Plant-based pastas, kelp, nostalgic treats and a caffeinated species of holly are just some of the trends Whole Foods expects to dominate the food industry in 2023.
The Amazon-owned retailer’s Trends Council, a collective of more than 50 Whole Foods Market team members – including local foragers, regional and global buyers and culinary experts – released its eight annual report Thursday (Oct. 20).
“Our trends predictions are an exciting look at where we believe both product innovation and customer preferences are headed in the coming year. We anticipate seeing these trends in the food industry at large, on dinner tables, in lunch boxes and on our store shelves,” said Sonya Gafsi Oblisk, chief marketing officer at Whole Foods Market.
Read on for more of Whole Foods’ top 10 food trend predictions for 2023: