How you’ll eat in ’17 from mukbang and pitaya to shakshuka and water blobs
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How you’ll eat in ’17 from mukbang and pitaya to shakshuka and water blobs

By JOHN LEHNDORFF (Boulder Weekly 12/29/16) Yogurt, bottled water, pizza, poultry sandwiches, Mexican food, fresh fruit, bars, ice cream sandwiches, chips and pancakes were the Top 10 most influential foods of the past decade in the United States, according to the food-research NPD Group. You have to wonder: Where is the kale? This is the … Continue reading

Driven by customer demand, chefs make meat share space on the plate with fresh produce
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Driven by customer demand, chefs make meat share space on the plate with fresh produce

    By John Lehndorff (This feature appears in the current issue of the trade magazine Produce Business)  Vegan. Vegetarian. Raw. Paleo. Omnivore. It’s easy to dismiss these dietary labels as just more noise about the diet du jour. After all, the most recent survey by the food research firm Technomic found that only three percent … Continue reading

Pepperoni rules; Prescribing ‘Aggression’ Cookies; Pie and the economy
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Pepperoni rules; Prescribing ‘Aggression’ Cookies; Pie and the economy

By John Lehndorff (December 5, 2014) – U.S. consumers eat pizza away from home about 60 times a year and 40 percent of those pizzas will be topped with pepperoni, according to Datassential.  … The Sterling-Rice Group’s top ten culinary trends across the U.S. in 2015 include Filipino food, Matcha green tea,  hops-free beer, Asian super-hot burning … Continue reading

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2010 Dining Trends: Pepperoni robots; Kefir rising; less food safety anxiety

Reported by John Lehndorff: Two things I love – salume and robots – come together in this video that manages to be simultaneously appetizing and mesmerizing and has a great soundtrack. Pizza anyone? PS: The best pepperoni I’ve ever tasted is made by Denver’s Il Mondo Vecchio. http://gizmodo.com/5528743/salami-sorting-robot-automation-at-its-most-delicious Reported by Natural Foods Merchandiser: The Sterling … Continue reading

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FOOD TRENDS: Human cheese; good fat news; SRG’s culinary shifts; share of throat

A compendium of food, dining and beverage trends information from the U.S. and the world From a Natural Foods Merchandiser blog about the Sterling-Rice Group’s recent Master Innovation & Game-Changing Growth 2010 conference, upcoming culinary shifts feature: Foods and manufacturers that emphasize a connection to community and local farms; Companies that do more with less; Foods … Continue reading