U.S. Food Trends A Detailed Look at Operator & Consumer Perspectives: Sheet Pan Cooking, Halloumi, Next-Level Bread Courses, Winter Forest Flavors, Asafoetida, Budino, Veggie-Derived Food Dyes, Asian Whisky
In this issue of TIPS, discover how winter forest flavors are making the jump from Christmas tree to dinner table. Learn about halloumi, a sliceable, grill-able Middle Eastern cheese; find out why asafoetida is sometimes called "devil's dung;" brush up on your budino knowledge; and see how restaurants are taking bread courses to the next level. Also dive into the Instagram-worthy sheet pan cooking and natural food-based dye trends, and explore the wide world of Asian whisky.
TIPS (Trends, Insights, Perspectives, Sightings) brings you deep analysis of food trends at different stages along the menu adoption cycle. Each issue is packed with extensive research, foodservice/menu availability, media coverage, and both consumer and foodservice operator data.
Datassential, a Chicago-based food industry research and consulting firm, brings clients real-world information on foodservice and consumer packaged goods in the U.S. and around the world. The company’s services, including its extensive MenuTrends database, provide in-depth reporting on trends in menu offerings, flavor profiles, ingredients and preparations. Datassential helps operators, retailers, and suppliers understand and capitalize on these important trends.
Datassential makes the food industry smarter. We provide trend software, predictive analytics, and consumer insights that help manufacturers, food retailers, and chain restaurants innovate and sell more intelligently.