Our Predictions: 2013 Food Trends

Photo by: Courtesy of Navitas Naturals

New Twists on Current Trends

Coconut water, a hot hydrator for the last several years, now comes in a powdered form, so you can mix it on the go or add it

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Photo by: Courtesy of Navitas Naturals

New Twists on Current Trends

Coconut water, a hot hydrator for the last several years, now comes in a powdered form, so you can mix it on the go or add it to smoothies. And nutritious chia seeds are also available as a powder, which can be used in baked goods as a flour substitute and sprinkled over oatmeal and yogurt. Navitas Naturals makes both products.

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Fri, Dec 28, 2012 2:08 PM EST

If you've been asking yourself what the next kale, quinoa, and cupcake will be, then read on for our food trend 2013 predictions. By: Frances Largeman-Roth, RD

What will be on your plate in 2013? According to Technomic, a food service research and consulting firm, we'll be seeing more vegetables and grains on menus, plus savory snacks, and upscale ramen noodles. And other food industry watchers predict that sour will be the new salty and that popcorn will have its day. Let's take a closer look at some of the food trends we predict will be big in the year ahead.

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