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Food and Nutrition Trends for 2013

Here’s a line-up of food and eating trends for the year!

Year of the Vegetable. Vegetables, especially cauliflower and other nutritious cruciferous veggies will take centre stage this year. Expect to see vegetable plates and even veggies in desserts. Can’t wait!
Homemade snacks and DIY yogurt. It’s all about healthier homemade options of our favourite guilty pleasures.
Exercising to eat. Dieting is out. Consumers want to justify their indulgences and splurges by walking or running it off. Eating delicious food plus regular exercise – sounds like a win-win!
Brazilian cuisine. Inspired by World Cup 2014 to be held in Brazil, Brazilian fare is expected to “take the world by storm”. Anyone for Feijoada or Churrascaria?
Waste not, want not. According to Sylvain Charlebois, economics professor at the University of Guelph, Canadian households waste 38% of their food purchased in stores and restaurants. Consumers need to adopt better shopping practices and using leftovers in creative ways. Herein lies an excellent opportunity for your brand to help consumers better manage their food purchases and cooking habits

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