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Whole Foods predicts top product trends for 2019

Faux meat snack and an evolution in probiotics are among the trends on tap for next year

Whole Foods Market has predicted next year's top food trends for the fourth consecutive year, with such items as Pacific Rim flavours, faux meat snacks and new varieties of hemp-infused products expected to be hot.

The Amazon-owned organic grocery retail chain has determined next year's hot spots in food to be:


All of these predictions were curated from Whole Foods' culinary experts and industry leaders, responsible for sourcing items and leading trend-spotting initiatives across the chain. These specialists combine their expertise from all departments, including cheese, specialty, grocery, meat, seafood, prepared foods, produce and body care.

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