Food Trends in (March 2022)

From potato milk to chewable toothpaste, here's a list of foods set to soar this year

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The pandemic has played a big part in changing the way we eat. More convenience, less fuss. But healthier base ingredients all round. From plant-based innovations with new and unheard of alternative milks to immunity boosters on a mug and evolving restaurant structures and! menus, here is what is lined up for 2022.

Potato milk

While alternative non-dairy products like soy, almond and oat milks continue to be popular - the latest option is potato milk. Novel, unheard of and pretty dang delicious, we definitely recommend you try this at home. 

Plant-based meat

More people are swapping out the meat protein in their plates for cleaner, plant-based options as they turn vegan. A great transition food for those doing this has become 'plant-based meat'. And with affordable, ready-to-cook options now increasingly available, this trend is now picking up both in restaurants and cafés,  as well as amongst those cooking at home. 

Herbal teas

Soothing and loaded with health benefits like immunity boosting properties, antioxidants and anti-ageing, the demand herbal teas is not a new one. But green tea, chamomile and matcha are expected to see a surge in consumption this year.  

Cloud kitchens

After two years of Covid-19 wreaking havoc on the restaurants and hotels, a good number of players have found consistent business by opening a cloud kitchen. Costs are reduced because of no need for a dining space, cutlery, service staff or a prime location and the takeaway operations are handled through a food aggregator - putting the focus on whipping up delicious flavours that are well priced and accessible to a broad customer radius.

Chewable toothpaste

Bored of putting in the four minutes it requires to effectively clean your molars? Then, this product might be just what what you need. Chewable toothpaste while a fun idea has also been hailed as a eco-friendly one, allowing folks to ditch the tube while providing the correct amount of toothpaste per brush on the go. Go ahead, chew on that for a minute.

Easy peasy cooking 

After two years of living in a pandemic with multiple lockdowns, homemakers are tired. And picking up meats that are marinated and ready-to-cook, meal kits with ingredients that come with exact measurements or just a quickie masala paste for a no-brainer curry are all enticing options to make kitchen duties more bearable through the week. So of course, this means that more commercial and home chefs are catering to this quick-to-whip-up vertical of pastes, marinades, sauces and so forth.

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