At the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, new products and innovations are launched and food trends come to life. Here are the top five food trends spotted there.
If food really is #trending, then we can use this as an opportunity to get serious about demanding better policies from our representatives. We can ride the momentum of the "foodie" wave and genuinely connect with the sources of our sustenance.
It's one of the most exciting and innovative times in the food business. Some hot new trends include seed oil, salt infusions, cold brewed coffee, and while fresh fig is hardly new to the food world, it's having a moment.
Although the list curiously avoids any mentions of Nutella, bacon or even Sriracha, it's an interesting look into the future of culinary trends via the perspective of an experienced chef -- aka, somebody other than a "foodie" blogger.
Quick, cheap and chock full of flavor, street food gives hungry passers-by a lot to love. From award-winning food stalls to gourmet food trucks to noodle shops, it's easy to see how street food has staked its claim on cities across the globe.