- April 1st, 2014
Which ones were really tearing up the produce section in 2013? The numbers are in from Meijer Foods.
>> Power Greens. Kale showed particularly strong growth along with Brussels sprouts, organic salads, and bagged greens.
>> Fresh Herbs. Fresh herbs like basil and cilantro were a way to bring out flavor without adding salt.
- March 1st, 2014
There was a lot to like in the food projections at the beginning of this year. After perusing many different sources some distinct commonalities emerged—simple, healthy, farm-to-fork, hyper-local sourcing, and sustainability all rang out resoundingly across the food forecasts.
Functional foods vs. superfoodsThis year in superfoodsBy Adam Swenson
- February 1st, 2014
Celebrity chefs, product developers, restaurant consultants, and even grocery store shoppers all agree that 2014 will focus on more high-impact, low-calorie options. Locally sourced meats, seafood, and produce are also a growing trend among shoppers and restaurants alike. Ancient grains like freekeh and chia are becoming buzzworthy and cropping up all over.