Top 5 Food Trends 2012

Smaller portions of dessert are the current rage

   

The 2012 National Restaurant Association Show took place this week. The event highlighted the latest happenings in the restaurant industry. Here’s a look at the top five food trends that were featured during the show, according to Nation’s Restaurant News.

  1. Miniature or single-serving desserts: Smaller dessert potions are becoming more popular among consumers. The petite sizes also give chefs a chance to customize each creation.
  2. Indulgent desserts: Decadent desserts like premium ice cream and specialty cookies are also trendy.
  3. Customizable coffee: Many display booths belonging to coffee suppliers featured single-serve coffee machines.
  4. Southeast Asian flavors: Tastes of Southeast Asia, like dishes with sweet chile sauce and coconut milk, were also popular.
  5. Sustainability: Since more and more consumers are interested in eco-friendly items, so are many restauranteurs.

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