Yorkshire pudding burrito

Ah, the Yorkshire pudding burrito. The freakish/delicious combination of some of our favourite things first popped up on everyone’s radar last year, when a restaurant started serving roast beef wrapped…

Food trendsRestaurant
October 3, 2017

Throw out the old menu rules and play with your food

“There are new realities reflecting major shifts,” menu-trend expert Nancy Kruse told attendees in her State of the Plate address at the 58th annual MUFSO conference in Dallas on Sunday….

Food trendsVegan
October 3, 2017

5 Savoury Maple Dishes Will Make You Enjoy Fall on A Whole New Level

There’s a lot to love about fall. The cozy, thrifted sweaters with outdated patterns that don’t work, but kind of do. The leaves changing from bright green to vibrant hues of…

BakeryFood trends
October 2, 2017

Genetically modified wheat used to make coeliac-friendly bread | New Scientist

People forced to avoid gluten could soon have their bread (and cake) and eat it. Now there are strains of wheat that do not produce the forms of gluten that…

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October 1, 2017

The many new faces of bak kut teh, Food News & Top Stories

Food News -Bak kut teh, the classic pork rib soup, is catching up with the times. Over the past year, established brands such as Rong Cheng, Ya Hua and Founder…

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September 30, 2017

Comfort food hash gets mixed up with modern influences

New flavors and vegetarian options are bringing the meat-and-potatoes dish into the 21st century Source: Comfort food hash gets mixed up with modern influences

Food trendsMeat, fish and seafood
September 30, 2017

‘Millionaire’s bacon’ could change the face of the fry-up forever

Imagine bacon perfectly-crisped and delightfully greasy, rashers of smoked glory. Now, take it up a notch: bigger, better and Insta-friendly. Say hello to millionaire’s bacon – the next best thing in bacon…

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September 29, 2017

Taste, texture, nutrition: Formulating with plant-based proteins

Plant-based proteins are creeping into a dizzying array of foods and beverages, from dairy-free ‘milks,’ ‘cheeses’ and ‘yogurts’ to protein bars, chips, powders and meat analogs. But what are they…

Food trends
September 29, 2017

Five Food Trends That Are Actually Good For You

Whether you’re scrolling through Instagram photos or checking out Pinterest boards, the recent viral craze of whimsical food trends is hard to miss. Here are five millennial-fueled food trends you…

Food trends
September 29, 2017

African cuisine has long been ignored on the global stage, and we can only blame our Western bias

The question of which African cuisines will enter the Western mainstream is one of those debates that happens with experts looking to spot the latest global food trends. The migration…

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September 28, 2017

5 Food Trends to Explore at Chapel Hill’s TerraVita Food and Drink Festival

Now in its eighth year, what began as a one-day food education and tasting event focusing on sustainable foods and practices has evolved into a four-day festival held at multiple…

Flavour trendsFood trends
September 28, 2017

Fueling the flavour of the brunch boom- Savory menu innovations help to ignite brunch explosion.

Independent operators scrambling to eke out sales gains by menuing flavorful, innovative menu items have added Thursday, Friday and Saturday to their Sunday brunch service. Meanwhile, similar changes have occurred…

DairyFood trends
September 28, 2017

Gelatissimo takes on health trend with new flavour

Australian-owned gelato franchise Gelatissimo is taking on two of the biggest current health crazes with its new limited edition flavour, Coconut Ash. The new flavour combines coconut water and activated…

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September 27, 2017

Vanilla: The Politics of Flavor

This increase in demand for an ingredient as volatile as vanilla beans will impact the entire food supply chain. Small bakeries could see the price of natural vanilla flavor skyrocket…

Food trendsRestaurant
September 27, 2017

Generation Z: a new challenge for restaurants

Poor restaurants — just when they were getting a handle on what millennials eat, the next generation is here and growing up. Generation Z, also known as Centennials, iGeneration (iGen),…

ConfectionaryFood trends
September 27, 2017

Innovative ingredients, new takes on old favorites drive desserts into new dayparts

Innovative desserts that feature global flavors, new twists on classic favorites and treat-sized portions are tempting consumers to order dessert during all hours of the day. Desserts are no longer…

Food trendsMeat, fish and seafood
September 27, 2017

Starbucks is now selling sushi burritos

Starbucks just can’t resist chasing food trends: First it was avocado toast, and now the coffee chain has adopted the sushi burrito. Sold as a Chicken Maki Roll, this creation…

Food trendsMeat, fish and seafood
September 26, 2017

Current trend: Seafood steps up to the bar

Seafood at the bar has long been about simple, indulgent pleasures of the sea — think raw oysters, chilled jumbo shrimp and steamed Alaskan King crab legs. But the experience…

Food trendsNovotaste
September 26, 2017

Making it the Middle Eastern way

Cinnamon, cloves, cumin, nutmeg, coriander, black pepper, chili peppers, thyme, and garlic tend to be essential. Expect olives, olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint, and parsley…

Food trendsHealth and hygiene
September 26, 2017

Advice from a Nutritionist:  Eat More Fermented Foods. | International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP)

Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years. Fermentation is the process of using specific microbes – for example, bacteria, yeast, and molds – to transform one food into…

Food trends
September 26, 2017

What does Generation Z want from food?

Move over Millennials. There’s a new consumer cohort in town and food manufacturers should stay paying them more attention. Simon Creasey takes an in-depth look at what makes Generation Z…

Essential oilsFood trendsHealth and hygiene
September 26, 2017

INCORPORATING ESSENTIAL OILS INTO YOUR DIET – Recipes for this popular health trend

Essential oils are a hot topic right now, showing up in Instagram feeds, at smoothie shops and at local health food stores. Proponents tout a host of full-body benefits far…

Food trendsVegan
September 26, 2017

Is Vegan the New Organic? Plant-Based Foods Top $3.1 Billion in Sales

A clear indicator that vegan, plant-based foods are more than just a passing fad comes by way of new market research commissioned by nonprofits the Plant Based Foods Association and The Good Food…

BakeryFood trends
September 25, 2017

Gold bars – Price of butter continues to go up.

A good croissant, ultimately, comes down to chemistry. Butter contains both fat and water. The latter expands (as steam) when it is heated; the fat, meanwhile, allows those layers to…

Food trends
September 25, 2017

Cool consumables: a look at the latest culinary terms and trends in the UAE

A guide to the latest culinary terms and trends doing the rounds, so you can impress even your most well-informed foodie friends Source: Cool consumables: a look at the latest culinary…

Food trendsRestaurant
September 25, 2017

Teremok gives fast-casual model a Russian twist

The country abounds with fast-casual burrito concepts based on the Chipotle Mexican Grill model: Guests pick a protein and other fillings which are wrapped in a tortilla or served in…

Food trendsVegan
September 25, 2017

Major Supermarket Expands It’s Vegan Cheese Range!

The range already includes Cheddar-style with Caramelised Onion, Greek-style and Wensleydale-style with Cranberries. With one in five Brits now believed to suffer from a food intolerance[1], the supermarket aims to…