• Trending Food

    How Will Americans Eat Next Year? Food Predictions for 2022

    Last year at this time, optimistic trend forecasters predicted that the cork would burst from the bottle by summer. With vaccines in arms, food culture would vibrate in a robust economy. American menus would be full of innovation driven by waves of international travel, and a new generation of digital-native cooks would rewrite the rules. Clearly, the prediction game can be a losing one. But so what if things didn’t turn out like everyone thought they would? Trying to forecast food trends is still fun, and sometimes even accurate. (Kudos to those professional prognosticators who in recent years nailed the  

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  • Healthy Food

    Local farmers market hoping to help meet your New Year healthy eating resolutions

    WACO, Texas (KWTX) -Produce vendors at the Downtown Waco Farmers Market hope to help more people embrace their New Year’s resolutions to ear healthy this year. It was a packed house for the first market of 2022 as buyers, some for the first time, flocked to produce booths hoping to start the year off on a healthy note. Produce vendors at the farmers market say unlike grocery stores, produce here is available only when they’re in season. “Right now it’s wintertime so we’ve got a lot of our leafy stuff like spinach, we’ve got our root vegetables like carrots,” said  

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  • International Food

    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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  • Trending Food

    Top 10 Trending Foods in 2021, from Google’s Year in Search

    Want to know what’s hot? There’s no better place to go than Google Trends, which tracks the most common Google searches. Every year, they release a Year in Search report that highlights the top searches by category. Here are the top 10 food-related searches worldwide for 2021. 1. Birria tacos Birria is a dish from the Mexican state of Jalisco. Traditionally made with goat, it’s packed with chili peppers, herbs, spices, and slowly stewed in a vinegar sauce until the meat is very tender. Today’s trending version is made with beef and used as a taco filling. 2. Nasi goreng 

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    Whole Foods reveals top 10 food trends to watch next year

    In its seventh-annual food trends report​​, the Whole Foods Trends Council — ​a group of more than 50 Whole Foods Market team members with decades of trend watching experience including regional and global buyers, local foragers, and culinary experts —​ shared their top ten predictions for the forthcoming year.  “Last year, we saw tremendous pandemic-related shifts in grocery buying habits as the world adjusted to spending more time at home. As the food industry slowly adjusts to a new normal, we expect to see consumers prioritize food and drink products that deliver additional benefits—like functional sodas and  

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