It is that time of year again when trend predictions are everywhere. For over a decade, my business has been identifying and sharing health, nutrition, food, and agriculture trends. In 2022, we continue to navigate a global pandemic which is …

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Cassava was trending in North America in 2018 for its grain-free, nut-free, gluten-free, and paleo characteristics and remains popular into 2021. It is a nutty-flavoured, starchy root tuber. It’s been a fixture of the West African diet for years because …

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This is another blog topic from my early 2020 list, before the global pandemic disrupted the world’s focus for almost everything including our behaviours around food and eating patterns.  As consumers continue to crave innovative healthy snacks from natural sources …

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First up – technically it’s a dairy-free substitute for butter or simply a plant-based spread. This is not something new, the terms butter and milk are widely being used to describe plant-based alternatives both on package and via marketing campaigns, …

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