4 World Food Trends
After enjoying a long run as the star snack food among health-conscious consumers over the past few years, kale chips will be giving way to other vegetables and new proteins as they likewise get the dehydration treatment in 2016 and line the shelves of health food stores, predict experts at Whole Foods Market. Think dehydrated broccoli, Brussels sprout and parsnip chips as well as salmon, brisket and chicken jerky. Here are a few other health food trends predicted to become popular in 2016.
1. Heirloom ingredientsThough the concept of heirloom may be best associated with tomatoes in the edible world, experts predict that heirloom ingredients will also extend to other foods, such as popcorn and chocolate. Heirloom plants and vegetables have been preserved and cultivated for generations and are prized for their old-world flavours.
2. Canned wineYoung, Millennial drinkers are driving winemakers to innovate and shed its stuffy image. Enter wine in a can, a portable option that's easy to chill and available in single servings.
Read about HL's 2015 Food Trends