A number of vectors of change in ideas, beliefs and practices are fermenting in American food and beverage culture. What are some of the vibrant changes going on “out there” today in food culture? Here are key takeouts from The Hartman Group's new report,
FOODStuff SA has covered trends 1-5, this is a look at Trends 6-10 in more detail.Innova Market Insights has launched its Top Ten Trends to look out for in 2016. Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation, stresses that the focus this year remains on health. Eight out of the ten trends this year are related to health: “Health has become the halo over everything,” she says.
Innova's top food & beverage trends for 2016: 'Clean Eating' trend inspires a back to basics approach
The 'clean eating' trend has inspired a back-to-basics approach in product development and is an overarching theme in Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends list for 2016. Here trends 1-5 are detailed....
Ambient. The word itself can be confusing. And the term ‘Ambient food’ doesn’t necessarily conjure up a picture of a delicious, fresh or irresistible offer. But, many of these foods are our daily staples. The reality is that we need these products – and always will. And ambient needs to come alive, not fade into the background, argues branding-strategy consultant Pearlfisher.
Millions of American diners, fuelled by concerns about their health and the state of the environment—and propelled by a general distaste for industrially produced and highly processed food—have begun to shun the ubiquitous chains, McDonald's, Wendy's et al, that have long shaped the American culinary character. Renowned New Yorker journalist, Michael Specter, examines this huge shift in American eating in a wonderful essay.
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