by Susan Able, Edible DC
What will you see next at the grocers? Among the 22,000 attendees at the largest specialty food trade show held June 28-30 at the Javits Center in New York were trend spotters. And they had their work cut out for them. There were 2,600 purveyors of drinks, sauces, cheeses, condiments, chocolates and more and over 50 countries representing a global spectrum of food.
An overarching trend was present throughout the show: The push of savory into sweets, and sweets into savories and the interest in sharp, unusual flavor pairings. Think pepper ice cream or sugared bacon spread or chocolate with pine tree oil.
From the press office, the panel of professional trendspotters who follow food trends for a living paired their picks down to the five top trends:
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