Pet Food Trends for 2022
If you are surprised that frozen-yogurt “pup-sicle” treats are now a thing, it is probably time to take another look at the trends that are going to dominate the pet food market in 2022. Everything from mono-protein diets to avoid allergies to antioxidant-laden foods for your furry friend, trends toward humanizing pet food, and making it easier on the planet, are set to dominate the next year of pet product purchasing.
More Green, Less Guilt: Food Trends for 2022
If a glass of potato milk, some plant-based “salmon” sashimi, or a turmeric ice cream sandwich sounds like a crazy idea, then it is time to get acquainted with some of the new and adventurous food trends that are going to be hitting menus, shelves, and shopping carts in 2022.
Missing Links: Keys to Great Vegetarian Sausage
A lot of time, effort, and energy can go into making regular meat sausage. For meat-free patties and links, though, the process is even more involved. With a base of lentils or chickpeas instead of savory, meaty pork, you need to do more work up front to ensure the final product is going to stand out on grocery store shelves and in customers’ minds.
Trendy and Healthy: Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, and Cauliflower
Trends show that people are continuing to eat at home even as restaurants are reopening, and other influences of COVID are changing what we are buying and eating at home. The focus on healthy living brought about by the pandemic has only increased trends toward clean labels and more nutritionally dense foods.
Hop to It: Jumping on the Veggie Beer Bandwagon
While perfecting tried and true beers with all their hoppy or malty notes is the first step in getting a great beer, adding flavors and adjuncts can open a wider world of possibilities that will challenge even the best brewer and attract increasingly savvy customers.
Don’t Have a Cow: Plant-Based Proteins in Dog Food
It is no secret that human food trends affect the food people buy for their pets. So, as more and more people have adopted vegetarian or vegan diets, interest in meat-free pet food options has increased as well.
No Bull: The Future of Animal-free Meat Alternatives
New meat alternatives have brought more consumers around to seeing plant-based proteins as viable options on menus and at the grocery store. What is more, numbers show the trend is only gaining steam.
Soy Sauce Powder: A Versatile Flavorant
Known to many as the extra sauce on their sushi or accompaniment to Chinese takeout, soy sauce is a comforting, salty, savory delight. Leave the water behind, though, and powdered soy sauce is proving to be a versatile flavorant found in some surprising places.
What’s in the Healthiest Cat Food?
As many a cat owner can attest, keeping a contented feline around the house can sometimes be tougher than a happy-go-lucky dog. And because felines can be more fickle, it can take more work to choose, and produce, healthy cat food.
Seasoned Rice: The “Choose Your Adventure” Side Dish
By definition, a yummy seasoned rice is going to rely on the ingredients nestled in alongside the strain of rice you start with. After all, choosing your seasonings for that seasoned rice is the real trick.