special reports trends & insights flavor forecast
- From tamarind to coconut vinegar, acidic agents are stepping into the spotlight to open our senses, boost craveability, and even help “cook” without heat.
- Authenticity encompasses background, heritage, and experiences - with it comes a reinvention of regional-traditional cooking. Conscious cultural combinations are paying homage and respect to both roots and backgrounds – creating a celebration of flavor, experience, and cuisine.
- A source of pleasure, ritual, and community, indulgence comes in all shapes and forms. From a crisp, light ceviche to an over-the-top breakfast poutine, it’s about how we treat ourselves through flavor, texture, and ingredients that make us happy. Two ways this trend comes to life are through newstalgic and food maximalism. : What’s old is new again, a re-introduction of childhood favorites with a gourmet twist. : By layering flavors and textures in creative, fun, and always thoughtful ways, you can experience flavor to the max.