Whole Foods Market suggests non-alcoholic spirits, yuzu, prebiotics and botanicals are among the food influences expected to rise in popularity in the next year
October 20, 2021
Each year, a Trends Council of more than 50 Whole Foods Market team members, including local foragers, regional and global buyers, and culinary experts compile trend predictions based on decades of experience and expertise in product sourcing and studying consumer preferences, as well as in-depth workshopping with emerging and existing brands. Here is a list of the council's top 10 trends for 2022...
As more consumers take a proactive approach to their holistic health, they are increasingly motivated to purchase products that support physical, mental and emotional well-being. They’re also looking for convenient ways to add nourishing offerings into their everyday lives, as well as personalized nutrition options.
The company determined that even before Covid, food and beverage companies placed emphasis on the two super ingredients
December 14, 2020
Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, announces Ginger and Yuzu as the two Flavors of the Year for 2021. Following an unprecedented year of uncertainty, they represent the world's collective desire for strength and optimism: two superhero-like qualities characteristic of a super-root and a super-fruit.
Originating in China around the first century B.C., citrus was a bridge from East to West, where aromatic varieties were introduced to the world as both a zesty flavor and an immunity boosting medicine. With its history rooted in Asia, citrus fruits today have reached all corners of the world. Home to more than 25 citrus varieties, Japan’s citrus offers diverse profiles for the global consumer.
New tea beverages feature Mighty Leaf Tea®, real fruit pieces, fruit puree, and lemonade
July 3, 2020
New handcrafted offerings include the unveiling of six refreshing, hand-shaken iced tea beverages made with real fruit pieces and fruit puree, Strawberry Lemon Black Tea, Yuzu Citrus Black Tea, Tropical Berry Green Tea, Pineapple Citrus Green Tea, Citrus Hibiscus Tea, and Berry Hibiscus Tea, as well as the limited-edition Strawberry Vanilla Cold Brew and Citrus Cremesicle Cold Brew.
Health and wellness continues to be a catalyst for innovation, but what that term means for consumers is a moving target and is impacted by a multitude of factors such as individual need states, age, and socioeconomic status.
Don't have a travel passport on hand? That's okay. There’s an ever-growing selection of foods and beverages—both at restaurants and on retail supermarket shelves—to offer bolder ethnic flavors and multi-sensory food experiences.