The food and beverage industry continues to navigate a complex landscape as constantly evolving macro forces — from concerns about the broader economy to the future of work — shape daily choices around eating and drinking. Leaders in food and beverage must stay informed on consumers’ changing attitudes and behaviors around grocery shopping, cooking and dining out. This downloadable resource contains 10 key charts which showcase the most important consumer trends in the food and beverage sector. These charts are […]

Chicken wings, chili, chips with dip, sliders and other beloved game day snacks are synonymous with Super Bowl Sunday for good reason. Whether you’re on team tried-and-true crowd pleasing appetizers or are opting to test out a new viral food trend this year, “Good Morning America” has what you need to craft a foolproof culinary game plan ahead of kickoff in Las Vegas on Feb. 11. Buffalo chicken stuffed biscuits for football season. Jaymee Sire Dust off your Crockpot, plug […]

Martha Stewart’s Sports IIllustrated swimsuit cover. The Grimace Shake. Girl dinner. The internet’s virality machine has served up another year of delicious slop and we thank it for the food. So many of 2023’s biggest internet moments have had to do with what and how we ate, for better and for worse. In this timeline from January to December, we’ve traced each month’s biggest edible moment on the World Wide Web to acknowledge the impact that Tomato Girl Summer, Lana […]

February is the season of love, so it comes as no surprise that the top February 2024 food trends are chocked full of seasonal offerings for sweethearts. When it comes to Valentine’s Day, you can never go wrong with something sweet, and this year, there is no shortage of options. There’s Dunkin’s Valentine’s Day collection of heart-shaped donuts, JET-PUFFED Heart-Shaped Strawberry Marshmallows, and Whipshots Strawberry vodka-infused whipped cream. Of course, not everyone has a sweet tooth, which is perfect because […]

As 2023 comes to a close, experts have reviewed what culinary consumers loved and latched onto to help predict what food trends may be in store for 2024. Companies with insights into consumer habits from Whole Foods Market to Pinterest have published forecasts for the year ahead, and rather than just recite them, “Good Morning America” enlisted a few key players in the industry to share a taste of what they see standing out from the selections, and how to […]

A longing for authenticity. An urge to protect the planet and embrace nature. An itch to spice things up. These are the modern sentiments shaping what will show up on our plates and in our glasses in 2024, according to experts who forecast food trends. We asked nearly a dozen industry insiders—from chefs to a food futurologist—what to expect in the year ahead for food and drink. Here’s what they said. An emphasis on global flavors Even if you don’t […]

Get ready for our January Community Calls! This month, discover the secrets of exponential growth in CPG, learn how to navigate Whole Foods as a brand, dive into data-driven trends for building your beverage business, explore updates and best practices from the New Hope team for Expo West 2024, and hear from NielsenIQ on navigating today’s shopping trends. All of our January 2024 calls are free and open to the public – just register in advance and mark your calendar. […]

Photo: lovedeluxe_berlin The year has just begun and already there’s a whole host of new culinary trends and exciting restaurants to discover. Educate yourself on Japanese spirits or enjoy dining in a lakeside ‘Egg House’. This year promises to delight everyone from seasoned foodies to curious newcomers. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to check out this year. Richard Bistro  Photo: Harry Schnitger After 10 years of fine dining, Richard Bistro has reinvented itself as a […]

CONSUMER TRENDS … Key differences in food sustainability and values emerge between generations PUBLISHED ON January 11, 2024 In the latest Consumer Food Insights Report, Joseph Balagtas, professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University and director of the Center for Food Demand and Analysis, asked consumers to decide about discarding or consuming a food item based on different hypothetical “use by” dates. (Purdue Agricultural Communications photo/Tom Campbell) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Building off the previous month’s survey, the December 2023 Consumer […]

“First it was canned fish and Spam, and now beans and pulses are the latest cupboard staple to get a foodie renaissance. Once dismissed as a bland and boring basic, they’re now centre stage on every fashionable restaurant menu and are increasingly part of every savvy cook’s kitchen arsenal. In the past year, people have also cottoned on to their economy, versatility and great nutritional value (they’re low in fat and high in protein). Plus, they can ‘stretch’ a hearty […]