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Five trends spotted at Winter Fancy Food Show


January 28, 2013
By Canadian Pizza

Jan. 28, 2013, San Francisco – A panel of trendspotters have identified five top food trends for 2013 at the 38th
Winter Fancy Food Show, which ran from Jan. 20 to 22 in San Francisco.

Jan. 28, 2013, San Francisco – A panel of trendspotters have identified five top food trends for 2013 at the 38th
Winter Fancy Food Show, which ran from Jan. 20 to 22 in San Francisco.

The trends are:

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Botanical Beverages

  • Numi Organics: Broccoli Cilantro Tea
  • Wild Poppy Juice Co.: Blood Orange Chili Juice
  • The Republic of Tea: Moringa SuperHerb Tea

Oil Nouveau

  • Arette Foods: Organic Tea Seed Oil with Sundried Tomatoes & Chili Pepper
  • Culinary Imports: Stöger Cherry Seed, Chile Seed and Tomato Seed Oils
  • La Tourangelle Artisan Oils: Organic Coconut Oil

Blue Cheese Redux

  • Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier: Point Reyes Blue Cheese Wine Grapes
  • Rogue Creamery: Blue Heaven Blue Cheese Powder
  • Mt. Sterling Co-op Creamery: Smoked Sterling Bleu Goat Cheese

So Many Seeds

  • Enjoy Life Natural Brands: Crunchy Flax Chia Cereal
  • K.L. Keller Imports: Dukkah
  • Lundberg Family Farms: Hemp-a-Licious Organic Rice Cakes

Top Banana

  • Vosges Haut-Chocolat: Wild Ophelia Peanut Butter & Banana Milk Chocolate Bar,
  • PB Crave: CoCo Bananas Peanut Butter
  • GoodPop: Frozen Banana Cinnamon Pops

The panel also identified other trends, such as fruit-infused vinegars,
chips with a healthy glow such as fuji apple chips, peppery sweets such
as cayenne shortbread, agave, and single-serve sizes.

 

The panel of trendspotters consisted of Maureen Clancy, Matters of Taste; Narsai David, CBS San Francisco; Nancy Wall Hopkins, Better Homes and Gardens; Sara Moulton, “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” Good Morning America; Kara Nielsen, CCD Innovation; Denise Purcell, Specialty Food Media; Stephanie Spencer, Sunset Magazine; Stephanie Stiavetti, NPR, Susie Timm, Girl Meets Fork; Joanne Weir, “Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence,” PBS.