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    The Top TikTok Food Trends of 2021, According to an Elder Millennial Who Doesn’t Know What’s Going On

    How do you do, fellow kids? It is I, a cool and relevant elder Millennial who knows lots of things about trends and slang. I own a lime-green eyeshadow from a DTC beauty company. Yesterday I complimented someone on their Jibbitz. So I was flattered but not surprised when our lifestyle editor asked me to write Bon Appetit’s year-end roundup of TikTok food trends, seeing as how I have my “finger” on the “pulse” of this cultural moment. I did have one slight hesitation. I’m not on TikTok. I have seen TikTok videos, of course—mostly via Instagram or the platform’s  

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    International Food Information Council forecasts food trends for 2022

    Nostalgia, sustainability and e-commerce all should continue to thrive in 2022, according to a forecast of food trends from the International Food Information Council. Food insecurity and exotic flavors will be topics of note, and terms like kokumi, “reducetarian” and COP26 could be heard often as well, according to the Washington-based IFIC. Consumers’ desire for wellness will have them seeking whole grains and fiber, and they will explore immune health as well. Many Americans are seeking ways to manage stress, which will have them looking for products with micronutrients like B vitamins and magnesium or macronutrients like whole grains and  

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    These are the 2022 food trends to watch in Charlotte, NC

    Among the top food trends for 2022 will be health-focused movements toward portion control and consuming less meat, Charlotte experts say. Courtesy of Sam Diminich/Your Farms, Your Table If nostalgia, at-home cooking and comfort were king in 2021, then flexibility, moderation and creativity are their 2022 food trend counterparts. After seeking solace in childhood favorites, learning to be the masters of our own kitchen and frequent trips to the liquor store, society is taking a step back to examine its choices and healthy living in many forms is emerging as the top priority. From portion control and reducetarianism (we’ll get  

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    Predicting 5 Food Trends Coming in the New Year

    3. Snacks go global Would-be travelers stuck at home during the pandemic have been exploring foreign locations through snack foods. Regional cuisines from Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America have been gaining traction among U.S. consumers, and global ingredients are finding their way into snacks ranging from beverages to chips, Purcell says.​​“Food is such a great way to bring the world to you. And such an affordable way to have a really unique experience,” says Deutch, who recommends searching for international food products online to recreate flavors you miss from your travels. Think spicy Thai-style peanuts and Latin American-inspired ice  

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    Suppliers delve into the hottest global food trends

    20 Dec 2021 — Consumer appetite to experiment with food has never been higher, driven by the restrictions that COVID-19 has brought around. Previously well-traveled consumers have become accustomed to increased authenticity in their food and are once again open to traveling through taste. International flavors are coming to the fore, and these factors combined make fertile ground for global cuisines to germinate and blossom in markets they have not previously entered. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks with key players in the flavors arena, who share their insights on the booming space. Gilbert Verschelling, director of business development and innovation  

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    TikTok Is Launching Ghost Kitchens to Serve Viral Food Trends

    TikTok is opening ghost kitchens across the country to serve dishes made popular by the social media app. A total of 300 TikTok restaurant locations are planned for March, with 1,000 expected by the end of 2022. TikTok said it plans to reinvest its profits into food creators and culinary talent on the platform. Loading Something is loading. For die-hard foodies who love scrolling through cooking videos on social media, TikTok is serving up a new ghost kitchen restaurant concept based on its most viral food hits. The video-sharing platform announced Friday that it is partnering with Virtual Dining Concepts  

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    11 Plant-Based And Alternative Protein Trends To Watch For In 2022

    Healthier plant-based meats is one of many trends I expect in 2022. getty 2021 started and will end in the midst of a pandemic. Vaccinations saved lives, as well as our peace of mind to some degree; meanwhile, the Omicron variant and supply chain disruptions continue to remind us that COVID-19 isn’t in the rearview just yet. As many have predicted, the way forward isn’t so much a “return to normalcy” as it is the task of establishing a new normal.  But as plenty of folks have pointed out, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Some facets of our industrialized  

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