Fast(er) Food Trends-Fancy Food Show 2017
Meal delivery kits get IPOs... buzz and buyers -but we think practically ready to eat and easy to prepare food kits-are just as appealing and faster.
Gourmet takes on this food trend -are now crowding brick and mortar grocery aisles...and include shelf stable and refrigerated offerings that elevate what can be had in a New York minute.
Bonus-can pass off as homemade deliciousness!!!!!
|Farmersland Frozen Smoothies-seven flavors -frozen cubes-thaw and serve...healthy blends of fruits, veggies, and protein -and nutrient loaded superfood ingredients like flax seed.|
|GourmetNut-just add water...mixes-plant protein, gluten-free+non+GMO|
|Smart Harvest-USDA organic, non-GMO, no added sugar, non-dairy, gluten-free-packaged in re-sealable keep in the freezer packs....|
|Smart Harvest-distinct chunks of goodness...|
|Maruyanagi Foods' Eat More Beans-edamame mix of chickpeas, soybeans, kidney beans, green peas and black beans...USDA Organic, Non-GMO, no preservatives and vegan. Steamed, not boiled---textured and tasty. Japanese company fyi...|
Ramen Noodle Slayers...
|CUCINA & AMORE aka Kitchen &Love plant based-supergrain (and filling)Farro quick meals...vegan sophisticated meals 'just stir and go' in grilled vegetables+herbs, artichoke, lemon, & roasted garlic...and roasted pepper+artichoke. Preservative, gluten free in a microwavable container w/ mix-in sauce. There's also Quinoa meals-four flavors available now too. EASY!|
|-we see the yam based shirataki konjac not flavorable but texture satisfying super low cal noodles everywhere now-fairly inexpensive too...Miracle Noodle Kitchen now sells big flavored ready to eat (heat) flavorings including pictured Spaghetti Marinara, Green Curry and Pad Thai...gluten, grain FREE, vegan, non-GMO and Paleo friendly.|
|TastyBite had em' packed at their booth-with products for customer's increasingly palate preferences for hot+spicy bold flavors. The new Indian Coconut Vegetables -non-GMO, vegetarian-a just heat and eat ready made meals in a pouch. Sophisticate blends of aromatic spices (garlic, ginger, turmeric),sweet coconut hints and hunks of sweet potatoes plus peas, broccoli, peppers-faster than takeout deliveries...and arguably better tasting. There are many offerings ranging from mild-to hot Indian (16 varieties) and Thai offerings. Shelf stable too-for 6 months.|
|SOFI winner-these shelf ready sauce/marinades-require a tad more effort-and clean-up but allows for customization-basically pick a protein or vegetable combo to sit in the marinade for 20 minutes or so, heat oil in a skillet pan, add spice blend, then add the marinaded foods in the spice blend...then add the simmer sauce and a ¼-½ cup water. Total time around 30 minutes including marinade part.|
|wow this is great-Blue Hill Bay Poke Bowl---we expect this product to hit the market soon. 20-21 grams of protein, 1400 Omega-3 Fatty Acids,,,-calorie count 340-360 per....|