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The Hot Plate, Tag's Food and Beverage Center of
Excellence for brands and agencies, has released its
2024 Flavor & Trends Forecast, and spicy is front
and center. The report shares flavorful highlights
of the latest ingredients, cooking techniques, and
culinary ideas predicted to drive innovation in the
food and beverage industry in North America, the
United Kingdom, and Europe.
This is hands-down one of my
favorite thought leadership initiatives
our team develops each year. Andrea and
I both have had the pleasure of seeing
them in action for nearly a decade now,
and their culinary expertise, creativity
and quality is truly unmatched. "
Olivia McCormack, Tag Canada
Is plant-based also flavor-forward?
Highly processed plant-based (not plant-forward) may have peaked
in some categories, including meat (though not seafood) substitutes,
Webster said.
And looking at fresh foods sold in grocery perimeter departments
in general, expect stronger efforts to create more differentiation in
categories in which there typically hasn't been much, Webster said.
" Think about how many apples there are available but not so with
extremely familiar and popular categories such as watermelon and
potatoes. To make these fresh and intriguing, we're going to see more
concentrated efforts here. "
Inflation has certainly had an influence on shopper behavior,
Webster said, but it's been somewhat counter-intuitive with consumers
no longer willing to compromise on categories they believe are
truly important to them at the significant expense of less important
categories.
" Stress from domestic and global uncertainty will continue to fuel
escapism spending in all industries which could lead to significant
economic problems later as consumers wrack up more debt. Economic
uncertainty and a few years of restaurant industry turmoil is driving
more consumers to at-home preparation, from full scratch to prepared
customization. "
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Here are a few of the top trends that made the
highly craved forecast for 2024:
* WILD NOT MILD: Beyond its tantalizing heat, spicy
foods offer a sensory adventure, awakening taste
buds and triggering endorphin rushes, providing a
thrilling dining experience.
* BALKAN CUISINE: The fusion of Mediterranean,
Eastern European, and Middle Eastern influences
create a sensational medley of tastes, attracting
food enthusiasts who seek adventure.
* SUPREME FLAKE: The croissant, known for its
traditional layers and flaky texture, has become
a canvas for artistic reinterpretation with its
multiple flakey layers and decadent fillings.
" Because the culinary world is becoming more global
and is ever evolving, understanding future palate
preferences is pivotal for F&B brands to stay ahead of
the curve, " said Andrea Flanders, Tag Canada's chief
client officer. " Our 2024 Flavor & Trends Forecast
is a valuable resource, brimming with insights, data,
and innovative trends that will help revolutionize the
culinary, experiential landscape in 2024. "
This year's forecast also features four 'petits fours'
or bite-size trends that deserve attention, such
as Climatarian Diet and Generative AI, which
made the list. Each of the four trends has great
potential to affect the future of
food; for example, AI is
already revolutionizing
the food industry
with AI-developed
recipes and flavor
profiles.
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