Tag: International Cuisine

Menu Innovation Spurring Breakfast’s Revival at Restaurants

As professionals return to offices and on-site work post-pandemic-peak, restaurants are revitalizing breakfast service in a trend back toward innovative items with international influences. Chains are driving morning traffic back with discounts and deals, TODAY …

5 Takeaways From Natural Products Expo West 2022

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Natural Products Expo West 2022 was a welcome moment of normalcy for the food industry. The Anaheim Convention Center buzzed with an energy that hadn’t been felt since 2019 – when the …

From Kimchi to Bulgogi, Korean Cuisine Gaining Steam

Korean cuisine had its moment in 2021, and all indications suggest that popularity could last for the foreseeable future. According to new data from analytics company Spoonshot, interest in Korean cuisine spiked nearly 90% in …

Analysis: Industry Flocked to Gulfood Event

DUBAI—Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage sourcing event, rebounded in a big way from the pandemic this year. The show, which concluded on February 17, featured 4,000 exhibiting companies from 120 countries, up …

Trend to Watch in 2022: Caribbean Cuisine

It’s apparent at deli counters and restaurants all over: Caribbean cuisine is gaining traction with consumers. The National Restaurant Association recently identified Caribbean food as one of its top trends to watch in 2022. AF&Co/Carbonate …

Is America Ready to Embrace African Cuisine?

While many traditional African foods are embedded in American culture, as a category, African cuisine remains largely unrepresented. But as consumers’ appetite for global flavor continues to flourish, the tides of change are well ashore. …

Lamb: The Latest Meat in High Demand

Lamb sales are surging. While shoppers used to be wary due to its higher price tag, store sales of lamb jumped 28% year-over-year as of last month, according to Nielsen. Meanwhile, beef sales rose 25.6% …