March 2019 Seafood Trends!

For many retailers, Lent, (the six-week period between Ash Wednesday and Easter) provides the seafood industry with a much-needed sales boost. In fact, U.S. retailers generated $1 billion in seafood sales during Lent last year. However outside of this brief period, seafood sales lag well behind those other fresh categories, and well behind other protein…

February 2019 Food Trends

As we all know, its officially March, so I failed at getting this out in the actual month described, but regardless, there are some interesting food trends going on right now. Rise of vegan food These days it seems more and more of us are embracing a more plant friendly lifestyle, with vegan restaurants opening…

CBD Dinners – the new rage?

As noted in my December 2018 Food Trends article, CBD (cannabidiol) is being used in more and more kitchens throughout the country and overseas, and in fact has become a selling point in some eateries. Brighton England finally welcomed its first cannabis infused restaurant, The Canna Kitchen, which offers a vegan menu infused with CBD…

December 2018 Food Trends!

Who doesn’t love December? Even if you’re not a Christmas person, the festive bright lights hung everywhere, the smell of pine from the Christmas trees on every corner of New York City, the fun winter cocktails, and Christmas popup bars, the (sometimes obnoxious) Christmas music everywhere…you must admit, as much as you want to hate…