Thursday, November 19, 2009
CHICAGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Fried, baked, boiled, or candied,
sweet potatoes are poised to be rather trendy in 2010.
2010 Trend: Sweet Potatoes?
Mintel International has just released a list of flavors and
scents they believe will be huge in the U.S. marketplace in 2010.
Turns out sweet potatoes are the new black, since theyre
delicious, healthy, and predicted to be THE functional food of
Other flavor trends on the horizon include...
Cardamom, known to be intensely aromatic with a strong,
unique taste. The spice, typically in ethnic fare, was recently
used in a line of chocolate bars.
Hibiscus, commonly in tea, has been known to lower blood
pressure. It may become a common ingredient in the beverage
market, as different waters have already begun incorporating
hints of hibiscus.
Cupuacu, set to be the next big superfruit.
The rainforest fruit contains more than 10 vitamins and
antioxidants and essential amino acids. A cupuacu-flavored
applesauce is already on the market.
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