12 Food Trends That Will Be Everywhere in 2019
It’s safe to say that keto, poke bowls, rolled ice cream, and Filipino cuisine took over 2018. Though we’re just a few days into the new year, we can’t help but wonder which food trends might be up next. Thankfully, a bunch of studies and predictions have been made by Whole Foods, The National Restaurant Association, and more. Here, we’ve listed down the food items that are expected to reign in 2019.
From lab-grown to fruit-based alternatives, faux meat continues to have a moment for 2019. The Impossible Burger from Impossible Foods, made from heme protein, is going to be released in retail stores this year. While jackfruit is forecasted to take off as a meat alternative.
Whole Foods is also banking on faux meat but in the form of snacks. The report says, “Mushrooms like king trumpet will play a key role here, flexing their flavor and texture powers in tasty jerky, “pork” rinds and “bacon” snacks (used in both Pig Øut Pigless Bacon Chips and
A combination of Paleo and vegan, the
Right now, the interest in oat milk has surged so high that there’s already a shortage for the milk alternative. But don’t fret as it only takes 10 minutes to make a homemade version, and all you need are rolled oats, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and optional spices.
Whether as a side or a soup ingredient, mushrooms have, for the most part,
New meat cuts
This particular trend is one that’s carried over from last year. According to the National Restaurant Association, “on trend and inexpensive, shoulder tender, oyster steak, Vegas Strip or a Merlot cut” continue to be popular among restaurants and consumers.
Butter made from almond, cashew, and walnut ruled 2018, but this year a new offering is predicted to join these nut
One of the most surprising trends is chickpea-based desserts. It’s one ingredient that will be everywhere, from milkshakes, ice cream as part of the dairy-free movement. What’s more, chickpea is full of nutrients which makes it an ideal base for
The frosé can be traced back to 2017, but it never quite caught on as strongly as other drink trends. This year, however, is seen to be the frozen drink’s year. What makes this year’s version more interesting is the addition of a classic flavor: The Aperol Spritz.
Bread is making a comeback after years of carb-free trends. Out of all, sourdough is going to be strong this year, according to Pinterest. This time, bread baking at home is seen as the driver of the trend. Searches for baking bread rose to 413 percent from last year.
One of the biggest wellness trends for 2019
Coconut water has ruled the plant water market for years. Other plant-based waters made from artichoke, cactus, watermelon, maple, birch, aloe,
For sustainability, the star food trend is “ugly” produce. These include misshapen, deformed, and bruised fruits and vegetables. Start-up companies have picked up the trend to offer delivery services while grocery stores in other countries are offering “ugly” produce at a discount to encourage customers.