The new year is here and with it comes another new season of food trend forecasts. Analysts at in the US have come up with this handy round up to help you find your way through all of that clutter and make sense of the new trends that are the most important to you and your customers.
Analysts at in the US have come up with this handy round up of some key 2017 trends reports to help you find your way through the clutter and make sense of the new trends that are the most important to you and your customers..
THE NEW YEAR IS HERE and with it comes another new season of food trend forecasts and analysis.
Food manufacturers and food service operators want to know what their consumers are looking for in new food items and new flavours. Food ingredient marketers want to support their manufacturing and food service customers with consumer insights and with an array of new ingredient products and flavour solutions that can help keep them all on trend.
Every year it seems like there are more and more food trend forecast reports flooding the marketplace. Each market research firm in the space has its report on the latest and greatest trends. Every trade magazine and industry website screams out headlines on the “Top Trends” and “Best Insights,” while every flavour company, ingredient marketer and food service supplier seems ready to put its own spin on the latest trends.
For several years now, it has been publishing a series of reports that “round up” the best trend forecasts, providing summaries of key trends and links that take you directly to the leading forecast reports.
This year, its team has prepared three different Roundup Reports covering key trends for consumers, foodservice and flavours.
Analyst Liz Bloyd reports in this year’s that 2017 will continue to focus on the customer experience and on how their food gets to their plate. She links to the annual forecast report from that focuses on key trends to watch in 2017, including food delivery services, sourcing from local suppliers, more healthy choices and new twists to classic dishes.
Anderson’s , from analyst Deb Murray, explores how the flavour industry continues to search for innovative ways to answer consumers’ increasing demands for more exciting, natural flavours and exotic flavour combinations.
Overall, Anderson’s Roundup Reports forecast an exciting year for the food industry. Many of the trends it has examined are focused on new ingredients in classical applications or on familiar ingredients in new applications. Either way it should be a very tasty new year!