The Americans set the bar, and the world follows suit. Resulting from serious amounts of research, the Food & Beverage Specialty Team of MSLGROUP have summed up emerging trends in the food industry; here's the latest you need to get in on. Coffee's going to go stronger than ever being the highest source of antioxidants, preserved foods like cured, brined, pickled and fermented items will be lining the shelves and served at finedining establishgments, healthier varieties of fats and natural no-calorie sweeteners like monk fruit will replace without altering taste.
Boxed wine will soon be stocked alongside a six-pack of beer with all major winemakers joining in the race, and with consumers demanding their right to know, transparent food labeling will be the norm. An explosion of protein-fortified bars, beverages and salty snacks will serve as nutritious supplements for those with no time for a sit-down, bitter flavours will dominate the palate in stores and on menus, and finedining will take a hit to make place for gourmet street food.