The August 2023 food showcases some exciting and unconventional flavors that are bound to excite culinary enthusiasts. Domino’s Japan, for example, embraces the pickle craze by launching its new Pickle Pizza. The indulgent creation features Domino’s signature dough, a layer of Camembert cheese, and a layer of sliced dill pickles. For adventurous foodies, looking to take a tour of regional snack cultures, the TokyoTreat and Sakuraco subscription boxes deliver curated, one-of-a-kind Japanese snacks. Sakuraco aims to contribute to the local […]

Food trends are constantly popping up online and social media, but some innovative ideas have more staying power than others, especially when born from culinary, sustainable-driven minds. Celebrity chef George Duran joined “Good Morning America” on Thursday to break down a few top food trends that are creating a larger impact on the industry and food system. Companies are finding ways to take imperfect ingredients that consumers don’t want and using them to make other tasty foods and snacks. “Upcycling […]

If you’re looking for recipe inspiration, there’s no better place to start than on social media—especially TikTok. The video-sharing platform is chock-full of cooking hacks, original recipes, and unique twists on classic dishes. Last year, cloud bread, baked oats, and charcuterie boards were just some of the many viral food trends that dominated TikTok. This year, a new group of recipes infiltrated the social media platform, racking up copious views, likes, and comments. These trends span across multiple categories, including snacks, […]

The only way to fully appreciate the Summer Fancy Food Show, the massive gourmet trade expo held annually at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, is to put on your walking shoes and shelve preexisting opinions you might have about cinnamon churro-flavored pork rinds. With more than 2,000 vendors set up over 300,000 square feet on two levels, it’s the rare occasion where you can simultaneously triple both your daily step count and caloric intake. The show, which just […]

Please romaine calm. #GirlDinner has enticed over 247 million views on TikTok, as young women share what they pulled together to consume while watching their favorite show on the couch. Critics are sounding the alarm on the “disturbing new trend,” claiming that the videos showcase too-small portions of food, even though “girl dinners” are often an aesthetic arrangement of cheeses, cold cuts, crackers and fruits (i.e. “snack plates”) or a random assortment of leftovers from the depths of the fridge. […]

When more than 2,000 exhibitors from around the world get together to showcase their latest and greatest in the food industry, trends are bound to be noticed. That’s exactly what happened as The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) Trendspotter Panel made its way through the Summer Fancy Food Show last month. Taking place from June 25-27 at the Javits Center in New York City, the panel tasted all sorts of products and flavors that are expected to influence the industry in […]

In this episode, we countdown the top five food and drink manufacturing sustainability trends taken from our analysis of stories published on We talk deposit return schemes and the challenges in making them viable in the UK, green claims and the threat of greenwashing and the circular economy. No spoilers for the top two trends – you’ll just have to listen and find out for yourself! Good month, bad month This month also sees the return of our now […]

With more food content available online than ever before, home cooks, creators and chefs alike are trying their hands at a vast array of trends, shared cooking tips, culinary adventures and all-day cravings, while keeping the cost of ingredients top of mind and seeking out easy recipes for simple, satiating dishes. From viral recipes taking off on TikTok to changes in consumer habits amid rising food costs, this year was a whirlwind of culinary trends. Eighty-three percent of Americans viewed […]

The Specialty Food Association’s 2023 Summer Fancy Food Show featured three standout trends among the natural and organic exhibitors. Specialty CPG foods and beverages elevate the at-home culinary experience, and all-natural ingredients help indulge the health-conscious consumer. The nonprofit trade association’s mission is “to champion, nurture and connect members to deliver innovative products and expand consumption of specialty foods.” According to its website, SFA was founded in 1952 and represents over 3,000 businesses. Specialty food sales in the United States exceeded $148 billion in 2019, […]

From mouthwatering flavor fusions to groundbreaking cooking techniques, this comprehensive list of food trends encompasses everything from new restaurant additions and convenient meal kits to innovative plant-based ingredients. Consumers looking to freshen up their kitchen skills can explore this list for inspiration this coming July. For fans of fast meals and rap music, Cardi B is partnering with Knorr to launch a menu of Knorr Taste Combos—affordable recipes that show people that home-cooked meals can be as great-tasting and easy […]