The market for food has changed drastically over the past year. With COVID-19, the entire food industry has been flipped on its back, and we have seen a rapid change from eat-in to delivery services.
A growing number of apps such as Wolt and GrubHub are tailoring to customers ordering from home. As a result, there has been a push towards eco-friendliness in delivery materials as well. But what we all really care about is what new foods are hot. Here are some new food trends from this year.
No one had changed up the jerky industry until recently when biltong came onto the market. Biltong originates from South Africa and is very similar to jerky. However, while jerky is cooked in an oven, biltong is hung out to dry naturally in the air, resulting in it being much less smoky. It is now becoming known as a healthier alternative, often sought out by people on diets such as paleo.
Burger Joint Breakfast
Last year we saw fast-food giants vying for public favor as chains such as McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s rolled out Impossible Burgers and fought to offer consumers the healthiest fast food. This year, the battle is continuing on the breakfast playground. Classics like the McMuffin just don’t cut it anymore, and we are sure to see some tasty new options over the coming months.
Now that we all have plenty of candy from Halloween, we might as well put it to good use. Charcuterie plates are traditionally composed of cold meats, and perhaps the occasional cheese and cracker. However, a new trend is an imaginative charcuterie, composed of unconventional ingredients and displayed in delightful designs.