Top 10 ‘Fancy Food’ Trends for 2023

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Trend spotters tell us the top ten “fancy food” trends for 2023. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.

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The Specialty Food Association (SFA) Trendspotter Panel navigated thousands of specialty food products showcased by more than 1,100 exhibitors at the Las Vegas Convention Center. After great deliberation through countless products, 10 overall trends have emerged from the 2023 Winter Fancy Food Show.

Denise Purcell, SFA’s vice president, resource development says, “Products that make home cooking more convenient and restaurant-quality are in demand, whether meal starter kits, distinctive salts or butters, condiments from around the world, or foods from different global regions available as frozen entrees.”

Top 10 Trends, 2023 Winter Fancy Food Show:

  1. Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Culture
  2. Fermented for Function
  3. Honey Is Hot
  4. New Packaging Form and Utility
  5. Starters, Bases, Kits, and Shortcuts for Convenience
  6. Pantry Without Borders
  7. Sustainable, Upcycled, or Regeneratively Grown Ingredients
  8. High-Quality Meal Prep
  9. Health in Balance
  10. Beneficial Beans (and Lentils)
Top 10 ‘Fancy Food’ Trends for 2023

Sabrina Halvorson
National Correspondent / AgNet Media, Inc.

Sabrina Halvorson is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster, and public speaker who specializes in agriculture. She primarily reports on legislative issues and hosts The AgNet News Hour and The AgNet Weekly podcast. Sabrina is a native of California’s agriculture-rich Central Valley.