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R&D
bit safer this year to make sure
they're back on track and ready
to hit the ground running once
the pandemic is fully in the
rearview mirror.
Look for continued flavor
innovations in the fresh
perimeter going forward, Webster
said, as the channel builds on its
successes picking up the slack for
foodservice during COVID.
" The pandemic really opened
the door for retailers to innovate
and grab share as restaurants
shut down or were limited in
their ability to serve patrons.
We've seen a lot of play with meal
kits, preparation kits, recipe ideas,
new products. Retailers really
stepped up their game over the
past year and a half and are going
to be an even more formidable
competitor to restaurants and
foodservice going forward.
COVID's lasting impact
COVID's biggest impact on
flavor trends, Webster said,
could be in the ethnic category.
Without being able to travel
internationally, people aren't
exposed to new cuisines and
don't bring those expectations
back with them.
In addition, many smaller
ethnic operators were impacted
by closures.
" We lost a bit of the engine that
introduces those new flavors,
foods, formats and preparations
into our culture, " she said. " I
think we'll see experimentation
with those cuisines that are
more familiar in our culture or
those that were already gaining a
greater foothold, like Korean. "
Formats that can be easily
communicated to an American
audience, or flavors from those
cuisines, will be incorporated
into some of the growing
and trending formats like
fried chicken sandwiches,
Webster added.
But it won't be until 2022,
she predicted, that there's a real
resurgence of exploration and
experimentation with cuisines
that have yet to gain any kind of
momentum or awareness here.
COVID created big spikes
in demand for comfort foods,
snacks and breakfast foods
with nostalgic flavors, MarksMcGee
said. Those categories
will continue to impact flavor
innovation and be mainstays.
But with workers going back to
their offices and kids going back
to in-person school, convenience
will become a focus again and
there will be a resurgence of
grab-and-go products, quick
and easy meal prep and other
convenience-centric options.
With limited travel, US
consumers are exploring local
and accessible destinations. As
part of that trend, Marks-McGee
sees regional flavors continuing
to gain traction.
" The best example is BBQ
and the many different regional
styles, flavors, and recipes, " she
said. " As travel opens, I foresee
more consumer interest in travel
outside of the US. Consumers'
pent-up travel demand dubbed
'travel revenge' will drive
flavor innovation inspired by
multicultural and diverse foods
and beverages found in remote
destinations. "
According to DoorDash's Deep
Dish 2021 midyear report, 68%
of Americans plan to visit new
places post-pandemic.
Culinary Tides' top trending flavors
* Seasoning blends coming
from border states, low
country, Caribbean
* Regional bbq, jerk,
chimichurri
* Alcohol in desserts
* Fermented, sour making
a comeback
* Tropical fruit and
" super fruits "
* Hot honey, sweet heat
* Varietal vinegars
* Varietal chilies and citrus
* Tamarind
* Chamomile, hibiscus,
elderflower
* Global sauces - sambal,
guasacaca, shacha
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