Trend Spotting at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2017
What trends sizzled at the Summer Fancy Food Show? We rounded up some of our top picks and featured the brands. You can watch our #SSFS17 video to see the top trends.
ALTERNATIVE OILS & FLOURS
Alternative oils and flours are making big headlines as consumers look for creative solutions in their kitchens.
Top trending brands in Alternative Oils & Flours: Lesley Elizabeth Inc., Hammons, Primal Kitchen, NUCO, Chosen Foods, Hudson Valley, The Truffleist, Otto's, Bob's Red Mill, and Wrapioca.
GINGER & TREE-SOURCED WATERS
Ginger continues to make a splash as more companies find unique ways to use this versatile root. This Summer Fancy Food Show also featured a large variety of water sourced from trees. Move over Maple Water...here comes Birch Water.
Brands Bringing Beverages to a Whole New Level: Asarasi, Treo, Alo, Sap!, Sapp, The Hudson Standard, The Great Jamaican, GUS, Tippleman's, and Bantam Bevy.
There is no doubt that we are a snacking nation. Further proof of consumer's interest in quick and healthy snacks lies in the increase in small-sized snack-packs throughout today's specialty food market.
Best Brands Fueling Snack Time: JC's Pie Bites, Skinny Dipped, TK, Busseto Foods, Peanut Butter & Co., and My/Mo.
The authentic flavors of street food are marketing their way to more mainstream consumers as food lovers continue to swap their classic at-home recipes for more eclectic meal options in an effort to satisfy diverse tastebuds.
Brands Full of Flavor: Frontera, Cafe Spice, and Tiger Tiger.
Vegan foods continue to capture the attention of consumers as more products are appealing to a broader market in the most versatile ways. Fish-free filet, anyone?
Leading the Pack in the Vegan Trend: Good Catch Foods, Vegan Rob's, Jica Chips, Maya Kaimal, and Nature's All.
What topped our trends at SFFS16? Check out our video from the 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show.