Food Trends


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New Food Products

Natural Products Expo West 2024: Mushrooms, Tinned Fish and Pickleball

April 4, 2024
The annual new products extravaganza always is a reflection and precursor of food and beverage trends.
Industry Outlook

2024 Food & Beverage Industry Outlook: Proceed with Caution

Jan. 8, 2024
Can the food & beverage industry capitalize on a slightly more stable landscape in 2024 and grow volume, not just dollar sales?
Food Trends

Two Surveys Indicate Gluten-Free Diets May Be on the Wane

Nov. 29, 2023
International Food Information Council and Oldways Whole Grains Council both find less avoidance of gluten.
Frugal Shopper

Deloitte: Consumers Counter Inflation With Frugality

Feb. 23, 2023
A new global study from Deloitte found this frugality manifesting itself in several ways.
Food Trends

Kroger Names Trends, Hot Products

Dec. 18, 2020
The Kroger Co. has identified consumer trends to keep an eye on for the coming year, as well as a list of the 10 hottest food products.
Food Trends

World Food Program Chief Warns of Famine

Nov. 19, 2020
Next year will see “famines of Biblical proportions” unless the world takes action, the head of the World Food Program says.
Food Trends

Luxury Food Sales Edge Up

Nov. 13, 2020
Sales of high-end foods are inching upward as consumers look for ways to treat themselves during the pandemic.
Food Trends

Organic Farm Products Up 31% Since 2016

Nov. 4, 2020
Sales of organic agricultural commodities increased 31% from 2016 to 2019, according to a recently released USDA report.
Food Trends

Transparency Top Trend for 2021: Innova

Oct. 22, 2020
The market research firm's top 10 list also notes plant-forward, omnichannel and immunity.
Flavors, Extracts, Distillates

Flavor Trends Forecast More Global Fare, Spicy Breakfasts, African, Japanese Influences

Dec. 14, 2017
In the coming year, Americans will explore flavors from around the globe, often in the same dish or dining experience.
Business Strategies

Arby's to Purchase Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.4 Billion

Dec. 1, 2017
In 2017, larger restaurant players looked to acquisitions to recharge revenue.
Business Strategies

Constellation Brands To Buy Stake in Medical Marijuana Company

Nov. 2, 2017
Constellation Brands agrees to buy a 9.9-percent minority stake in a $2-billion Canadian medical marijuana company, expecting at some point, to create cannabis-infused drinks....
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Convenience Stores Tout Healthier Food

Oct. 24, 2017
The National Association of Convenience Stores trade show in Chicago proved c-stores want to sell healthier food and more of it.